Posts tagged raw quartz pieces
DIY Gold Quartz Earring Hoops

These earrings are the part deux of my raw quartz piece jewelry tutorials! Last week, I posted a tutorial for a wire wrapped gold quartz cuff bracelet, and now you'll have the earrings to match! These, as you can probably tell, are even EASIER to make - only two steps involved!

As with the cuff bracelet, these earrings are definitely a statement, but I definitely think they're the perfect amount of glam. With thin gold hoops and colorless quartz, the actual raw stone shapes are the only attention-grabbing parts of the earrings, which I love. Plus, they only cost me ~$8 to make!

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DIY Wire Wrapped Gold Quartz Cuff

I have two fun jewelry DIYs for you, made from raw quartz pieces! Inspired by a few pieces of jewelry I had seen on Instagram (particularly from Anarchy Street), I decided to make a quartz cuff and quartz earrings! Both projects are pretty easy, and leave you with some pretty awesome, unique, and bold jewelry, for a pretty low cost - only ~$6 to make! I love love love how the bracelet turned out, and can't wait to wear it - it's a edgy, but feminine, and really different from any other jewelry I've seen people wearing. I think this bracelet is a pretty good day-to-evening piece; it spruces up a more casual work outfit, while still glam enough for more fancy attire. I think bracelets like these could be the start of a new trend - the statement bracelet! :) 

This project does have a bit more required supplies than most, but it's still an easy project! I was a little worried that it would be hard to locate the quartz pieces I wanted, but was successful during recent visits my local bead store and Treasure Island Flea Market - about $1 per stone. I did have to search a bit for the cuff I wanted - I got mine at Forever 21, which I think will probably have a good selection of cuffs at any time. I would also check your local bead store or online to find a plain cuff to use. You also don't need to necessarily match your wire and cuff -I saw a picture of a similar bracelet that used mixed metal tones - gold wire and a silver cuff - which actually worked really well! 

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