Instructables: exploring - photos - jewelry - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:34:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 Aquarium Necklace Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-Necklace-Pendant/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/9O4B/HTHKFN6A/FRS9O4BHTHKFN6A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/9O4B/HTHKFN6A/FRS9O4BHTHKFN6A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/9O4B/HTHKFN6A/FRS9O4BHTHKFN6A.SMALL.jpg phemy This pendant is made from a an empty bezel setting with a polymer clay scene sculpted and baked into it.  The remaining space in the bezel was then filled with resin and allowed to cure.  The same concept could be applied to ring, earring or pet tag bezel settings.  Thank you for viewing my firs...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 21:20:53 PDT
Pick holder pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Pick-holder-pendant/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/W34E/HQKXFWM6/F0YW34EHQKXFWM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/W34E/HQKXFWM6/F0YW34EHQKXFWM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/W34E/HQKXFWM6/F0YW34EHQKXFWM6.SMALL.jpg Eldalote So.. It looks like I become a little obsesed with picks lately :D I got a new idea of making a jewelry, which can be also useful for something. I created this pendant from wire, which is holding a detachable plectrum inside. Things you'll need: - pencil and paper - plectrum - wire (you can use a...
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 15:09:17 PST
Woven ribbon-wrapped bangles http://www.instructables.com/id/Woven-ribbon-wrapped-bangles/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/JEL4/HOUGGUF3/FZUJEL4HOUGGUF3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/JEL4/HOUGGUF3/FZUJEL4HOUGGUF3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/JEL4/HOUGGUF3/FZUJEL4HOUGGUF3.SMALL.jpg LinMakingThings Make these elegant arm candy for less than $5.00 in less than 15 minutes! I usually go to thrift stores to get my fresh supply of vintage beads but, nowadays, plastic bangles are the first things I see. Like my Embroidery Thread Wrapped bangles project, this one took only three materials and about ...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 14:49:44 PST
Acrylic Bracelets http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Bracelets-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/19MR/HMMF7UBB/F4919MRHMMF7UBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/19MR/HMMF7UBB/F4919MRHMMF7UBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/19MR/HMMF7UBB/F4919MRHMMF7UBB.SMALL.jpg rachel Here are some bracelets I made by laser cutting and bending acrylic. I cut some strips on a laser cutter in a pattern I designed.  Then I heated the strips with a heat gun and bent them around a circular jig to form the bracelet.  And by jig, I mean vinegar bottle :) I measured my hand to see how bi...
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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 00:11:47 PDT
vintage wooden block necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/vintage-wooden-block-necklace/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/V4W5/HH11HVKJ/FK8V4W5HH11HVKJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/V4W5/HH11HVKJ/FK8V4W5HH11HVKJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/V4W5/HH11HVKJ/FK8V4W5HH11HVKJ.SMALL.jpg American Ruin This is my first Instructable. I hope you all enjoy it! I'll show you how to make an amazing vintage necklace out of old children's wooden letter blocks. It'll accent that vintage side that you just cant hide! What you'll need: ===================== -Vintage wooden blocks -necklace chain/clasp -Mi...
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Thu, 23 May 2013 00:06:44 PDT
DIY Infinity Ring - Simple! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Infinity-Ring-Simple/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/PZWX/HH2VK2XZ/FPCPZWXHH2VK2XZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/PZWX/HH2VK2XZ/FPCPZWXHH2VK2XZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/PZWX/HH2VK2XZ/FPCPZWXHH2VK2XZ.SMALL.jpg HollyMann You only need a little bit of wire, a round nose pliers and wire-cutting tool to make this cute infinity ring! It is simple to create and looks great! You can also modify this to make an infinity bracelet - which I would have done if I had a silver chain to do so! Materials: Wire (I believe w...
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Wed, 29 May 2013 12:46:18 PDT
DIY Jewelry: Hologram & Felt Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Jewelry-Hologram-Felt-Earrings/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/43AJ/HDOW6PX1/FWL43AJHDOW6PX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/43AJ/HDOW6PX1/FWL43AJHDOW6PX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/43AJ/HDOW6PX1/FWL43AJHDOW6PX1.SMALL.jpg pinkchocolatebreak It’s amazing how many things you can create with felt, from pimping tote bags to creating your own earrings. Adding broken pieces of a cd to the earrings gave it an edgy and creative touch. Plus if you’re dealing with a recent break up, breaking an old cd your ex gave you in little pieces might be t...
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Sat, 2 Mar 2013 17:13:45 PST
Handmade Platinum engagement rings http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-made-Platinum-engagement-rings/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/16J4/GLWR1ST1/FPY16J4GLWR1ST1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/16J4/GLWR1ST1/FPY16J4GLWR1ST1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/16J4/GLWR1ST1/FPY16J4GLWR1ST1.SMALL.jpg Honus Since my day job is making jewelry I figured I'd show a few engagement rings I've made. These are entirely hand made from Platinum. The first ring was an especially challenging job as the opening in the the side of the ring is only 8mm wide. The vine sections are made from fourteen separate Platinu...
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Sat, 2 Apr 2011 22:11:22 PDT
We love letters: Scrabble wooden (bamboo) brooch http://www.instructables.com/id/We-love-letters-Scrabble-wooden-bamboo-brooch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/42S4/H673D8YO/F8442S4H673D8YO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/42S4/H673D8YO/F8442S4H673D8YO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/42S4/H673D8YO/F8442S4H673D8YO.SMALL.jpg r4f Hi there! Next 6th of September, I'll have to find a gift for my aunt who's also my godmother (I'll also have to find another good idea for my cousin whose birthday is on the same day, but it will certainly be the subject of another Instructable).  ************* UPDATE (Aug 31)  Finally I've also f...
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Mon, 27 Aug 2012 15:23:41 PDT
Leather eyeglasses case (may be laser cut) http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-eyeglasses-case-may-be-laser-cut/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/KLIA/H5Y9VBXK/FTFKLIAH5Y9VBXK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/KLIA/H5Y9VBXK/FTFKLIAH5Y9VBXK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/KLIA/H5Y9VBXK/FTFKLIAH5Y9VBXK.SMALL.jpg r4f Hi Folks! Even if summer begins to fade out (in the Northern hemisphere), days remain shiny, at east in France! So I just bought a new pair of sunglasses, since my previous ones had too many scratches. Here's the why of this Instructable: I needed a case so that they don't get too many scratches be...
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Fri, 17 Aug 2012 09:53:57 PDT
Make your own Aqua Souvenir http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Aqua-Souvenir/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/S4RS/H4VQNM09/FDKS4RSH4VQNM09.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/S4RS/H4VQNM09/FDKS4RSH4VQNM09.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/S4RS/H4VQNM09/FDKS4RSH4VQNM09.SMALL.jpg Browncoat I recently got to take a vacation that I had been dreaming about for over 25 years.  I bought some nice souvenirs, of course, but NONE of them are as cool as wearing some water that came from that place! My dream vacation had a harbor.  But if it didn't, tap water would STILL have made this necklac...
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Mon, 23 Jul 2012 16:02:51 PDT
Fish Skeleton Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Fish-Skeleton-Earrings/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/S3XF/H2WEM4CP/FOQS3XFH2WEM4CP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/S3XF/H2WEM4CP/FOQS3XFH2WEM4CP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/S3XF/H2WEM4CP/FOQS3XFH2WEM4CP.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Pump up your style with these black and gold fish skeleton earrings.  Use the attached .esp file to laser cut a pair.  All you need is acrylic, earring hooks, and jump rings to create these unique earrings.  All your friends will want a pair!! Materials: 1/8" black acrylic Jump rings E...
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 20:07:56 PDT
How to Make Earrings on the "Fly" http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Earrings-on-the-Fly/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/EHCC/GZHJVIV3/F9PEHCCGZHJVIV3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/EHCC/GZHJVIV3/F9PEHCCGZHJVIV3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/EHCC/GZHJVIV3/F9PEHCCGZHJVIV3.SMALL.jpg mygibzone I enjoy fly fishing in the summer months. I often found myself selecting flies that wouldn't work for the fish I was targeting but rather just because I thought they were fun to look at. I decided, since I liked them so much, why not wear them? If you have found yourself asking the same question the...
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Wed, 7 Mar 2012 13:15:14 PST
Golden Snitch Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Snitch-Necklace/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/D2LF/GWF5U3RI/FK9D2LFGWF5U3RI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/D2LF/GWF5U3RI/FK9D2LFGWF5U3RI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/D2LF/GWF5U3RI/FK9D2LFGWF5U3RI.SMALL.jpg pie popper Are you finding that it is just simply impossible to catch that snitch? Well, here you can make one and keep it on a chain around your neck. That's right, fellow Harry Potter fans, a snitch necklace! To make one, you will need,   ~A chain, along with the appropriate clasps. (Can be a necklace or a ...
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Wed, 28 Dec 2011 22:25:06 PST
Feather Earrings with Vintaj Charms http://www.instructables.com/id/Feather-Earrings-with-Vintaj-Charms/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/IQB3/GW322IMN/FX2IQB3GW322IMN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/IQB3/GW322IMN/FX2IQB3GW322IMN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/IQB3/GW322IMN/FX2IQB3GW322IMN.SMALL.jpg vintajco Vintaj Step-by-Step Feather Earrings Create beautiful vibrant earrings with layers of feathers and a Vintaj leaf charm! Step 1: Match up four feathers, two for each earring. One should be slightly larger than the other to create a tiered and full layered look. Step 2: Position the feathers over ea...
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Mon, 12 Dec 2011 07:35:08 PST
Bullet Studded Cuff Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Bullet-Studded-Cuff-Bracelet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/QLY5/GV279O20/FNAQLY5GV279O20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/QLY5/GV279O20/FNAQLY5GV279O20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/QLY5/GV279O20/FNAQLY5GV279O20.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng This has got to be the most "Rockstar" thing I've made to date. I started out with a leather cuff bracelet from the craft store and cut six evenly spaced holes using a leather punch. I then took six bullet shells and cut them way down to the primers. It was actually harder then I thought to cut them...
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Thu, 17 Nov 2011 00:31:16 PST
DIY Turquoise Spike Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Turquoise-Spike-Necklace/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/ZCPX/GTGD4PV6/FDVZCPXGTGD4PV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/ZCPX/GTGD4PV6/FDVZCPXGTGD4PV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/ZCPX/GTGD4PV6/FDVZCPXGTGD4PV6.SMALL.jpg thanksimadeit Make your own statement necklace using turquoise dagger beads here. From my blog, www.thanksimadeitblog.com 1. Use a strand of turquoise dagger beads. 2. Arrange beads into triangles, from shortest to longest and back to shortest. 3. Slide beads onto an eye pin. Loop the end of the pin closed. 4. M...
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Tue, 18 Oct 2011 12:38:03 PDT
Functional Guitar Pick Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Functional-Guitar-Pick-Necklace/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/BF4Q/GS045MSY/FRXBF4QGS045MSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/BF4Q/GS045MSY/FRXBF4QGS045MSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/BF4Q/GS045MSY/FRXBF4QGS045MSY.SMALL.jpg annahowardshaw There is a lot of guitar pick jewelry, but it is generally not designed to actually ever use the pick.  Fine for a groupie, but what if you actually want to play guitar....and you misplace picks like like a crazy person who's phobia is knowing where guitar picks are? This necklace uses a large lob...
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Sun, 4 Sep 2011 14:53:54 PDT
Polished Granite Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Polished-Granite-Pendant/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/L80V/GPLJ1O3E/FO0L80VGPLJ1O3E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/L80V/GPLJ1O3E/FO0L80VGPLJ1O3E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/L80V/GPLJ1O3E/FO0L80VGPLJ1O3E.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng The other day I went hiking near my house. I found this small flat piece of granite and hoped I could make it into something pretty for a friend of mind. Having zero experience working with stone, I’m glad it turned out the way it did. The metal comes from two American nickels. To make it I first u...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 15:06:04 PDT
Woven Freeform Swirly Ear Cuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Woven-Freeform-Swirly-Ear-Cuff/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/4U81/GPAS295X/FAC4U81GPAS295X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/4U81/GPAS295X/FAC4U81GPAS295X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/4U81/GPAS295X/FAC4U81GPAS295X.SMALL.jpg Gailavira These are pretty simple ear cuffs to make. I started out with about 13" of 20g wire bent in half. The coiling and weaving is done with 28g wire. I'm having trouble getting images to upload today. Since I couldn't get all of the steps posted here I compiled them all into one image and posted them to...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2011 17:01:17 PDT
How to Make T-shirt Bracelets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-T-shirt-Bracelets/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/FRHR/GOY3BDCV/FW8FRHRGOY3BDCV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/FRHR/GOY3BDCV/FW8FRHRGOY3BDCV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/FRHR/GOY3BDCV/FW8FRHRGOY3BDCV.SMALL.jpg ChrysN Weaving bracelets is a fun way to make use of old t-shirts, just cut the shirts into strips and use it as yarn.  Instructables has a lot of great tutorials on weaving bracelets particularly ones made with paracord.  One that I really like uses alternating half-hitch knots which is the method I used ...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2011 01:36:38 PDT
Indian-inspired collar necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Indian-inspired-collar-necklace/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/5IMS/GONGNTQN/FYB5IMSGONGNTQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/5IMS/GONGNTQN/FYB5IMSGONGNTQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/5IMS/GONGNTQN/FYB5IMSGONGNTQN.SMALL.jpg calistakaufman One of my friends was recently married, and posted pictures of her beautiful Indian wedding. While looking at all the beautiful jewelry, I was inspired to make my own collar style necklace from beads I had kicking around and a few shiny double hole spacers. The materials I used were some 8mm round ...
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Wed, 8 Jun 2011 10:44:42 PDT
Hardware and Tubing http://www.instructables.com/id/Hardware-and-Tubing/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/BJ8I/GOMNSTTE/F3OBJ8IGOMNSTTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/BJ8I/GOMNSTTE/F3OBJ8IGOMNSTTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/BJ8I/GOMNSTTE/F3OBJ8IGOMNSTTE.SMALL.jpg tenebrae9 I found this great plastic tubing at the hardware store and bought several feet of it. I was there to get something more practical but I knew I would use it someday. . . you know the feeling! At any rate, it finally found a place with some hex nuts and metal plated silver tone beads. The large bea...
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Tue, 7 Jun 2011 12:04:38 PDT
Reflective Bracelets http://www.instructables.com/id/Reflective-Bracelets/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/9DMK/GO6V3SX3/FLO9DMKGO6V3SX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/9DMK/GO6V3SX3/FLO9DMKGO6V3SX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/9DMK/GO6V3SX3/FLO9DMKGO6V3SX3.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng I was at the home improvement store when I stumbled upon these reflective strips. True, you can buy already made reflective bracelets but this gives you a little creative freedom. The pack came with 4, 1”x6” strips; 2 red, 2 white for about $3.00. To make them start by removing the adhesive backin...
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Fri, 27 May 2011 12:15:47 PDT
Zinc & Copper Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Dimpled-Pendant/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/HY5S/GN8NCQE0/FHZHY5SGN8NCQE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/HY5S/GN8NCQE0/FHZHY5SGN8NCQE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/HY5S/GN8NCQE0/FHZHY5SGN8NCQE0.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng This is what you get when you hammer air gun BB’s in to a penny and then polish off the copper to show the zinc. To do it: Place several BB’s between two pieces of aluminum tape. Lay a penny over the tape and cover it with another piece of tape. Hammer the BB’s into the penny. Remove the penny fr...
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Fri, 6 May 2011 11:10:03 PDT
Creating a two tone engagement ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-two-tone-engagement-ring/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/9W7U/GLWQXB66/FZ39W7UGLWQXB66.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/9W7U/GLWQXB66/FZ39W7UGLWQXB66.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/9W7U/GLWQXB66/FZ39W7UGLWQXB66.SMALL.jpg Honus Here's how I made a two tone Gold and Platinum engagement ring start to finish. In this particular ring the center stone is a Diamond, the bezel is Platinum and the ring shank is 18k rose Gold. The ring shank is carved in wax and is cast using the lost wax process and the bezel is formed from flat s...
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Wed, 6 Apr 2011 23:43:40 PDT
Box 2nd Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Box-2nd-Edition/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/DWVJ/G50UAIBQ/FB5DWVJG50UAIBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/DWVJ/G50UAIBQ/FB5DWVJG50UAIBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/DWVJ/G50UAIBQ/FB5DWVJG50UAIBQ.SMALL.jpg Flark A new stab at an earlier project I made. This is a jewelry box I made as a birthday present for my little sister. This time I made the inner boxes of acrylic, which has been sanded down to give it a translucent quality. I am working on another box using different materials, and will make sure to doc...
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