"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.
Lush Garden Necklaces display a palette of colors, textures, and shapes using vintage or contemporary themes.
Personal Instruction and Events
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.
You can view my instructional tutorials on the Fire Mountain website - just click any topic below.
- Adding French Wire and Clasp to Silk Thread
- Making Headpins from Wire
- Crochet with Wire - The Chain Stitch
- Making a Silk Thread Needle
- Forming Wire Coils
- Forming Complex Wire Shapes
- Designing with Wire Coils
- Making Ball-Tip Headpins
- Creating and Designing with Links
- Hand Knotting Pearls
- Forming Basic Wire Shapes
- Wrapping Stones and Beads with Half-Round Wire
Videos covering these and other techniques are among over 100 presentations made available for viewing at no cost by Fire Mountain Gems and Beads.
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