Jewellery Making · Necklace

Agate Layered Necklace

A few week ago I was asked again by Beads Direct to design a piece of jewellery and write a tutorial for their website. I was required to use beads from their new stock. Before replying I had a quick look through their ‘New’ section and found the most gorgeous Agate beads in so many… Continue reading Agate Layered Necklace

Jewellery Making

Bead Loom Bracelets and Redbubble Shopping!

When I was a kid I would spend hours with lengths of embroidery floss making friendship bracelets. I was always delighted when I learned a new knotting technique and intrigued to see how it would look in different colours. I suppose not much has actually changed since then only now, instead of embroidery thread, I… Continue reading Bead Loom Bracelets and Redbubble Shopping!

Handmade Jewellery · Polymer Clay

Polymer Clay Lace

I made these some time ago but never got around to blogging them (mainly because I’m pretty rubbish at blogging at the moment!) My aim was to give the impression of a delicate lace pattern but in polymer clay. I figured that using black for the ‘lace’ and translucent to support the pattern was the… Continue reading Polymer Clay Lace

Jewellery Making · Polymer Clay

Leopard Print Jewellery

So, being the super savvy Etsy seller that I am (read – I am totally not super savvy or particularly fashion forward!) I looked up what is on trend for Autumn. The answer was, amongst other things, most definitely animal print. I thought it would be fun to try my hand at a leopard print… Continue reading Leopard Print Jewellery

Jewellery Making · Polymer Clay

Hand Embossed Beads

At the start of the summer I decided that I wanted to make some simple beaded, polymer clay necklaces. These were supposed to be quick and easy beads to make fun, everyday necklaces. I chose my colours of clay and made into little balls. I decided to hand emboss little patterns onto them which would… Continue reading Hand Embossed Beads