Metal, Glass & Clay

Prepare to be dazzled! Enjoy step-by-step tutorials, stylish new DIY designs, and lots of handmade sparkle on the Bluprint Jewelry Making Blog.

Textured Jewelry

Scratch the Surface with Textured Metal Jewelry

By Ashley Little

Have you ever finished a piece of jewelry, only to realize that something is missing? Sometimes it's an extra bead here or a wrapped wire there. But other times the solution is as simple as adding a bit of texture to the metal. Get inspired by these textured jewelry ideas.

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Chainmaille Jewelry Patterns

Arm Yourself With Chainmaille Jewelry Patterns

By Ashley Little

Historically, chainmaille was worn by knights as armor, but today chainmaille has a much different reputation. No matter your skill level, arm yourself with one of these chainmaille jewelry patterns — no horse or special armor required.

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