Ever since I discovered the awesome hairpin necklaces I’ve been trawling the Internet for other unusual items that can be made into Jewellery. It’s opened up a whole new world for me: food, cutlery, bottle tops, cans, there are heaps of materials waiting to be discovered right under my nose. I thought I’d share some with you… … More Unusual Fab Jewellery!
It’s been over a week since my last post where I promised more proactivity and less procrastination. Well I think I’ve done OK. I’ve made 4 necklaces and a bracelet (although I hated one of the necklaces and took it apart an hour later), learnt a new bead weaving stitch (flat spiral), had a play around … More End of A Busy Week
Remember that really annoying but wise saying that your mum would tell you as a kid?… “Don’t put off till tomorrow what you can do today” As a kid you would think, but I’ve got weeks before I need to hand in that assignment or revise for that test, I can do it later! Well frequently, that … More A Lesson Learned
Today was my local bead show and I was excited to see what new treasures I could find. I arrived armed with a list of the things that I wanted to get, mainly findings, wire, threads and if I was lucky some affordable sterling silver. I promised myself that I’d use the show as an opportunity to … More A Day at The Bead Show
I’ve been offline for a few days enjoying my extended Easter break from the day job. I have to confess that I’ve eaten chocolate mini eggs for breakfast and spent some lazy mornings in bed watching the jewellery making channel (why is it that the more you watch those shopping channels the more convinced you … More Hairpins & Paperclips