Making Stretchy Semi-precious Stone Bracelets

If you are looking for a Christmas or birthday gift idea for a friend or family member but would prefer to handcraft something special rather than buying a mass-produced item from a store, then handmade jewellery would make a fantastic choice. Alternatively, you might want to create a beautiful bracelet containing semi-precious stones for yourself, so that you can add a sparkle to your party outfit.

5 Tips For Making Your Own Necklaces

Personalised, handmade jewellery is not only a thoughtful and beautiful gift As with all new hobbies, start with something simple; a pretty necklace is a quick and easy make that will get your jewellery-making hobby off to a sparkling start! Here are five tips you may find useful.

Beads, beads, beads.¦

Bugle beads, faceted Chaton beads and crystals, Japanese glass beads, natural shells, wood beads, beautiful blown glass Lampwork, pearls.