Instructables: exploring - living - jewelry - jewellery - featured Sun, 1 Feb 2015 04:00:03 PST BLOX v1.01 Climbing Gorilla Necklace
Climbing Gorilla Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kiteman More than five years ago, I recreated a traditional wooden toy in cardboard. Hanging in my hallway, that toy, a climbing gorilla, has been surprisingly resilient, seeing regular use since then.Since I got my laser cutter, I've been intending to make a new gorilla, but I didn't just want to make exa...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 08:40:34 PST
How to Make Cool Stainless Steel Jewellery
How to Make Cool Stainless Steel Jewellery - More DIY How To Projects]]> cammers Hello Instructablers.At my work we use 4mm stainless steel wire rope to suspend submersible water pumps down bore holes. We are frequently left with short lengths left-over that would usually be wasted. I used some of this left-over wire rope to make some cool bangles for my daughter.In this i'ble I...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 06:35:07 PDT
Customizable 3D Printed Jewelry
Customizable 3D Printed Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> hotglue This project was driven by a desire to use 3D printed plastic in combination with other materials. My collaborator Kristina Larsen (Instructables member Kristinaliv) and I have been using felt for a variety of other projects and the bright colors, matte finish, and unexpected material juxtaposition ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:37:02 PDT
How to Make a Paracord Bracelet
How to Make a Paracord Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> Katie Vallis Learn how to make a paracord with this fun video. Bad jokes included! Instructions below...but you should really watch the video too! What you will need LighterParacordScissorsRelease buckle/clipTape measure Cut the paracord Cut the paracord to length. Approximately 8ft for an 8" bracelet. The...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:25:26 PDT
Hex Nut Bracelet & Earrings
Hex Nut Bracelet & Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kozmicblues69 Hex Nuts Rock!I don't know why but I really love Hex Nuts! When I was a teenager I did my first Hex Nut Earring (which is one of my favorite earrings and I still wear it).The other day I went to a hardware store and I found very cheap hex nut packs. I had to buy a pair! Since I bought them I've made...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:30:48 PDT
Swirly wire encased bead pendant
Swirly wire encased bead pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> emilyvanleemput After a bit of experimenting with wire, I came up with this pendant. I was quite surprised by how fast and easy it was. It's somewhat classy look can be influenced by whatever colour and shape bead you decide to use.I hope you like it! Materials To make a pendant like this, you will need:- pliers...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 01:18:17 PDT
Drop Forged Bracelet - make jewellery from tools
Drop Forged Bracelet - make jewellery from tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kiteman I was browsing a cheap tool stall in a market, and came across a set of "drop forged" spanners for the price of a cup of coffee.As I am sure you know, you get what you pay for when it comes to tools. I put them back on the rack, saying to myself; "That cheap, they'll bend around my hand before they...
By: Kiteman

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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:52:55 PDT
Infinite circles crochet bracelet
Infinite circles crochet bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> emilyvanleemput This bracelet consists of three circles that have been crochet together. I used the same principle as used for mobius weaving, but normally seven rings are joined this way by weaving it in each other once. For this bracelet, I wove the circles together three times. It's quite a simple project, but t...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:05:48 PDT
Earth Necklace
Earth Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> dhivya86s I made this using rough semi precious stone beads. That's where it gets its name Earth Necklace :)Lets see how to make this necklace/earrings -1. Things needed. 2. Designing3. Making the pendant/Earrings4. Crimping5. Making the necklace6. Its Done!! Things Needed Tools and necessary beading mater...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 21:11:38 PDT
DIY Crocheted necklace an bracelets with perls
DIY Crocheted necklace an bracelets with perls - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ludorn I checked out my material box and it found many beads. So I had the idea to crochet the pearly into necklaces and bracelets. You need:Beads (bigger hole)Colored string (eg waxed cotton threads or macramé yarn etc.) crochet hook I simply mixed bright colors together to keep it a little oriental. ...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 05:14:48 PDT
DIY Crocheted rings
DIY Crocheted rings - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ludorn At the end I will crochet everything I can find!;-)Between the things of my mother I found a bag of metal rings. I’ve crochet them as you can read in my former post here. The rings should be a little larger than your normal ring size. I have used this thinner cord. The end, I then fixed with a l...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 03:40:24 PDT
Volkswagen (VW) Ring from Old Key
Volkswagen (VW) Ring from Old Key - More DIY How To Projects]]> scooter76 When I was 16 years old I bought my first VW (1970 beetle) and have never looked back. Over the next 16 years I have own a couple more, and if anything the love for them has increased. Recently while working on a good friends camper, I was looking at and old key in my hand and thought, these would m...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 17:27:31 PDT
Indian Polymer Clay Jewelry
Indian Polymer Clay Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nisha Rajaraman Polymer Clay is used for many purposes one of which jewelry. From classic to modern designs all can be done by polymer clay. So I have planned to prepare a jewelry based on Indian design.I preferred some shiny colors. I selected Gold which is very much needed and rose. One of the shiny shades of ro...
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Wed, 14 May 2014 21:33:08 PDT
Egyptian Jewelry: How To Make The Prince's Necklace
Egyptian Jewelry: How To Make The Prince's Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> antoniraj The ancient Egyptians wore exotic jewelries made out of so many things to guard them from evil forces. Even the dead were decorated with jewelries like collars, bracelets, earrings and anklets. Though many items were used to make jewelries, the Egyptians liked gold more than anything else as gold re...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 07:04:21 PDT
Micro Wire Tree Earrings
Micro Wire Tree Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> sdfgeoff A couple of years ago, I saw a picture of a wire tree here on Instructables. However, I didn't have the resources to build a big one. So I built a small one. It stands on my shelf, a mere 2cm high. It's pretty useless, but, when I saw the jewellery contest, I knew what I had to do: make tree-like ea...
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 05:27:35 PDT
Stain glass earrings!
Stain glass earrings! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Naren_Murali Hi there this time i will show you how to make your own stain glass earrings for only 1$ a pair. This is a fairly easy tutorial but the glass cutting can be dangerous. You can get it cut from a glass maker and get it polished for the finish to be even better! This is done by my mother not me :) I...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 02:33:52 PDT
Spoon Ring - DIY Tutorial
Spoon Ring - DIY Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> victordoes Prise: 1 -5 Dollar || Time: 15min - 1h || Difficulty: Easy In this tutorial we are going to go true the steps for how to make a spoon ring! You will need: A Silver spoon Mandrel Rubber/Plastic Hammer Wooden Block Polish disk, Polish and a screwdriver. Make sure that you...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 02:21:41 PST
Wire Wrapped Pendant
Wire Wrapped Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rhonda Chase Design About five years ago I was making ceramic pendants and looking for special custom settings when I found wire wrapping. Wire wrapped settings require few materials and tools and use no heat or glue. They are so versatile that once you have the basics down you can create a beautiful setting for anythi...
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 16:44:39 PST
Copper wire wrapped pendant
Copper wire wrapped pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> ConnemaraBlue This pendant is made with a fused glass teardrop shaped piece, but you could also use a stone or other items of varying sizes and shapes. The following technique is easily adapted to suit your requirements. No expensive equipment required. Tools and Materials Materials: glass or stone drop ...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 12:16:04 PST
Ghost pendant
Ghost pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> emilyvanleemput So, halloween is coming! I decided I wanted to make something easy and small, not a complete costume, but I still wanted it to be something special, one of a kind. Last year I made a crochet ghost, and, I don't know why, but I really like the cartoon-like drawn ghosts. And this year, it's a ghost pe...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 21:45:10 PDT
Spiral galaxy rings
Spiral galaxy rings - More DIY How To Projects]]> emilyvanleemput First of all, you might think the title is a bit weird. I'm going to explain it in the last step :) Second of all, the person who designed this ring, is this amazing Etsy shop owner called theWRAPstar: The ring The shop I love all the beautiful wire and bead stuff you can find in that shop, but when...
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Sun, 1 Sep 2013 23:09:16 PDT
DIY Swirly Wire Rings
DIY Swirly Wire Rings - More DIY How To Projects]]> Muhaiminah Faiz I've been trying to make wire rings for a while but couldn't come up with any new design. There are some awesome wire ring tutorials in instructables, you can find them here- I found the swirly, twisty patterns fun and easy to make. So, in this instruc...
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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 07:16:52 PDT
Recycling Old Hoop Earrings
Recycling Old Hoop Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> jobo12354 My sister gave me some of her old hoop earrings and I decided they would make some nice bangles. Materials: Hoop earring Round nose plier Eye pin Head pin Jump rings Assorted beads Hex nuts Super glue Wire cutter Making Charms I didn't have beads big enough to thread through the bangle itself, s...
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Thu, 11 Jul 2013 17:01:13 PDT
Cute Bead Pendant in a Jiffy
Cute Bead Pendant in a Jiffy - More DIY How To Projects]]> andromedablack Hi y'all! I’ll be showing you how to make a cute beaded pendant. It’s pretty easy to make this adorable little pendant in just a few minutes. So here we go. Hope you like it… Things you'll need:  • Five round beads (any color you like) • Plastic thread (I took a 15cm  long thread for this pendan...
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 13:54:35 PDT
Making a Victorian-inspired necklace
Making a Victorian-inspired necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> partemis I’ve always had a soft spot for Victorian jewellery. There’s something about the materials they use and the lines of the jewellery that make me feel like a true Lady while in costume. The unfortunate thing, however, is that jewellery from this era can be both stupidly expensive and hard to come by. ...
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 21:12:20 PDT
Roller Printing Basics
Roller Printing Basics - More DIY How To Projects]]> creatinglinus Roller Printing is a simple and quick way to add texture to your work. The process is fairly simple: all one needs is  a Rolling Mill, a piece of annealed metal and a Die. Choosing a Die (some samples of my favorite Dies) A "Die" is what makes the imprint. This could be any number of things: Pape...
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Fri, 26 Oct 2012 17:30:37 PDT
A simple Sterling Silver Band Ring
A simple Sterling Silver Band Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> creatinglinus The first piece of solder constructed jewellery I made was a simple sterling silver band ring in college. It is also the first project I give to my beginner students. It touches on most of the basics of solder constructed jewellery making: shaping, filing, sawing, fitting joints, soldering and finis...
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Fri, 26 Oct 2012 20:41:06 PDT
Safety pin Bracelet!!!!
Safety pin Bracelet!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nicole_David To make this u'll need: large safety pins - 70 (approx) lots of small beads  elastic cords - 2  step 1 Firstly open up a safety pin and just thread lots of beads onto it, almost till the tip, then close it... step 2 Repeat with all the other safety pins.... Then thread the safety pins onto ...
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Sun, 22 May 2011 10:51:58 PDT
Waveform Necklace & Bracelet
Waveform Necklace & Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> bzabiz Get an unique necklace or bracelet, by recording your voice! The design of this necklace is generated from any kind of audio sample, its shape represents the audios waveform. Send a love message, record the first words of your child, use the hook of your favourite song - it's up to you. Check my we...
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Thu, 31 May 2012 18:26:11 PDT
Laser Cut Layered Flower Necklace
Laser Cut Layered Flower Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> littlebiglaser We love playing with different materials on our laser cutter, and we really wanted to show that you can create a natural beauty with a CNC laser cutter that is so precise. For something so easily produced it has a lovely hand crafted feel and everything we used was recycled from old clothes that we...
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Wed, 30 May 2012 13:02:02 PDT
Beer Bangles
Beer Bangles - More DIY How To Projects]]> killerjackalope Like Beer? Wear bangles, bracelets or bits and bobs?  Time for some booze based beautification of your wrists... Or y'know just being a trashy wee bizzum...  This one was definitely a "lets see if this works" plan... The result fits in well with my weird collection of wrist junk and other adornmen...
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Wed, 14 Mar 2012 09:39:22 PDT
Metal Casting
Metal Casting - More DIY How To Projects]]> lucylollipop A really simple way to produce metal pendants, keyings, and charms is to cast metal into moulds. The moulds you make can be be produced out of a variety of materials - if you use pewter or another low melt allow, you can cast into anything from Cardboard to MDF to Acrylic, and a whole host of materi...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2012 14:24:01 PST
Hammered Wire Spiral Clasp
Hammered Wire Spiral Clasp - More DIY How To Projects]]> amandajewls Learn to create a sturdy, unique wire clasp finding to use on your homemade jewellery.  The clasp can be made in petite sizes or large, bold sizes depending on the wire gauge used.  Smaller clasps can be made on 1 mm (18 gauge) round wire and larger clasps made on 1.5 mm (14 gauge) round wire.  I w...
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Fri, 4 Feb 2011 20:13:55 PST
Making a custom Platinum Diamond engagement ring
Making a custom Platinum Diamond engagement ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> chrisparry So, I am a professional jeweller. also sell some items on http://www.chrisparry.etsy.comIf you are realy bored, you can visit my flickr page client wanted a traditional design for his engagement ring.This instructable shows you...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2008 12:03:02 PDT
How to make a toothbrush bracelet
How to make a toothbrush bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> caraban1 Hello, and welcome to the illustrated step-by-step process for making a toothbrush bracelet. This is a great way to reuse an item that you may have otherwise thrown out. In six simple steps you will turn your toothbrush into a one-of-a-kind fashion accessory! You will need... Pull out bristle...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2010 15:41:59 PST
Bike chain bracelet
Bike chain bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> MrLouque  This is a very easy thing to make. It is a old bike chain turned into a awesome bracelet. My friend actually threw it at me and I picked it up and turned it into a bracelet. Materials  You will need:-A bike chain-Some teflon tape-A screw-Possibly a hacksaw Fitting the screw  You need the scre...
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Sun, 8 Nov 2009 17:10:44 PST
how to make a steel doming/dapping punch for jewellery making.
how to make a steel doming/dapping punch for jewellery making. - More DIY How To Projects]]> cr8ive1 This is how I make steel doming punches to shape soft metals (gold, silver, copper, brass,) for jewellery making. Doming ( or dapping punches as they are often referred to by jewellery makers) punches are expensive for what they are- basically highly polished pieces of curved steel. I have a few c...
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Sun, 17 May 2009 21:50:45 PDT
CD Spindle Earring Stand
CD Spindle Earring Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> sabbott A very simple project to take the leftover stuff from a stack of blank CDs and make a stand to hold earrings. Find a suitable CD stack spindle I had a stack of blank CDs stored on this spindle. There was also a plastic cover, but it's unfortunately gone to the landfill, as I couldn't figure o...
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Tue, 7 Aug 2007 11:36:49 PDT