As much as I honestly love jewelry of all types, the one thing you'll most likely never find me wearing is a single strand of pearls. There is something about this classic piece that is just a bit too buttoned down for me.
DIY Necklace Tutorials
When somebody asks you where you bought your necklace, you can reply, I made it! Our DIY Necklace Tutorials show you step-by-step how to make a variety of fun and stylish necklaces. Each tutorial includes a supply list and a link to where you can purchase the supplies. Check the comments for additional hints.
A couple of weeks ago, we turned some vintage earrings into a pair of shoe clips. Inspired by Jolita's Mourning Necklace, we're transforming vintage chains into pretty statement necklaces for spring this week.
There's nothing quite as marvelous and essential as costume jewelry - especially when it borders on 'over the top' with exorbitant amounts of sparkle and shine. As I always like to say: more is more is more.
Earlier this month Lauren and I escaped city life with our dear friend Grace, of Stripes & Sequins, for a weekend chock-full of sun and DIY.
A couple summers ago, we stocked up on brass washers to make friendship necklaces. A year later, hex nuts became short in supply thanks to the hex nut bracelet. Today we're all about compression sleeves, which are conventionally
These days we're all for reincorporating the anklet back into our accessory repertoire. Made with thin chain and tiny charms, delicate anklets are the perfect summer trinket for those beachy bare feet or barely there sandals.
A couple of months ago, while visiting New York, we met the lovely Gretchen Jones and were fortunate enough to spend an entire day crafting in her über charming Brooklyn apartment.
Is it a bat, a butterfly, a moth, a pair of wolves, or even two dancers? However you perceive it, we certainly won't be examining your personality or providing you with a diagnosis today. Instead, we've collaborated with Sachin +
Did you know that chainmail was the earliest form of metal armor and was invented as early as 300BC by the ancient Celts? Used as protective armor for centuries by multiple cultures, it's still being made today - often in the form of jewelry.
Were you blown away by Proenza Schouler's entire Fall 2011 Collection as much as we were? The juxtaposition of digitalized and geometric Native American inspired prints with decorative, Victorian-like statement necklaces was all kinds of genius.
The moment we saw designer Nicole Akong's dramatically colorful jewelry collection, Conquistadora, we were smitten. Honestly, what's not to love about these ethnic and tribal inspired pom pom necklaces?
The moment we saw Phillip Lim's Box Braid Collar Necklace, we were immediately overcome with a wave of nostalgia. Our memories of a neon, plastic box braid lanyard was suddenly transformed into a sophisticated leather jewelry component.
Many years ago, we might have shunned the idea of wearing bolos but nowadays we couldn't be more obsessed with these western neckties!
Happy Valentine's Day!! We're helping kick off Foam Magazine's Guest Blogger Series with a special DIY! Did you know that if you crack a walnut in half it creates the most perfect heart shaped pendant?
Lauren and I have been waiting for an excuse to use colorful bungee cords for some time now. And after seeing this Proenza Schouler necklace from their Resort 2011
As soon as Lauren and I saw this editorial in Flare Magazine, we knew we had to recreate these awesome, friendship bracelet-like necklaces.