How to Clean and Polish Your Jewelry

Whether all your jewelry is new or you have mostly vintage rings, necklaces, bracelets, and earrings, you’re going to want to know how to clean your possessions every once in awhile. Ultimately, how you clean your jewelry will depend on what it is made of (gold, silver, pearls, diamonds). Jewelry Store Cleaning Many stores offer a free cleaning of jewelry that you purchased from them. By all mean, take advantage of this service if you can, but if you can’t, then you should know how to clean your jewelry at home—and without harsh chemicals. Rest assured that you can clean […]

Create your own stunning jewelry

When it comes to jewelry you can spend hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars on them. Sometimes the most beautiful jewelry is the kind you make yourself. It might not have the most sparkles, but it will have your own unique touch, and that’s something no one else can duplicate. There are many ways you can create your own jewelry. Here are a few quick and easy ones: Making your own necklace Again, there are several different ways you can make your own necklace but here are the basics. You’ll need: A chain or strong string A pendant (like one […]

diy clay teardrop necklace

Hello craftsland! Here at the Craftcorners blog we’re excited to share another jewelry inspired craft with you all. Many of us got to experiment with clay as kids. Whether it came in the form of shaping little animals and objects or more serious clay pursuits like pottery, we all remember how much fun playing with clay used to be. That sense of fun and wonder is exactly what we’re aiming to capture with today’s clay teardrop necklace craft. This type of necklace is a fun and artistic way to make a fashion statement, and goes well with more eclectic outfits. Let’s […]

Do it yourself pearl chain necklace

DIY pearl chain necklace | Greetings craft addicts of all ages and persuasions, and welcome to another exciting edition of the Craftcorners blog. Today we’re going to be taking a look at yet another exciting do it yourself jewelry project. We really love the idea of homemade jewelry because this stuff transcends the simple idea of a homemade project, allowing you to share what you’ve made with others simply by displaying it on your person. Today’s craft is a bit more meticulous than some of our other jewelry based projects, and so is probably more suitable to an older or more advanced […]

Accessorizing with pearl rice beads

For centuries throughout the Mediterranean, Middle East, and Asia, people having been using pearl rice beads to make various fashion items or even prayer beads.  Indeed, these smooth, often colorful, little beads do make for some beautiful accessories. And, why should you not have one?  Pearl rice beads will look wonderful around your neck or wrist.  Being the crafter that you are, you can get started on making one right away. Here’s what you need: A few handfuls of pearl rice beads Bead stopper Scissors Spool of nylon thread Clasp Crimp bead Bracelet Take about 12 inches of nylon thread. […]