Sandra Lupo

Finished Pendant Helixed & Twined Pendant

"Finally, take wire coiling a step farther..." writes Melissa Cable in the June/July issue of Step by Step Wire Jewelry. Enthusiastically received at the Beadalon® booth at Bead & Button 2014. Sold out in its first broadcast on JTV's Jewel School last November.

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Welcome to Sand's Stones

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


Availalbe now for purchase in my Store 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

Copperhead Snake Wrap Necklace

Conetastic™ is the subject of my workshop for the Bead Society of New Jersey on September 27. And I will be joining Peggy Tepper at her Delaware Valley Bead Society workshop on September 6 to demonstate the use of Conetastic™ in finishing Kumihimo. See my calendar for more information about these and other events and classes.

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


ConetasticTM - designed by Sandra and brought to you by ArtisticWire® - is now available.

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