Handmade Jewelry Blog

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Etched Brass

One of my favorite techniques to create a one-of-a-kind design is etching brass. Each piece begins with a raw brass cuff or necklace blank. The next step is to put a design on the brass using a permanent marker. Then, the fun begins! The pieces are placed into a chemical solution: a ferric chloride etchant […]

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Collage Necklaces – Assemblage Necklaces

I discovered the art of assemblage, or collage jewelry about three years ago–and fell in love! In 2013, I gave myself a wonderful birthday present (for one of those birthdays that end in “0”): I spent two full days with a master collage jewelry artist. I was so excited—and learned so much. Most of my […]

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