Do It Yourself Bridal and Wedding Jewels

Wedding season is coming!

That’s true of course. But also true is that sparkling crystal jewelry is always in fashion. It always looks great. It goes with almost everything. And crystal jewelry makes wonderful gifts. So, you knew all that already.

faceted crystal glass gems for Spring 2021

But the “goes with everything” and “makes great gifts” is something to keep in mind. If you want to make a pair of earrings or a pendant or bracelet for your favorite customer, or for your college roomie, or for yourself… you KNOW that crystal is going to look great.

Do it yourself jewelry. Save money. Make personal gifts for your friends. This is a win!

P.S. Click on the pic above to see even more crystals available in my shop right now. And just a note – I’m going to try some new bridal designs in the next weeks. Stay tuned (and tell me what you think!)

Spring 2021 Sheer Glass Gems for DIY Jewelry

And it just feels good to be looking forward to Spring, you know? Pretty colors, lightweight dresses, and eventually we can all get together again. At least we’re going in the right direction!

sheer glass gems in spring 2021 colors

And right now you can get a BOGO sale! Buy one get one free – a pendant, or a pair of pretty jewels…. when you purchase a pair of sheer glass gems, or a pendant, you can ask for a second free! Just mention this blog post when you purchase. And the offer’s only good through Friday, April 9, 2021 – so don’t wait till long. Once they’re gone, they’re gone (well until I can restock at least!)

Sheer glass gems. Add a necklace chain, or a pair of comfy earwires – and your jewelry’s ready to wear. Easy. Beautiful. And on sale!

Sapphire and Crystal DIY Earrings

Sapphire glass and sparkling crystal earrings in a slender, wearable two-jewel setting…You can get fancy, you can get complex – but this simple setting really makes a fabulous pair of earrings!

sapphire blue and sparkling crystal earrings with a multi stone setting

Really I just think it’s a good idea to point out that you don’t have to spend a lot of time or money to have pretty jewelry. Of course you can – and I’m not talking just about precious gems. There are intricate, complex designs that can produce fabulous pretties.

But you don’t have to. Be easy on yourself sometimes. Find a pretty jewel, or a pretty combo like these in one setting. Figure out the colors you want. Add earwires. Done.

And they’ll be great. It really can be that simple. (And hey, click on the pic to see more combos that are ready in my shop – and remember you can ask to see others!)

Earring Design Idea – Neutral Glass Gems

I recently made a pair of earrings for a friend – and was reminded that it’s fun to use neutral colors sometimes. How often do you wear black and white, or tan and black? Yeah, me too. So I took some jewels that were already on my worktable, and tried a new design. Let me know what you think!

earring design idea featuring black diamond glass teardrops paired with neutral round glass gems

I think this is a good reminder to me – and to my friends and customers too. Get out of the rut sometimes? I love color, so I tend to move toward using vivid colors in jewelry. And that’s fine, and works well. But gray is strong – and neutral. Combining neutrals works too!

Remember to click on the pic so you can see more jewels in my shop. And let me know if there’s something you’re looking for and can’t find – I might have some stashed!

Clear crystal jewels – April birthstones

You know that diamonds are the birthstone for April, right? Well if you’re not in the market for gem grade diamonds (I’m not), there’s a beautiful alternative. Clear crystal jewels – faceted, cut rhinestones – are a wonderful, affordable April birthstone.

crystal glass rhinestone jewels available in my shop...more shapes available...clear crystal is the April birthstone color

Click on the pic to see more clear crystal rhinestones I have available right now – there are many more shapes and sizes available. These sparkling glass gemstones are great for your April birthday girls – and of course for your wedding. And anytime, for a pretty pair of earrings or necklace for anybody that likes sparkle!

Oh, did I mention? These are also on sale right now. Buy one, get one free! A BOGO sale good through Friday, March 19, 2021. When you buy a pair of clear crystal gems, you get a second pair free (and you can dicker if you want a different style, equal or lesser value, but still!) Same thing with pendants. Buy one, get one free. Just mention this blog post!

Fuschia Pink Drop Earrings

These buff (smooth) fuschia pink earring jewels are vintage, from the 1950s I think! They look pretty fabulous for their age.

fuschia pink vintage glass jewel earrings

Actually they look pretty wonderful for any age. It’s a good color – flattering, and easy for most people to wear. And these vintage gems make super easy do it yourself earrings. You can fancy them up, and add several elements – but they look great “as is”. Add earwires and you’re good to go!

Click on the link to see these, and more, fuschia glass jewels. And make yourself an easy, affordable gift. Just for you. It’s good to do that sometimes!

DIY earrings in new crystal shapes

Yes. Crystal earrings. Again. Because they are so sparkly, so pretty – and so useful!

do it yourself crystal earrings with geometric shapes

One of the nicest things about these earrings (aside from that sparkle!) is that they are not large, and not heavy to wear. The diamond shape gems are just 10x10mm (approx. 3/8″) and the round jewels are 8mm – that’s about 1/4″.

These will be noticed. These would be beautiful for a bride. Or at work, even. They aren’t “in your face”. They’re lovely. And comfortable. And easy to DIY. This is a win, you know?

Crystal glass jewels for a sparkling necklace

This picture shows a sparkling crystal necklace – and a super useful DIY necklace design!

sparkling crystal rhinestone jewels on a silver chain...a do it yourself necklace design idea

Of course, you can just click on the pic to find these jewels – and more crystals, more styles, and more colors – in my shop. This design is made with three sizes of crystal rhinestone (glass) jewels – shown here are 8mm rounds with rivoli faceting, 10x10mm diamond shapes, and a pear or teardrop focal centerpiece that measures 18x13mm. This would be a wonderful necklace for prom – and (I know you’ve thought of this already) a beautiful bridal necklace. Wedding jewels? Yes!

Run with the idea – using the shapes that work best for you, and a different color – or combination of colors – that could be so much fun!

And as always, if there’s a color or shape you’re searching for and not finding – just ask. I might have it – or I’ll help!

Aqua connectors and montana sapphire earring jewels for DIY earrings

Another pretty, sparkly do it yourself earring design idea:

aqua glass connector and montana sapphire diamond shaped glass gems paired for an easy to use earring design idea

Click on the pic to find these jewels in my shop – and more, of course 🙂 These aqua glass connectors and montana sapphire diamond shaped glass gems aren’t the two colors you might think to combine first. But – as you can see, they’re terrific together!

Of course you can choose your own coordinating colors (and shapes). I do have these diamond shaped jewels in sheer amethyst, and a few in emerald green – and may have more in future. It’s such a cool shape!

And if there’s something you don’t see – and you need? Just ask!

Do it yourself earring jewels!

It’s winter, it’s cold, and a little bit of DIY sparkling jewelry can just be a bit of lift, you know?

crystal rounds and petite sapphire glass pear jewels available in my jewelry supplies shop

Click on the pic to find these jewels (and more) in my shop! As shown here, this is just a potential do it yourself jewelry design. The beads (or jewels) are smallish – these earrings would be lightweight and delicate.

And pretty. And could be made in your choice of color. And shape, for that matter. Really it’s just an idea to get your creative juices going!

Spring is coming. A little treat right now is just a good idea!