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Jewelry at your finger tip: Is it worth it?
Introduction Would you get rid of all your gold or silver for the wave of light beam? Well? Would you? Imagine walking into a jewelry store and the salesperson approaches you and tells you that you can pick, money not being an object, any of the material available and the piece will be customized for... Read More
Creation of the Day- Turquoise Lock piece
[caption id="attachment_257" align="alignright" width="168"] Turquoises lock piece[/caption] What has been going on After a long day of studying, practicing and taking a lab exam I decided to relax for a while! And what is the best way to relax than to redesign one of my old pieces?  Yes! I created a lock charm that connects to jumper ring... Read More
Jewelry collection and selling them!
Back to reality... I know it has been a while since I posted anything new. I am now back in the United States and I am back to living my life a  college student and as a resident assistant.  This is the time of the year students come back for vacation, get their stuff from... Read More
Paper Beads and Recommended Product
[caption id="attachment_207" align="alignright" width="236"] Large paper beads[/caption] Here is my update In my previous post, I talked a bit about paper beads and the background behind them. So after doing more research, I want to go more in depth on how you make them. For those who want to purchase them,  they are beautiful as... Read More
Look at these colorful paper beads from Botswana
The colors! My trip to Botswana is almost to a close! I went to the mall and bought some paper beads. I know, typical westerner move. We originally wanted to go to the art market but it was closed and this was the closest thing to it! [caption id="attachment_204" align="alignright" width="300"] Paper Beads[/caption] You will... Read More
Creations of the Day: Tree of Life and wire wrapping
[caption id="attachment_173" align="aligncenter" width="372"] Tree of life Charm and Wire Wrapped Glass Beads[/caption] Description Here I have two wire wrapped beads.  These are identical beads that I bought from Accra, Ghana. I was in my mid-teens when I bought these beads so I do not remember exactly how they were made. What I like about these... Read More
Creation of the Day: Glass Stud Earrings
  [caption id="attachment_169" align="alignleft" width="300"] Glass beads[/caption] Using glass beads to make Stud earrings My first wire wrapped stud earrings, made of glass beads!  I usually create dangle earrings but for the first time, I created a pair of stud earrings! Now, this is the beauty of creating handmade jewelry, notice how the glass beads... Read More
Unique Handmade Copper Ring-Yay or Nay?
[caption id="attachment_158" align="alignleft" width="176"] Emerald ring[/caption] [caption id="attachment_159" align="alignright" width="216"] Emerald ring (side view)[/caption] Practice Practice Practice! Today I created a wire wrapped finger ring. I decided to experiment with bead jewelry and decided to continue to freshen up my handmade rings making skills. This is not my first attempting in creating rings however, it... Read More
Creation of the Day: Minimalist Earrings
[caption id="attachment_154" align="aligncenter" width="275"] Copper dangle earrings[/caption] The need to Create with minimalism! This my creation of the day! Today I worked on this pair of simple, yet elegant earrings. The wire is made of solid  22 gauge copper and faux onyx diamond shaped beads. I was in the mood for creating a piece that... Read More
Take a look into my lock Jewelry history
I am known to wear traditional jewelry necklaces, bracelets, rings, and earrings. However, one type of jewelry that has been near and dear to me is humble and rarely talked about loc jewelry. It is also as the lock Sprankle or dreadlock sleeve.  Today I want to tell you how I developed the interest in... Read More