Sandra Lupo

Finished Pendant Helixed & Twined Pendant
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The CYS Ambassadors are an international network of experts who specialize in SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS and other components. A delightful sampling of 30 of our projects is presented in Crystal Jewelry Inspiration, available from Kalmbach and Amazon and at your local bead shop.

Crystal Jewelry Inspirations
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Do you have a question about jewelry making? Visit Ask the Experts at Fire Mountain Gems and Beads for information on a wide range of topics.

Welcome to Sand's Stones

Hand-made jewelry, custom designed and ready-to-wear, classroom instruction, and jewelry-making kits for the creative soul...


Available soon from Beadalon/Artistic Wire and in local bead and craft shops

Play Misty for Me


Lush Garden Necklaces display a palette of colors, textures, and shapes using vintage or contemporary themes.

View several of my other original creations on my design page and in the Gallery of Designs on the Fire Mountain Gems and Beads website.

Personal Instruction and Events

In April, look for me along with several of my colleagues at the NY/NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show at the Raritan Center.

Video Instruction

You can view my instructional tutorials on the Fire Mountain website - just click any topic below.

Videos covering these and other techniques are among over 100 presentations made available for viewing at no cost by Fire Mountain Gems and Beads.

Coiled Bangle Bracelets

Kits and Instructions

My easy assembly kits are for all levels of jewelry-makers. Kits include instructions and all necessary components.

The instructions for Coiled Bangle Bracelets allow you to use your own Sterllng Silver or colored copper wires and... more


Beaders in Paradise III was a great success - thanks to Chevette and family and all of my wonderful co-instructors! BIP Banner