Welcome to Sand's Stones
Hand-made jewelry, custom designed and ready-to-wear, classroom instruction, and jewelry-making kits for the creative soul...
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The original Conetastic™ is available for purchase in my Store and in local bead and craft shops.
The new Inverted and Hourglass Mandrel Set will allow this tool to work even harder for you. For a limited time, the set is being sold exclusively by JTV.
Personal Instruction & Events
With Kim Prentiss on JTV's Jewel School demonstrating Conetastic™ and more...
In July, I will be giving classes for the first time at the annual Gathering of the International Society of Glass Beadmakers in Alburqueque - see details on my calendar.
Lush Garden Necklaces display a palette of colors, textures, and shapes using vintage or contemporary themes.
My video on Wire Coiling with Conetastic™ will be airing this season as part of the Beads, Baubles and Jewels TV series. These weekly PBS shows will be broadcast in selected areas - visit the BBJ website for local stations and times. View a preview of the show now.
You can view my instructional tutorials on the Fire Mountain Gems 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
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