11 Gemstone Chip Jewelry Ideas
Explore jewelry making and beading ideas and projects made with gemstone chip beads!
Blue Blossom Bracelet
This bracelet was created with rustic aquamarine chips and hilltribe silver bead caps turned in on one another to create the appearance of beads. Finished with one of my signature handmade toggle clasps.
Aventurine Gemstone Bracelet
This amazing gemstone beaded bracelet features green aventurine gemstone chips, copper glass seed beads, and a beautiful 1 3/4″ rhyolite gemstone in the center that I have surrounded in sterling silver beads. This bracelet is designed with a toggle clasp and measures 7 1/2″ in length.
I combined peridot chips and nephrite Jade in this three strand necklace to create a piece which reminds me of the seaweed we see along our coasts. I love the way the greens work together and the contrast in textures between the peridot and the smooth jade. The strands are loosely woven in and out […]
Hematite Gemstone Spiral Wrap Bracelet
Easy memory wire bracelet with hematite chip beads. Supplies needed: gemstone chip beads – half a strand is probably sufficent bracelet memory wire – 2-4 coils depending on how many times you want the bracelet to wrap around your wrist wire cutters round-nose jewelry pliers Be sure to get chips with holes large enough to […]photo credit
Red Coral Double Strand Bracelet
I primarily used red coral chips in this bracelet. I made two strands of them and interspersed two silver color beads. I finished it with a barrel clasp. When I saw these beads in the craft shop I couldn’t resist.
Amethyst Chip & Hematite Bracelet
This bracelet was created using a combination of amethyst and clear rock crystal chip beads together with magnetic hematite beads. It was finished with a beautiful flower toggle clasp.
Amethyst Chip Three-Strand Necklace
This piece began as a large bag of amethyst tumbled chips which needed to be used up. I had plenty of fishing line, three-tier spacer bars and a normal clasp so I played around to see what I could come up with. My design was based on inspiration from my mother as her birthstone is […]
Honey Amber Bracelet
This bracelet was created using amber chips in two strands. The strands are separated into 4 segments using rhinestone spacers. The bracelet is finished with a lovely orchid clasp.
Flip Flop Turquoise Beaded Necklace
I like to recycle everything, including my beads. To make this necklace I re-used turquoise chips from a pair of flip-flops. I worked with two different lengths of bead stringing wire. On the longer part of this necklace I alternated the turquoise chips with glass seed beads. After several different trials I decided to use […]
Aventurine Chips And Rounds Triple Strand Necklace
This necklace is mainly made from aventurine chips and dark and light 8mm round aventurine beads strung on wire and connected with simple wire loops. I completed the necklace with fine triple copper link chain and a brass lobster claw. The triple strands overlaps naturally when worn.
Bird Family Amazonite Necklace
This is a necklace which tells a story about my family. Our house has a huge California Coastal Redwood tree which we love and is very much part of our life. I loved using amazonite chips because each chip had a slightly different color and a shape. They were perfect for capturing tree leaf effects. […]