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Eye of the Hurricane Wire Wrapped Pendant, NEW Tutorial Release

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Eye of the Hurricane Wire Wrapped Pendant, NEW Tutorial Release

New Tutorial Release - Eye of the Hurricane, wire wrapped pendant - reduced price for a limited time. If I had to pick one element predominant to Florida, I'd pick hurricanes. Though they can be devastating, their immense power displays incredible beauty with a mesmerizing swirlThe primary project uses a large crystal in a 'sew-on' type setting, but since not everyone has access to those; variations are included for using a coin bead or plain round beads. It's also easily adaptable from a vertical pendant, to a horizontal focal, and even to a focal/clasp on a bracelet  Eye of the...

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Congrats April and Oliver!!! It's A BOY! 👏

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Congrats April and Oliver!!! It's A BOY! 👏

Yes! I admit it - I've been (and still am) an 'April Watch' addict, much to the dismay of my family friends, and part-time work. My iPad has been on the  Animal Adventure Park live feed 24/7 since they started the live feed back in February. One women on FB summed up my exact situation when she commented on how much her family was sick of her crying 'wolf' every time April raised her tail, and she had now announced the birth of well over 100 poos. LOL April the Giraffe went into full blown labor early this morning (approx. 7:07am...

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How to Price Handmade Jewelry to Sell Online

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How to Price Handmade Jewelry to Sell Online

So you’ve decided you’d like to sell your jewelry online? Notice I didn’t say "try." If you’re already thinking, "I’ll try... I’ll probably fail, but I’ll try," you’re setting yourself up for failure. Don’t do that to yourself!To quote Yoda, "Try not. Do or do not. There is no try." Now, granted you’re not going up against Darth Vader, but you still need the same positive mindset. There are hundreds of books on the subject, eBooks and blogs dedicated to ‘telling’ you how to sell online. The whole process can seem daunting at times, but taken one step at a...

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Wire Wrapped Princess Kate Engagement Ring

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Wire Wrapped Princess Kate Engagement Ring

I'm so very thrilled and blessed to have my wire wrapped version of the Princess Diana/ Princess Kate Engagement Ring featured in the October/November 2016 issue of Step by Step Wire Jewelry Magazine!! Denise Peck introAND it made the cover too - woo hoo!! Denise Peck, chief editor for the magazine, also wrote a truly lovely intro for it.   There are a few 'typos' in the issue, that will be corrected in the digital version,wire wrapped princess Kate ring but sadly it's too expensive to correct and reprint the newsstand version. One of the most important 'boo boos' (aside...

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Learn How to Make Wire-Wrapped Rings

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Learn How to Make Wire-Wrapped Rings

Anybody that knows me even a little, knows how much I adore making rings - Check out this post by Gayle Bird on Craftsy's Jewelry Making Blog. "Learn How To Make Wire-Wrapped Rings" has fabulous tips for anyone interested in learning how to make wire-wrapped rings.thanks for stopping by!Hope to see you again soon!!Bobbi 

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