Sheer Glass Pendants for DIY Jewelry

I love pretty jewelry. You probably figured that out. I love affordable jewelry (ditto). And I specially love pretty, affordable jewelry that is easy to make!

The pic here shows just a few of the faceted glass pear or teardrop pendants I have available right now. The sheer jewels just have a delicacy, a prettiness, that I appreciate (and my customers seem to agree). Of course if there’s a color you’re looking for and you don’t see it, click on the pic and message me – the link’s at upper right. Can’t hurt to ask (and no I won’t spam you, really truly!)

We have enough challenges and stresses in this world – isn’t it nice to have something, to create something, that’s pretty and will be a much-loved gift – and you don’t have to work hard to make it?

Black Diamond Glass Stones – on sale!

Black diamond glass gems are one of those colors that look great year-round, on almost every skin tone. They’re neutral and sometimes just a bit more interesting than solid black or white!

Of course they also look great *with* solid black or white. As always, play with new combinations of stones that please your sense of creativity.

And from today through midnight on Monday, July 31, 2023, all the black diamond glass stones in my shop are on sale. Buy any two pairs (or pendants) and get one for free! Just send me a note when you order and let me know which freebie you want. Make your own DIY jewelry – and save money too. This is a win!

DIY Red Faceted Glass Earrings

In this earring design idea, I combined a simple glass gem with large jump rings – easy to find (or you could use any metal drops or rings). Combining glass gems with metal elements, especially in different shapes or sizes, adds a bit of surprise and a fun contrast.

The fun part of course is using your own elements and combining them in new ways. Yesterday I mentioned pulling stones that might be scattered on your workbench, and adding surprises – like metal jumps. Maybe use two or three rings, to create a longer earring and a bit of extra movement. Maybe use six of them. These wil be do-it-yourself earrings in *your* style – play with the idea and make it your own!

Earring Design Idea – Glass Cushion Cut Octagons and Pears

This DIY earring design idea came about because I had some jewels on my worktable and I was playing around. Isn’t that the way a lot of designs are born? I love using color, and the peridot green and sheer sapphire blue shown here are a classic combination. Which doesn’t matter at all – the only combination that matters is one that you like!

I think these really work well together though 🙂 You know you wear blue and green together a lot – well I do and I don’t think I’m weird (not about that anyway). The colors are complementary and they work! And these two shapes are a good combo too.

Do what I did – pull out some stones, gems and beads on your worktable, and try new combinations. You’ll find some that you love!

Glass Faceted Pear or Teardrop Jewels for DIY Jewelry – Part Two

And I did mention I would be posting more colors of the 14mm x 10mm faceted teardrops I have available in my shop, yes? Here are more colors I have right now. One note I meant to mention: if any of the pears you like are foiled back, but you prefer sheer jewels, just let me know. Most of them have foil that can be removed (there are a few colors for which that doesn’t work well – but only a few.)

The crystal AB (aurora borealis) pears shown in the upper right here are one example of jewels where it doesn’t work to remove the foil backing – if you do that, you basically have clear glass stones with just a bit of aurora finish. But the foil versions are so fabulous, I haven’t found that to be much of a problem!

P.S. And again – if you mention this blog post when you order, you get a “buy-two-pairs, get one pair free” deal! Good through July 21, 2023. Such a deal!

Faceted Glass Pear Jewels for Pendants, Connectors and Earrings

In this pic I’m featuring some of the 14mm x 10mm (5/8″ x 3/8″) faceted glass or rhinestone pears I have in my shop right now. I’ll add more pics soon, as I absolutely have more colors available! But these are customer favorites:

Some are re-supply, some are new (the olivine green shown here are a new size for my shop, and the color is brighter. Pretty isn’t it! And the new supply I have of fuschia pears are wonderful quality in a color that acan be hard to find. Check them out!

P.S. And if you mention this blog post when you order, you get a “buy-two-pairs, get one pair free” deal! Good through July 21, 2023. Don’t wait…!