All metals welcome and sterling is appreciated as an alternative metal
I thought and thought and thought and just could not devise an unique chain pattern of my own, so I sat down and made a European Box chain with 6 mm ID rings (hand cut from 18 gauge round copper wire). The result is a 7 inch bracelet here displayed on a flocked hand. The process of making chain is very relaxing for me; and it exercises my arthritic hands. Cutting to the chase, here it is:…
For those who want to see the basic process for creating a piece of jewelry, here is a chronicle through the creation of a necklace pendant.
First a brass blank was selected to put my design on. I had an idea about a "drop" of metal with a stone inset at the bottom of the drop. I drew a stylized drop…
The Federal Trade Commission plans to revise the widely used and consulted Guides for the Jewelry, Precious Metals, and Pewter Industries in 2012, the agency announced.
This would mark the Guides’ first major overhaul since 1996.