Designing Jewelry with Acrylic Beads

Acrylic teardrop beads - Rena Klingenberg

I used to be a bead snob. Back then, I wouldn’t even look at a bead that wasn’t a semiprecious […]

Finding Time for Your Jewelry

Necklace by Rena Klingenberg

With everything else going on in our lives, it’s easy for jewelry time to be postponed to another day. If […]

How Do You String Your Beads?

Wood and resin beads on leather cord. Rena Klingenberg

When you make a bead bracelet or necklace, what direction do you go as you string your beads? On bracelets, […]

Using Contrast in Jewelry Designs

Beads and Chains Choker by Rena Klingenberg

After stringing the beads for this sunny multi-strand choker, I realized they needed some kind of contrasting element. So I […]

Making Jewelry from Grandma’s Stash

Grandma's jewelry odds and ends - Rena Klingenberg

I have a small stash of interesting costume jewelry odds and ends that belonged to my grandmother. She had a […]

It’s Raining Earrings!

Earrings by Rena Klingenberg

It rained all weekend, so I got out some colorful beads I’d been looking forward to using – faux seaglass, […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...