Category: Free & Easy Jewelry Projects

How to Make Shaggy Loops Chainmaille (Video Tutorials for Jewelry Making)

Share this:Hi B3 fans!  We’ve started making videos to compliment our tutorials in order to better offer you more ways to strengthen your chainmaille skills. We’re beginning with the projects that have free PDF tutorials. Shaggy Loops is a great introductory weave that has many variations, from simple ring size substitutions to advanced designs that… Read more »

12 Days of Craftmas: Ten B3 Quickmaille Kits

Share this:On the tenth day of Craftmas, the Blue Buddha Artisan Market gave to me … Ten Quickmaille Projects by Blue Buddha Boutique!  We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: You CAN make beautiful metal jewelry. Give us 10 minutes and we’ll show you how! Stop by our studio (1127 W. Granville, Chicago) and… Read more »

Free & Easy Jewelry Project: Vintage Floral Burst Earrings!

Share this: Vintage Floral Burst Earrings, designed by Kat Wisniewski, Blue Buddha Boutique Designer This vintage-inspired, summer-loving design uses pops of aqua to complement the beautiful bronze and copper tones. These simple earrings incorporate copper and glass chainmaille for an added touch of sophistication. The inspiration for this project came from the gorgeous Copper and… Read more »

Free & Easy Projects: Spike Earrings!

Share this:Often, chainmaille projects consist of hundreds or thousands of jump rings linked through/over/between/under each other, creating gorgeous, intricate weaves. This is not one of those projects. And we LOVE it! Pick up those pliers and make our newest free & easy project: Spike Earrings. Designed by B3 team member Darlene Ostrowski of Do Bats Eat… Read more »