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Links from Lady of the Lake Jewelry and Glass Studio
Below you will find links to some of our favorite websites, including those of general interest, and pages of tips, tricks, information, and resources for making your own jewelry and crafts. We hope you enjoy them as much as we have!
Are you a jewelry maker or hobbyist? You will find an enormous compilation of informative and helpful material, including instructions, tips, tricks, forums and links to online suppliers, at
About.com. Just type in a search term for any hobby, project or product. The links you find here will keep you busy for hours!
Would you like to learn more about gems and gemology, and even take some distance learning courses? Visit the website of the Gemological Institute of America, developer of the diamond grading scale, and the world's foremost authority on gemology!
Want to learn more about making lampwork glass beads? Please visit the International Society of Glass Beadmakers, of which we are members. They have a wonderful forum, weekly chats, and lots of information! You will also find links to some very talented glass beadmakers' websites, where you will see some incredible lampwork glass beads!
Click here to visit ISGB!
Interested in learning to create wire jewelry? Visit Preston Reuther at wire-sculpture.com for videos and supplies for making beautiful handcrafted wire sculpted jewelry.
Also, there are pages and pages of jewelry making tips, as well as an extensive listing of jewelry making tools, including the "WigJig" wire jewelry making products, on The Wigjig Website. The folks at Wigjig also have a related site entitled "Make Your Own Jewelry," that is very informative and fun!
If you love charm bracelets and charms, as we do, please be sure to visit My Mother's Charms, a fascinating website all about charms, charm bracelets, and charm collecting. The owner of the site, Kathleen Oldford, has just published a wonderful new book entitled "My Mother's Charms," available in major bookstores now!
To view or purchase some unusual traditional gold and sterling silver charms, please visit Walsh Brothers - clocks watches and jewellery. Also visit Charmworks - Microsculptures for beautiful sterling silver and gold charms with excellent detail and quality. Microsculptures is a family owned company that designs, hand casts and finishes beautiful charms in sterling silver, gold vermeil and gold.
If you enjoy antique and vintage gold charms and charm bracelets, please visit our new website, Vintage Charm - Antique and Vintage Gold Charms and Charm Bracelets. There we offer antique, estate and vintage 14k and 18k gold charms and charm bracelets, including gorgeous jeweled charms with gemstones and pearls and moveable charms from the 1940's-1960's, the golden age of charms!
If you love antique and vintage jewelry, please visit Illusion Jewels Vintage Jewelry. Dorothea Stringfield sells vintage jewelry, but the most wonderful items are her amazing original designs, including Renaissance and Medieval style jewelry and Christmas Tree pins, in which she incorporates vintage and contemporary components into new and exciting designs. Dorothea will make custom jewelry to match your Renaissance Festival costume or even your wedding gown!
Want to view or purchase some beautiful jewelry, fine art and handicrafts? We are proud to be an exhibiting member
of the Electronic Cottage Online Arts & Crafts Gallery. Over 800 acclaimed professional artists and artisans exhibit beautiful original art and fine handcrafts on this site. Please do visit!
We are also proud to have been selected as an exhibiting member of The Juried OnLine Arts Festival, "Where collectors turn for handmade contemporary fine arts and crafts on the WWW." Please do visit JOLAF!
We are proud to exhibit our handcrafted jewelry and lampwork glass beads at the Artisans Gallery of the Imperial Calcasieu Museum in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. Please stop by the gallery and see our work at 204 West Sallier Street, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601. Hours - 12 - 5 PM, Tuesday through Saturday.
If you love Decoupage, make sure to visit The National Guild of Decoupeurs. They have a very informative website, beautiful photographs, and information on becoming a member. If you thought that decoupage was just a kid's craft that takes no artistic talent, this site will change your mind! Also, our new decoupage book, "Elegant Decoupage with Paper, Gold Leaf and Fabric," is still available! Our 110 page full color manual will show you how to create beautiful reverse decoupage crystal plates and paperweights, how to create glorious decorative accents with faux finishes, paper and fabrics, how to distress, antique, gild and decoupage wooden furniture, how to gild with real gold leaf, and so much more! We include detailed information on methods, materials, and internet sources for decoupage and gilding, as well as complete instructions for creating fourteen unique projects. For more information, or to order our new book, please visit our sister website, Decoupage.Biz!
A lovely Victorian online shop is is Annie's Attic, offering a beautiful selection of desk accessories and prints, distinctive, elegant gifts and decorating accessories for your vanity, desk or office. Really unique and beautiful handmade items!
For an incredible selection of books on jewelry, crafting and hobbies, visit our favorite online bookstore, Amazon.com . Also, please visit our new page listing our favorite jewelry making and crafting books, which you can order via a direct link to Amazon. We have been amazed to receive books we ordered from Amazon in a mere few days, this company is fabulous.
Do you love Auctions? We're addicted! Get an immediate shopping fix, and locate items you never thought you would find, such as missing pieces of your china and silver patterns, antiques, collectibles and much more, by bidding on literally millions of items on Ebay, the Internet's Premiere Auction House. We sometimes sell items on eBay under the seller name lady*of*the*lake. For a long list of auction sites, also please visit our Auction Links Page!
Do you love Martha? We still do! Visit Martha Stewart on the Web. There you will find recipes and craft projects from her magazine and television show, program guides, and many lovely items and craft kits that you can purchase online from her store, Martha by Mail.
Do you want to design your own Web Page? It's really not that hard! Visit Dr. Joe Burns' website for an easy seven step tutorial on HTML Basics. Then, for some backgrounds and graphics, do a search on Yahoo, or visit sites such as Enchanted Backgrounds owned by Teri Williams Carnright, a web designer who creates lovely web graphics and backgrounds. Thereafter, if you are like us, you will want to move forward and get some nifty software such as Paint Shop Pro and Blade Pro, so that you can create your own backgrounds and graphics!
Want some help promoting your online business? Click the banner below to visit Microsoft's Link Exchange. They will show you how you can advertise your website for free! Even if you are not interested, please click the banner to help us promote our site, then you can come right back here and visit with us! Thank you!
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Following are links from our link partners, and some Web rings to explore!
All Things Beautiful Artisan Shop
Beautiful one-of-a-kind textile accessories and decorative art for you, your home and your garden. Including purses, totes, pillows, hand painted items, vintage postcard decoupage and floral miniatures.
Antique and Estate Diamond Jewelry Source.
Fine antique and estate diamond jewelry plus contemporary engagement rings at below wholesale prices.
Artisans from Patagonia
Handcrafted art gallery including hand made silver jewelry, one-of-a-kind ceramic pottery, unique natural leaf jewelry and fine wood art gifts.
ASAP Shopping, created by disabled individuals, features the web's best stores, outlet malls, discount coupons and clearance sales!
Bracelets and charms.com - Italian charm bracelets.
Authentic Italian charms all major brands. Large selection of themed Italian charm bracelets including, lucky charms, gold and silver charms, Disney Italian charms, birthstones, religious, zodiac signs, symbols, etc.
Down to Earth Jewelry - Artist-designed Jewelry from Earth's Treasures!
Handmade beaded jewelry,
supplies and accessories, made by a talented group of artists from around the world.
Eclectic Earrings and Beaded Jewelry
Beaded Jewelry, Earrings, Necklaces, Bracelets, Anklets and Eyeglass Holders made with fine Austrian Swarovski Crystals, Czech Glass Beads, Silver, Gold and Pewter. For the Eclectic in you!
FDJ/On Time is your "One-Stop" Shop for jewelry tools, casting equipment, polishing equipment, soldering supplies, electroplating equipment, cleaners, mold making equipment, wax working tools, watch batteries, jewelry displays, recloseable plastic bags, jewelry books, price tags, and much more.
HAND CUT COINS
Unique Jewelry made from actual US and Foreign Currency! We do names, logos, friendship sets, and hundreds of other designs. Custom Orders available for most any design you want.
International Silver Inc.
Manufacturer, Importer and Wholesaler of silver jewelry
Jewelry5.com - The Jewelry Web Portal Directory
Jewelry5 Top 100 Sites
Jewelry and Watches Collection
Unique Jewelry and Watches, Necklaces, Birthstones, Rings, Bracelets, Wedding, Engagement, Pendants, Earrings, Charms, Body Jewelry, Silver Jewelry, Bead Jewelry, Pearl Jewelry, Gold Jewelry, Antique Products!
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Your Online Source for Jewelry Supplies!
Original Design Seed Beaded Jewelry Embellished with Semiprecious Gemstones by a Russian Artist.
Visit Jewelry by Varvara!
The Rosemary Company
A selection of unique gifts and favors for weddings, bridal and baby showers, anniversary celebrations, friendship, and memorial tributes. The herb rosemary symbolizes remembrance, and a gift from The Rosemary Company means you are special and will never be forgotten.
Sculpture in Wire
Shop online for dazzling and unique sculpted wire and gemstone jewelry by Master Wire Artist Brian Mariano. The techniques used to make this jewelry date back over 4000 years!
|A Unique Selection of Beaded Jewelry, Necklaces, Earrings, Bracelets, Anklets, Dreamcatchers and Crafts
Visit Sea Crest Crafts
Shelly’s Jewelry – Mothers bracelets.
The web's best source for handmade mothers bracelets,
little girls bracelets, handmade necklaces and earrings, and Italian
Bracelets. Jewelry designed with care and your unique needs in mind.
925 Sterling Silver Jewelry at Silver Messages
20% off when you join our mail list. Cubic Zirconia, Pearls, Gemstones, Turquoise, Onyx and Other Semi-Precious Stones, Mother of Pearl in 925 Sterling Silver Jewelry and Gifts for Men, Women, and Children. See our Sterling Silver Charms and Chains!
Skystone and Silver - Handmade Silver and Gold Money Clips and Jewelry.
and gold money clips and jewelry by jewelry artist Rick Sindeband. Custom orders accepted.
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- Antique jewelry periods, styles and shopping links.
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- Fine antique and estate jewelry from the past 200 years.
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- A better way to buy diamonds and engagement rings at below list wholesale prices.
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- Jewelry discounted half price and diamonds discounted below wholesale value.
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