A good friend of mine asked if I could make her some personalized gothic jewelry. Since I had some spider charms left from a previous order I searched for all the black and grey beads I had. After my friend told me what beads she liked best, I went on designing. She wanted 2 stretch […]Read more
I thought of sharing some older pieces with beadwork on them today.
They are inspired by the contemporary native american pieces you can find all around social media and the internet.
Earrings ‘Dia de los Muertos’
The mexican holiday ‘Dia de Muertos’ – which translates to Day of the Dead – is getting more and more popular in other parts of the world.In Anglophone Countries it is referred to ‘Dia de los Muertos’.It is a multi-day holiday from October 31st to November 2nd and so coincides with the Western Christian holidays […]Read more
Recycling Designs for Cabochons
Often I stumble over a printed ad or the packaging of a new perfume with really lovely details that I use for creating cabochons and some lovely jewelry. That way I give them a second life: All you need is some imagination and some glass cabochons in differetn sizes for testing.And some more things: glass […]Read more
Printed designs for cabochons
A few months ago the sister of a friend got a little baby dog.She asked me if I could make a pendant with the first pic when the new family member arrived at her new home. This is just one way to use printed designs for cabochons. They make perfect personalized gifts for birthdays, weddings […]Read more
Nail polish cabochons
So I wanted to make my mom a nice gift for Mother’s day.She likes a dark blue and so I made a little pendant for her with nail polish and a clear glass cabochon. I’m sure you all got some old nail polishes at home you don’t use anymore. Might be that the colors are […]Read more
Design your own cabochons
Cabochons – also called cabs – are centerpieces of jewelry.They are domed on one side and flat on the other (most of the time). They can be made of different materials like precious stones, semi precious stones, cut glass and many more.Also polymer clay can be used to design and form them. When using clear […]Read more