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Handmade Jewellery - Making Your Own Ethnic Jewellery

Began doing this handcrafted jewellery class in January, as one of my New Year resolutions. All that can be said is  that I am really carrying it through, and I have to say it feels fantastic. Up to now I have crafted a copper ring as well as a copper and brass pendant. The ring was easy to make, with a little hammering but the pendant took me three courses to finish. 
Copper bangle This week I am going to be trying my hand at a bangle. Tomorrow, I have already cut out the metal and warmed through the metal and certainly will begin twisting it into shape. Making handcrafted jewellery demands a lot of hard work. It gets easier once you understand what you do but it is also quite healing wearing more particularly and jewellery ethnic jewellery designs which you have handcrafted yourself. When clients respect my ring and pendant and inquire where I got it, I can not tell you how I swell with pride when I say, "I made it myself". They generally cannot believe that it's jewe…