The world of do-it-yourself jewelry has really stepped up its game. You will get the satisfactory when creating your own beautiful jewelry. Turn your inspiration into a piece of unique and fine custom jewelry.
Whether you’re a complete beginner or a master DIY crafter, it’s never been so easy to make your own beautiful jewelry pieces. Shop make your own jewelry supplies you need for making necklaces, bracelets, earrings, hair accessories and brooches online at home, Beebeecraft.com will never let you down. Find plenty of jewellery making project ideas and inspiration in our huge range of jewelry supplies online.
Jewelry Making Materials
In addition to the basic supplies for making jewelry—wire, jump rings, clasps, resins, etc.—there is a magic world of jewelry making materials available.
And in order to give you some inspirations for what’s available, let’s look at four of the most popular materials: Wood, Acrylic, Metal and Leather.
Making Wooden Jewelry
Wood brings a natural beauty to any jewelry project. There are so many types of wood, each with their own features. The color, shape and line make each piece of wood unique and visually interesting.
It is most likely that you are familiar with ash, bamboo, birch, cherry, maple, oak, pine and walnut. But there are also other woods that are ideal for wood jewelry making such as ebony, koa, lacewood, purpleheart, redheart, rosewood, tulipwood, wenge, zebrawood and zircote. Because of their vivid colors and line patterns, these exotic woods are beautiful choices for wood jewelry also for their wood working attributes.
In terms of the outside benefits above, wood is strong that lasts much longer than many other jewelry making materials that may crack or fade with time going. It can also undergo decorating techniques such as wood burning, laser engraving, dye application and painting that often impossible with other materials.
Of course, there are all kinds of wooden beads in almost every shape and size that you can image.
Making Acrylic Jewelry
Making acrylic jewelry is pretty fun because not only there are many colors available but also acrylic come in all sorts of forms. Acrylic can be melted and set into all different kinds of shapes. It’s also soft enough to be cut.
Making Metal Jewelry
Have u ever thought about making metal jewelry? It sounds far more threaten than it is. Really, metalsmithing is simply the process of forming and turning metal into jewelry. It doesn’t necessarily involve red-hot parts. And the gold, silver and platinum are most often used in the metal jewelry.
Making Leather Jewelry
Nothing synthetic can quite compare to the unique quality and the feel of leather. It is such a good material to work with because it has undeniable character and a soft feel.
People always think of leather and suede being used as cords for hanging pendants. And there’s so much more you can do with this gifted material.
Being flexible, leather accords to the body to give a great fit once u wear them—making it especially suitable for bracelets and cuffs. You can also add beads and other charms to this leather cuff.