Accessorize for every occasion with stylish, flattering jewelry that you make yourself! DIY Elegant Jewelry offers 20 unique projects that you can create in just one afternoon. From a delicate multi-strand evening necklace to a pearl beaded bracelet or coral swirl earrings, each of these beautiful creations will bring any outfit to life. Even if you never made jewelry before, step-by-step photographs and simple instructions get you started. The authors explain all of the basic techniques you need to know, including crimps, loops, cutting chain, cord ends, and more. Projects are arranged by level of difficultyfrom beginner through intermediate and advancedand use only inexpensive materials that can be easily found in craft and hobby stores.
About the Author
Kristine lives in Tampa, Florida with her husband and two children. She has been designing different consumer products for over 15 years and began designing high end fashion jewelry in 2011 which sparked her interest in jewelry making. Kristine joined Cousin Corporation of America in 2013 and is the Creative Team manager. Kristine's favorite past time is teaching her children her passion for the creative arts!
Jennifer resides in Florida with her husband, two daughters, and two dogs. She began making jewelry in 2002 while working for a jewelry designer in St. Augustine and studying Fine Art at Flagler College. Jennifer joined Cousin Corporation of America in 2009 and soon after began writing instructions and designing jewelry for their numerous accounts and marketing needs. As a designer, her favorite materials to work with are natural gemstones and wire.
Chloe is a Vermont native, where she and her husband raised their son and daughter. She taught jewelry making, made and sold her designs at craft fairs, shops, and farmer’s markets while living in the Green Mountain State. She relocated to Clearwater, Florida in 2012, with her husband, and started writing jewelry instructions while working as a jewelry instructor for an art studio. In 2014, Chloe joined Cousin Corporation of America and currently works as a Design Assistant in their Creative Dept. Chloe enjoys designing jewelry and working with mixed media.