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Recreating Renaissance Fashion, Isabel de Requesens

I’m resuming progress on my Isabel costume! This is part one of making the chemise, which will be worn underneath this dress. Today I am going to be talking about how I made the collar, it’s easily the most detailed and complicated part so it’s worthy of it’s own post. 634 more words

The Making Of

Closet Nerds Make the Best Jewelry

Ok, ok… I can say that because I am a closet nerd. I’m actually more comfortable around geeks (like myself). Plus, my brother is a brilliant nerd. 108 more words


Bead Size Chart

Ever browse my listings for jewelry or beads and you see the size of beads in mm?  Do you wonder what the actual size of the beads are?   33 more words


It's here!!!

No, not the long-awaited CGB Volume II (that’s still in the works), but the next best thing…the “Contemporary Geometric Beadwork” poster, which shows so many fabulous pieces! 157 more words


The Heirloom Wedding Necklace

There’s an energy of true love in pieces of history that can’t be matched by any kind of diamond or expensive label. Heirloom. The stories told, the places traveled, the memories these pieces hold are hidden within them and released by whoever holds these magical treasures. 1,060 more words