11 Gemstone Chip Jewelry Ideas
Explore jewelry making and beading ideas and projects made with gemstone chip beads!
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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. […]