5 Tips for designing your own jewellery

5 Tips for designing your own jewellery

So, you want to make your own jewellery.

1. Decide what you want to make?

  • Pendant – is it solid or kinetic
  • Cuff – hollow or solid
  • Bracelet – whole or hinged
  • Bangle – whole or hinged
  • Earrings – post, hook or clip-on

2. Do research and gather ideas

  • Pinterest is a great place to gather ideas and organise them into groups or themes
  • Look at nature, shapes of flowers or seeds, tree bark, sweeps in river bends

3. Sketch it out

  • These can be as rough as you like
2016-07-26T22:00:32+00:00 April 10th, 2015|Events, Learning|

About the Author:

Jo Dix is a jewellery designer/maker who runs a shop and studio in Cumbria, UK. Jo runs workshops and jewellery making courses from her studio as well as The Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal, Cumbria. Commissions in silver and gold are regularly done, even long-distance bespoke work is taken on.