Jewelry Junkie Link Love 12/26/09

Strands of Beads

Melissa shares some whimsical lampwork artistry by Debi Cogwell.

A Bead A Day

There is still plenty of time to make some New Year’s Eve jewelry! Lisa shares an eye catching bracelet using velvety hearts and chandelier-like Egyptian crystals.

Art Bead Scene

It’s the ABS annual 12 days of Christmas free projects. Twelve days of last minute holiday gifts!

Barbe Saint John – New Jewelry from Forgotten Artifacts

Here are some ideas for eco friendly gift wrap.

Beading Arts

Sweet, simple, and silly! Make a barrette that will delight a young girl in your life.

Carmi’s Art/Life World

Carmi makes huge resin baubles from an ice tray.

Cindy Gimbrone aka Lampwork Diva

Cindy shares her favorite things this week. You might be surprised to find out what they are!

Earthenwood Studio Chronicles

Melanie makes a chunky, funky necklace with some unusual wooden chain and findings.

Jean Campbell

Jean shares a free sparkly necklace project, just in time to whip up for your New Year’s Evening wear.

Lorelei’s Blog: Inside the Studio

Lorelei goes back in time to remind fellow Etsy sellers about Heart-o-Matic!

Snap out of it, Jean! There’s beading to be done!

Jean offers a project called Supercool which features a great focal by Dustin Tabor!

The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton

Using a drilled resin piece from Lynn Davis and some filigree, Andrew creates a necklace paying homage to the faeryworld sanctuaries.

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Sometimes, it’s good to be Naughty.

Welcome back, Naughty. I had been wondering what happened to you. When I first started out in SL — and met my first pervert — I bought my first ever skin from Naughty, thanks to said pervert. I was a week old and when I put that Alina skin on, I went from scary noob to hot bish. Back then, Naughty was *THE* place to get skin and hair. It had been a while since I had gone to the Naughty sim, so when my friend Oscar told me that they had new stuff, it piqued my interest. I liked what I saw.

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Tips to Buy Diamond Engagement Ring

Engagement is a fun filled moment in the life of an individual. Consenting to spend the rest of your life with a person calls for big celebration. For this many men want to make proposing their beloved mesmerizing as well as special. Buying a diamond engagement ring becomes a crucial part. Often many couple look out for an engagement ring which is special and unusual in its own way. They want to buy a ring which does not suggest it was bought in haste from the mall. For such couples purchasing an engagement ring with a unique design is important. If you are a couple picking up your engagement ring together or a man trying to sweep your fiance of her feet with a pleasant surprise there are few things which you should always remember as you look forward to buy diamond engagement ring.

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Growing Jewelry

Strange but true, jewelry that actually grows is now available. According to the designer, “Growing Jewelry is a redefinition of modern values. It is a clash of jewelry an gardening; couture and organism. The collection of this hand jewelry is designed for people in metropolitan cities and is an experiment in drawing nature toward man, as nature being the presupposition of life.”  Available in limited quantity here:

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