Making Jewelry for Fun

JewelryI’m attracted to colorful, shiny things.  Which is probably why I love jewelry.  I collect it and I make my own too.  For me, the creative process usually starts with something (or many somethings) that I find interesting and then I go from there.  Sometimes though, it is nice to look at what others have done.  You might find a really cool color combination or see something used in a brand new way.  Bead magazines and books are a really great resource.  The library offers Bead & Button and Bead Style magazines on Zinio as well as many jewelry making books.  Here are some fun titles that I have enjoyed looking through. Continue reading