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Handmade Jewelry

Inspiration & how-to's for beading, wire-wrapping, & knotting to make pretty adornments :-)

How to make a beaded ring - nice tutorial . . . . ღTrish W ~ www.pinterest.com... . . . . #handmade #jewelry #beading

Beaded lace wrist band; would be very pretty for a bridal party. #handmade #jewelry #beading

Jewelry organizing & display ~ two towel rods from Hobby Lobby & S-shaped shower hooks from Wal-mart. A nice idea from House On The Way :-)

Long, delicate multi-layer necklace -- Wire-wrapped apatite with green onyx, yoga lotus flower, quatrefoils, & aqua chalcedony pendant in gold vermeil bezel. . . . . ღTrish W ~ www.pinterest.com... . . . . #handmade #jewelry

Chunky beachwear necklace & earrings :: Another entry in Instructables' current Handmade Jewelry Contest. Made with fairly simple knots, using paracord & wooden beads. A more delicate look can be had from different materials, but the paracord is a great way to get started by practicing. Nice tutorial. . . . . ღTrish W ~ www.pinterest.com... . . . . #knotting

India-inspired necklace :: Nice tutorial on Instructables, & an entry into their current Handmade Jewelry Contest. Shown with paracord & large metallic-finish acrylic beads. Uses a series of simple cross knots to achieve the woven look. . . . . ღTrish W ~ www.pinterest.com... . . . . #knotting

DIY paper bead templates for different shapes . . . . ღTrish W ~ www.pinterest.com... . . . . #handmade #jewelry

Paper Bead jewelry - templates for different shapes . . . . ღTrish W ~ www.pinterest.com... . . . . #handmade #jewelry

Beaded heart pendants by underthemountain . . . . ღTrish W ~ www.pinterest.com... . . . . #handmade #jewelry #beading #wire_wrapping

Focus Bracelet (Sundance Catalog) - focal point of turquoise & blue quartz, with cultured pearls; button & leather loop closure . . . . ღTrish W ~ www.pinterest.com... . . . . #handmade #jewelry

Beaded knot earrings; would make a nice pendant too #handmade #jewelry #beading

Double figure-eight knot - Specific written instructions on website. #knotting

Carrick bend knot; a bend knot attaches two separate pieces of rope. Specific written instructions on website. #knotting

Braided bracelet with sailor's knot center. This design incorporates an LED light in the center of the knot, with current from a 3V watch battery being supplied by the purple wire. Simple, but it amazes me :-) #handmade #jewelry #knotting #braiding

  • Jasmine

    I think the wire would be uncomfortable if it wasn't finished properly

  • Trish W

    Probably, but I wouldn't attempt this with the LED light. I just liked the braiding :-)

  • Jasmine

    Yeah so do I. I think I would do it n blue. :-)

Slatts paracord bracelet - A clear, simple weaving technique with no special tools required. Can be used as a bracelet, hatband, or belt. #knotting

Boho Garden Blues Bracelet ~ Multi-strand micro-macrame cotton thread with pretty beads, & lightly hammered extender chain with charms #handmade #jewelry #knotting #beading

Simple back-&-forth wrapping for this bracelet looks like fishtail braid. #handmade #jewelry #braiding #knotting

Partial wrap bracelet of knotted cotton cord & aqua beads #handmade #jewelry

Wrap-style bracelet using ball chain, a fast little project. Link to website: www.howtoinstruct... . . . . ღTrish W ~ www.pinterest.com... . . . . #handmade #jewelry

Raw quartz crystal set in copper, by MidwestAlchemy. A beautiful collection of raw minerals & gemstones, offered as rings or pendants. #handmade #jewelry #ring #pendant