Because, rocks are too beautiful not to wear them!
Are you wondering what to do with all the shiny rocks you have lovingly labored over? There are a wide variety of mediums we can use to turn our shining stones into wearable works of lapidary art without a sizable investment in tools or equipment. Here at Rock Tumbling Hobby we invite you to explore these articles and also visit the must-read forum threads for inspiration and ideas.
If you are interested in making stone jewelry you have found the right place in our vibrant forum community! Ask or answer questions on the forum. Post photos or be wowed by eye candy. You may just want want to peruse the posts and hone your skills with the lapidary artists who call RTH home.
Stone Jewelry Articles
Article: Stone Jewelry Methods
This is an overview of many of the various methods to create beautiful stone jewelry from polished rocks.
Page: Wire Wrapping
Wire wrapping is a fun and creative way to turn nearly any shape of rock into wearable art.
Metalsmithing and setting stones into wearable art is a learned skill involving artistry and patience.
Must-read threads from RTH Forum
If you have a favorite RTH Forum stone jewelry thread that you think should be posted in the must-read section above please bring it to our attention, thanks!
There are many publications that cover the subject of creating jewelry, so knowing which ones are worth your time and money can be challenging. We have created this list of creating jewerly books for you based on our member experiences as well as ratings and feedback on Amazon.
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