Do you have a collection of chain scraps in your bead stash? One of the easiest and most fun ways to use these scraps is to combine them to make a layered look in your next project! Don’t worry if you have a variety of metal finishes and chain styles; you can create […]
I am totally in love with the new Preciosa Czech Crystal Rhinestone Chain we just launched! As we worked on our inspiration using the new rhinestone cup chain, I noticed we had several little sections of chain left over, so I thought they would make cute ring embellishments!
First, I gathered the tools and supplies I would […]
I am definitely a creature of habit when it comes to chain, because I keep coming back to the same two chains over and over again: 1.3mm Sterling Silver Cable Chain and its sibling 1.5mm Gold-Filled Cable Chain.
These chains are incredibly thin (32 gauge!) and light, and […]
There’s just no avoiding chain scraps. I almost always have a pile of random lengths of chain at the end of a project, but I save them because even the smallest scraps can be handy. With today’s tips you can cut down on waste and use more of your chain than you ever […]
Last week I almost lost one of my favorite bracelets! The toggle clasp came undone and it slipped off unnoticed in the grocery store. My jewelry was returned to me, but I’ve heard about so many bracelets lost due to faulty clasps that it’s time to share a handy tip – the safety […]
Not all jewelry is a one-size-fits-all product. If you don’t know the exact wrist size or necklace length preference of the eventual wearer of your jewelry creations, then an extender chain is a great solution for you!
An extender chain will work with a spring ring, lobster claw clasp, hook clasp or an S-clasp. […]