Love is in the Air
Part 1 of 2
According to the Diamond Information Center's market research, 11% of all diamond rings sold back in 2003 were purchased in February. Yep, February is definitely the month when love is in the air. So let's celebrate with some awesome Valentine's day inspired tutorials!! (Also check my past posts at the bottom for more!)
The above gorgeous Floating Hearts Charm Bracelet by Absolutecomponents is perfect for those who adore Swarovski crystals.
Heidi Borchers' Hearts Shrink Plastic necklace tutorial shows a very creative approach with hole punchers!
Does it have to be red? Nope. Try Goth. Just check out Beryl Street Crafts easy wire work black heart necklace tutorial. The heart motif is used as links as well as the pendant.
Then there is steampunk. This one is not all metal as it is made from fimo clay. The steampunk heart tutorial is by Aliceazzo on Deviantart. Click on the first tile at the top to get the larger sized image.
A simple marbelized polymer clay heart tutorial is just the ticket if you have young children wanting to give their friends at school some heart based gifts. This one is by Mommy Blessings.
This lovely multi-layered heart tutorial by Marie Segal is also for polymer clay enthusiasts. You'll have to either glue the hearts to stud earrings or incorporate some hardware like a wire loop into the clay so it can hang on ear wires.
Heart Toggle Necklace tutorial from Rings and Things. The use of Swarovski heart crystals is sure to please those who love sparkles. Having the toggle in front makes fastening and undoing the necklace a breeze.
More romantic inspirations :
- How to make Bead and Wire Hearts
- Romantic Lace Jewelry and Lace Brooch Tutorial
- Origami Heart Earring Tutorial
- Saying I Love You with jewelry designs
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