SPINNER RINGS Spinner rings, fidget rings, meditation rings. The Spinner Ring continues to be popular and fun to wear! A modern take on the Tibetan Prayer Wheel, these rings are designed so that the inner ring sits comfortably [ … ] Read More
What Do I Need to Make That? Domed Earrings
DOMED EARRINGS Most fabricated pieces of jewellery start with a basic flat sheet of metal and/or some straight wire. Chasing or dapping the metal creates form and dimensional interest to these flat surfaces. A Dapping Set is a useful [ … ] Read More
What Do I Need to Make That – Marrakesh and O Designs
It’s amazing how many wonderful jewellery designs one can create just using Wire Jump Rings!! Kathy’s Marrakesh, O Pendants, and O Rings are just some examples. Kathy’s designs using Jump [ … ] Read More
Setting Stones in Handmade Bezels
There many ways to set stones including; bezels (hand-fabricated or pre-made), claws, flush set, tension set, channel, etc. but knowing how to set your stones in hand-fabricated bezels is an essential technique in metalsmithing. This technique is not difficult, [ … ] Read More
What Is Water Casting and How Is It Done?
Humans have been casting metal for the past 5000 years! Our world without casting is unimaginable! Casting has also been used in jewellery making for thousands of years. One of the beauties of Water Casting is that it’s a [ … ] Read More
These Are A Few Of Our Favourite Things!!
“Pliers and files and hammers and bench blocks, Flush cutters, torches and wood doming blocks, Tumbling ear wires and the joy that it brings, These are a few of my favourite things” ( With apologies to Rodgers and Hammerstein! [ … ] Read More
What Is Fold Forming?
Fold forming is one of the most beautiful ways to sculpt metal into graceful shapes. This technique gives you the ability to transform flat metal into flowing, three dimensional shapes that have a natural, organic quality to them. The [ … ] Read More
Myrna Giesbrecht – One at a Time, One of a Kind
Meet Myrna, I am an artist. I knit, sew, and create mixed media jewelry. The mediums are listed in that order because that’s how it happened. I started to knit as a child, so long ago and far away that [ … ] Read More
Lindsay Gibson – Moonstone River Jewellery
Meet Lindsay, I am so happy that you’ve stopped by to say hi : ) I believe that happiness and healing are possible for everyone! That is why I create jewellery with love and healing blessings for you! Each [ … ] Read More
Christine Dibble – Bodacious Butterflies
Meet Christine: Christine started hand-making Bodacious Beads woven beaded jewelry in 2011, in a search for alternative forms of creative self-expression. Bodacious Butterflies butterfly wing jewelry came to be in 2012 after taking a stained glass art class from Sunlight [ … ] Read More
Kim Naylor – Keeping Afloat
Meet Kim: Kim Naylor was born and raised in Prince Rupert on the north coast of British Columbia. Her maternal grandfather was a fisherman for over 40 years and collected glass fishing floats. Kim inherited her fascination with precious [ … ] Read More
“Naked I came into the world, but brush strokes cover me, language raises me, music rhythms me. Art is my rod and my staff, my resting place and shield, and not mine only, for art leaves nobody out. Even [ … ] Read More