Inspiration for Jewelry Designers
Exceptionally soft Italian Nappa leather tassel features a matching-color attachment loop (3mm ID); each strand of the tassel, the wrapping and the loop are 3.3mm wide. This component is ideal as an eye-catching dangle or pendant and is great for packaging and for accessorizing handbags, key rings and more.
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If you haven't already read it, you may be interested in How to Design an Effective Jewelry Collection Part 1, an article on Rio's blog by Marlene Richey. She shares 10 principles for good design and much more!⠀ ⠀ ⚡️⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀ #RioJeweler #handmadejewel
Considering the Difference Between Gold Alloys (Casting Grain) and Master Alloys: If you’re interested in casting gold items, two terms you’ll want to be familiar with are “gold alloy” and “master alloy.” Gold alloy contains gold, while master alloys are composed of metals such as copper, silver, nickel, palladium and zinc that are intended to be alloyed with pure gold to make a gold alloy having desired physical properties such as karat, color, strength and density.