April 2015

The Best Jewelry Making Techniques Are Easily Learnt From The Pros

If you’ve ever considered making your own  jewellery  but really didn’t know any of the  jewellery  making techniques that it takes to make your own necklaces, bracelets, earrings or any other kind of fashional piece , why not pick a book up on the subject? Or better yet, why not search the internet.
We live in the information age and there is great advice on how to make your own jewellery  all over the net, in fact if you want to know how to make great looking  jewellery , you just have to know where to look, and , of course, the best place to start when looking for  this kind of advice  is with your favorite search engine.

So, first step – Go Online!

Use your favorite search engine – probably google –  and search for ‘ jewelry  making techniques’. If you prefer, tailor the search to include your favorite type of  jewelry . So if, for instance, you are wanting to make Native American  jewelry , then you can simply search for ‘Native American  jewelry  making techniques’ and you will almost certainly be bombarded by thousands of great how-to articles on the subject.

Not only will you find the information about how  to make your own  jewelry , but you’re also most likely to find places to get the  jewelry  making materials as well as a history of how the  jewelry  first originated. By working in this way, you are essentially following in the footsteps of people who have already performed the task , as if you are discovering it for the first time.

Making your own jewelry can be a lot of fun, especially if you know the proper  techniques and you can opt to concentrate on making one particular type of  jewelry  or you can branch …

The Secrets of Diamond Jewellery

Did you know that diamonds are the birthstone of April? Know anyone with a birthday in April? Can’t think of what to get them? For the April-born, diamond jewellery really is the perfect gift then. It shows how much you care and how conscientious you are of when they were born (“See? I didn’t forget!”). It also shows how much you’re willing to spend on them, and if you’re willing to give that much to others, won’t they be willing to give you just as much in return? “Do unto others as you would have them to unto you.” Oh wait, that’s the Golden Rule, but it applies to diamonds too. What’s the Diamond Rule? Possibly that diamonds are a girl’s best friend. So friends can be bought after all. Then let us go buy them, and what better opportunity than a birthday?

Just kidding. Where can we find diamonds? Hey, let’s go to Just Gems, which is where fine bespoke diamond jewellery lives. Theres a whole diamond community there, where diamonds celebrate their diamond-ness. But why are diamonds so special? Diamonds are really, really tough for a start. Their name, “diamond,” comes from the ancient Greek word for “unbreakable.” so you know it must be hard. Diamond is also an allotrope of carbon, and it has very strong covalent bonds between its atoms. That’s why diamonds are so hard. Since they’re so hard, they’re difficult to contaminate, which accounts for their clear color. Diamonds also disperse light into a diverse array of pretty colors because of their high optical dispersion. That’s why they’re so lustrous. Diamonds are popular since they’re so all around awesome. Since they’re so cool, they even have other substances like cubic zirconia and silicon carbide trying to pass off as them. But diamonds are …