How to Style a Unique Jewelry
By Space Coast Daily // January 3, 2020
Jewelry is an expression of an array of ideas or emotions. The inspiration in making and designing one will aspires into different things to convey the artisan’s motivation in its creation.
They can express the pursuit of aesthetics, longing, to elicit attraction, status, reverence or convey a commitment. Since the rise of civilization, the artisans have created pieces of jewelry to symbolize religion and beliefs and to bolster zeal.
Kings, queens, princesses, bishops, priests, and leaders in the past and even in the present are adorned with jewelry to represent their power and authority.
It is remarkable how a small piece of corporeality can garner so much emotion when worn.
Creating your own jewelry will require you to make time for planning and designing your art. There are a lot of things to consider in order to make stylish unique jewelry.
Here are some tips to make to get you started:
1. Think of a theme
Be inspired. Inspiration is an external force from experience or anything we sense with our bodies. But now we have the internet to get some form of inspiration from.
Artisans from Atperry’s recommends a theme that suits your personal taste and preference, but leave room for change and allow oneself to be influenced by others from time to time as well.
Wherever you find your inspiration, you will need to pursue it and materialize it through your own creation.
2. Sketch your idea
It is important to draw first your idea before you start working on it. It will be easier for you to make adjustments with the elements of your jewelry. Also, consider the wearability of your design. Will it be a casual accessory or will it be for formal occasions?
a. Think of the size
You will have to think about how big the jewelry will be, so it is recommended to make a 1:1 scale to know the size of the final item. You will also have to think about the proportion of the sizes relative to the other stones.
b. The Colormix
You can use contrasts to or other mixes, either to make one stone or color pop-out or make the entire piece homogenous. There are many stones available for you to make.
3. Procure the tools
There are a number of affordable craft tools and materials available for you to use. Beads, pliers, clasps, jump rings, practice wire, pegboards, wire cutters are some of the basic tools you’re going to need. This will go with the main stone or stones that will be the centerpiece of the entire ensemble.
4. Techniques and Wearability
Be familiar with the different techniques and methods of making pieces of jewelry. You can buy books of instructions and tips or you can watch tutorials online. Consider your design and try to learn how to achieve the form that you want.
Making your own jewelry and finding it to be beautiful as you imagined it, will always be a fulfilling moment.
It will be gratifying to think that a magnificent piece of jewelry did not exist, but because of your creativity and diligence, it has come into existence. So enjoy the process and revel in the beauty of your creation.