A perfect project for any crafter! Criss cross crystals are simple and a beautiful introduction to some jewellery making essentials. This necklace makes a statement but in a subtle and elegant effect. You could make it with smaller beads… but you will need to use a smaller jump ring also. Have a play and even make matching bracelets with the leftovers! – Sarah Millsop
World Oceans Day celebrates our ocean on the 8th June this year, raising awareness for its protection. The ocean is a fundamental part of life on this planet; it’s our lifeblood. The plants depend on it, the animals depend on it, and we depend on it too. In fact, our oceans span across around three-quarters of the planet and generate half of the atmosphere’s oxygen. There’s no wonder that humankind is drawn to taking inspiration from such a beautifully significant part of the world. To join in with celebrations, we’ve created a top 10 list of ocean-themed craft products that you can incorporate into your crafting. Let’s dive right in!
Rose gold has been a prominent colour in the fashion industry for quite some time, but it comes in and out of popularity. We can say now, for sure, it’s definitely IN. Why the sudden surge in popularity again? You can thank a certain phone manufacturer’s 6th version of their best-selling smartphone. When they released a rose gold tinted phone, the world went crazy for it. Since that time, the hue hasn’t seemed to have shifted in the fashion world. In actuality, it’s no longer restricted to the fashion world – now crafters can go mad for rose gold, too.
Last year’s Fashion Week predicted that a few striking jewellery pieces would reign victorious this summer. Now that summer’s approaching, we’re going to take a look at the top trends in the jewellery making world to see whether its say has had an impact. If you consider yourself a fashion-forward jewellery maker, get ready for captivating jewellery fit for the catwalk itself.