HELLO VISITORS

Hello: My name is Jacqueline Marchant. I am a Jewelry designer /creator and book reviewer for some very famous crafting publishing companies. When you check out my book reviews you will learn who they are. In these reviews you will receive loads of information and my feelings about the publication. I have learned an extraodinary amount about all the many facets and mediums in designing and creating jewelry from these books and I am over the moon that I have them to refer to , they have been a god send to me. IN THIS BLOG YOU WILL FIND TONS OF INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS I HAVE FOUND IN MY SEARCH FOR KNOWLEDGE,THESE VIDEOS HAVE BEEN GRACIOUSLY SUPPLIED ONLINE FOR US ALL TO LEARN FROM BY SOME VERY TALENTED, BRILLIANT ARTIST. i HAVE LEARNED FROM THESE VARIOUS VIDEOS FROM YOU TUBE AND OTHER PLACES ON THE WORLD WIDE WEB AND PLACE THEM ON MY BLOG SO I CAN READLY REFER TO THEM FROM TIME TO TIME AND I HOPE YOU FIND THEM HELPFUL ALSO, I HOPE TO ONE DAY BE AS BRILLIANT AS THESE VIDEO TEACHERS.To learn more from these various artist just click on title of videos to link to all their other tutorials...thank you ... YOU WILL ALSO SEE SOME PICS OF MY WORK, AND SOME OF MY ADVENTURES. I ALSO LIKE INCLUDING OTHER ARTISANS SITES FOR YOU TO EXPLORE. I FIND THE MORE YOU EXPLORE THE MORE YOU LEARN AND BY DOING THIS YOU GET INSPIRATION TO CREATE YOUR VERY OWN ONE OF A KIND MASTERPIECE. HOPE YOU ENJOY MY BLOG AND COME BACK AGAIN . WHILE HERE PLEASE FEEL FREE TO JOIN MY BLOG.
THANKS SO MUCH FOR STOPPING BY......BYE FOR NOW, JACQUELINE MARCHANT
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Tuesday, December 25, 2012

How to make Sterling Silver Hoops Earrings Tutorial Instructions - YouTube

How to make Sterling Silver Hoops Earrings Tutorial Instructions - YouTube

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Polymer Clay Tutor Bead and Jewelry Making Tutorials - Baking Beads on a Bed of Cornstarch

Polymer Clay Tutor Bead and Jewelry Making Tutorials - Baking Beads on a Bed of Cornstarch

Everyday Mom Ideas: Recycled Metal Lid Necklace Tutorial

Everyday Mom Ideas: Recycled Metal Lid Necklace Tutorial: I made this unique necklace with a frozen crescent rolls lid I popped off from the container! The great thing about this lid is there are no...

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

PRECIOSA ORNELA'S GORGEOUS GLASS BEAD GIFT

I received a surprise package today and was so excited to open it. It was all I could do not to rip into it because it came from PRECIOSA ORNELA. When I opened the package I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw the box crammed full of glass beads and goodies. The beads just sparkled and shined. I loved the beautiful blues and purples I saw. My mind went to work dreaming up all the hundreds of possibilities that lay before my eyes. I want to thank PRECIOSA for this awesome generous gift they have given me . If you are reading this PRECIOSA has the most beautiful glass beads on the market . You should give them a try you want be sorry... Bye for now and Thanks for stopping by my blog, I hope to see you again. Jacqueline Marchant

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

EASY CRYSTAL STITCHING SOPHISTICATED JEWELRY by Nikia Angel

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EASY CRYSTAL STITCHING SOPHISTICATED JEWELRY by Nikia Angel This 79 page soft cover publication was published by Kalmbach Publishing Company. Nikia has been beading since she was a child. Creating comes naturally to Nikia. She has been obsessively beading since 1988. She is the owner of Stone Mountain Gallery, and is constantly working to come up with new designs to share. Nikia has been teaching since 1990. In this book Nikia gives you a list and description of Materials and Tools used for her projects. Then Nikia moves on to talk to you about the different Jewelry Techniques used to create these projects. You will learn all about threading, knots, stitches and wirework. The next section of the book is Building Blocks. In this section you will learn about the basic circle, basic triangle, basic square, basic bezel, also projects using the bail, a spiral rope, and projects using a toggle clasp. On pages 29-78 there is project after beautiful project for you to enjoy. Nikia Angels teaching abilities shine in this publication. She makes sure you have all the information needed to complete her projects. Nikia has poured her heart and soul into this book. If you are a seed bead and crystal artist or have been toying around with the idea of trying this technique of beading, then this is the book for you. You will see what I mean when you view the pictures of some of the projects you will be able to enjoy, if you decide to purchase this book. If you wish to add this book to your library you can call 1-800-533-6644 to order or go online at www.kalmbachstore.com ...

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Classic Chain Mail Jewelry with A Twist by Sue Ripsch

CLASSIC CHAIN MAIL JEWELRY WITH A TWIST by SUE RIPSCH This is a 95 page soft cover book with 28 projects . There is something here for everyone no matter what level of expertise you are at. There are projects for beginners, Intermediates, and Advanced artisans. This awesome publication was published by KALMBACH BOOKS. Book layout is as follows: Page 4 Introduction, page 5-6 Basics making jump rings, page 7-8 Basic tumbling jump rings, page 9-10 Basic Aspect Ratio. Then on Pages 11-44 the Beginner weave projects begin. On pages 45-84 the Intermediate weaves begin, and last but not least on page 85-95 the Advanced weaves begin. Sue Ripch has been making chain mail jewelry for a number of years and teaches the craft in bead stores and at national bead shows. She is an accomplished author of, " CLASSIC CHAIN MAIL JEWELRY" and This publication "CLASSIC CHAIN MAIL JEWELRY WITH A TWIST". Sue and her husband have an online business, "JEWELRY BY SUE". They offer finished jewelry , kits, and jump rings made to specifications. Sue's designs are also represented by a Sedona, Ariz. gallery. This book is exquisite and it is laid out with not only written step by step easy to follow instructions but also with photographed steps. The photography is spectacular very crisp and clear and easy to follow. Every detail of each project is covered. I decided to take this review one step further and try to make one of these projects. So I chose the CRAZY BYZ BRACELET on page 21. Here are a couple of pics of my completed bracelet.
I found the directions to be easy to follow. I have tried chain mail in the past and lost patience and gave up, but not this time. Sue makes it easier and fun. I am excited now to make more chain mail jewelry. Thank you so much Sue. I would highly encourage you to consider adding this new book to your beading library. I think you will be very glad you did. Thank you for stopping by and please enjoy the pictures I am including of this publication.

Baby Stitch Tutorial ♛ ; Polymer Clay Marathon {3} !

DIY: Polymer Clay Teapot Tutorial. And, Cat Tales. :)

Saturday, December 8, 2012

I CAN HERRINGBONE by Melissa Grakowsky

I CAN HERRINGBONE: From basic stitch to advanced techniques, a comprehensive workbook for beaders by Melissa Grakowsky Published by Lark Crafts an Imprint of Sterling Publishing Co., This 128 page paperback has 26 Jewelry projects with 360 Illustrations. Melissa Grakowsky has won numerous prizes for her Jewelry designs and her beaded Masks. Some of the contest she won are: Grand Prize in the Fire Mountain Gems and Beads 2010 polymer clay contest, Bead Star's 2010 top prize in glass beads, and third place in the 2009 Bead Dreams Objects and accessories category. Melissa also regularly teaches workshops Nationally and Internationally and loves to share with and learn from students. In Chapter one of Melissa's meticulously laid out book you get the lowdown on all the materials and tools needed to complete the 26 projects. In chapter two you will discover the flat herringbone stitch and the ladder stitch which is a companion stitch to herringbone. This chapter is also accompanied with a terminology chart which is a major plus in my book. The projects also begin in this chapter. In the chapters that follow this chapter you will learn different variations of the herringbone stitch and each variation is accompanied by projects. Then in Chapter Six Melissa will show you how to capture stones in your beadwork. She does this by using three different methods of using stones as focal points. On pages 120-124 you are treated to a gallery of Jewelry created by various artist. On Page 125 You will see a gallery of a couple of Melissa's Creations. On page 126 you get the appendix , a list of seed beads used in the projects in this book just in case you want to replicate a project. Page 127: acknowledgement and a write up on author. Page 128: the index. This spectacular beading publication is full of gorgeous projects with easy to follow written instructions accompanied by 360 easy to follow Illustrations. If you are an avid Herringbone artist you will want this book for the various projects. If you are a beginner you will want this book for the instructions and lessons you can learn on Herringbone stitching. I personally am thrilled this book is a part of my library. Thank you to all involved in this publication being written and published. Please enjoy the pictures that follow this review.
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Friday, December 7, 2012

A FEW OF MY LATEST CREATIONS , LADIES BRACELETS, AND NECKLACE THEN AN INFANTS NECKLACE

THE PICTURES BELOW ARE OF A FEW OF MY LATEST CREATIONS. LADIES BRACELETS, AND A LADIES NECKLACE. I HAVE ALSO INCLUDED AN INFANTS NECKLACE. IF ANYONE INTERESTED IN THESE ITEMS PLEASE POST A MESSAGE AND I WILL REPLY. THESE ARE UP FOR PURCHASE AND PAYABLE THROUGH PAYPAL....THANK YOU FOR VIEWING BYE FOR NOW AND HAPPY BEADING
LADIES BRACELET
LADIES NECKLACE
LADIES BRACELET
LADIES BRACELET
LADIES BRACELET
INFANTS NECKLACE

Thursday, December 6, 2012