Glass Tile Pendants

How to fuse glass in your microwave; beautiful dichroic focal pieces in minutes @savedbyloves

Can you believe these fused dichroic glass pieces can be made in your microwave in 3 minutes?  I showed you these fused glass dichroic wire wrapped earrings a few weeks back, and I have pretty much been at it ever since.  I have upgraded to an electric kiln for bigger projects, but we won’t get into […]

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how to make a vintage soldered pendant

UPDATE:  WE HAVE A WINNER!  Do you love the look of soldered jewelry, but feel totally intimidated by that hot freaking iron and molten metal?  My creative friend Hope is here to break it down for us in a detailed How to Solder Jewelry video that demystifies the process and will have you making jaw […]

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Xyron Create a Sticker for Easy, mess free Glass Tile Pendant @savedbyloves

  If you have ever made glass or acrylic tile pendants, you probably know that it is more involved than it looks.  About 2 years ago, I need to make a slew of these, and decided to run my images that I wanted to adhere to the pendant through Xyron’s Create-a-Sticker Machine.  I ran them […]

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@savedbyloves DIY Etched Glass Tile Pendant #MarthaStewartCrafts #mothersday

  Today brings a fun, simple Mother’s Day gift DIY using Martha Stewart Crafts glass etching cream to create customized glass tile pendants!  As I mentioned Monday when I showed you my doily etched wine bottles, this etching cream is simply amazing.  No glass is safe around me now!  Read on to see how to […]

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How to Make Solder Jewelry #Pendant at @savedbyloves

I have wanted to learn to solder for years.  I sold some handmade necklaces in the past, and had issues with the jumprings opening and the pendant falling off the chain.  The best solution I could find was soldering the rings closed, so I picked up a soldering iron and it sat in the closet […]

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Glass Tile Pendant Tutorial

Today, I am happy to share with you a glass tile pendant tutorial from Irina at Irina’s Cute Box.  These tutorials are abundant in the creative blog world.  Irina shares her version incorporating a bezel setting.  She uses the same jewelry component supplier as I do, Sun and Moon Kits on Etsy.  Wonderful prices and […]

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how to wire wrap

To continue with our recent jewelry making obsession, today’s post will cover this gorgeous wire wrapping technique.   You do not need wire wrapping experience to be able to pull this off.  The example shown here is a rectangular glass tile, but you can apply the lesson to virtually any pendant or stone you want to […]

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How to make a pendant bail

Making a wire wrap bail  is a decorative, inexpensive way to attach pendants that eliminates the need for messy glue-on bails and hole drilling.  The look is intricate and ornate, and can be achieved quite simply with a few basic jewelry supplies.  This is a perfect way to bail glass tile and domino pendants. TUTORIAL […]

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How to make Glass Tile Pendants

It was a jewelry making weekend for this crafter, glass tile pendants and altered dominoes stealing the show.  Normally, I design images for my pendants and just adhere them as they are.  That all changed when I thought to incorporate the rub on transfers I picked up at Hobby Lobby recently.  I have used these […]

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Glass Tile Pendant Tutorial

You can’t throw a stone online without hitting a glass tile pendant tutorial, it is true.  Today, I am bringing you one tip I never ran across.  It took me several fingerprinted pendants before I figured out that play dough is all I need to hold my slippery pendant in place while I brush on […]

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