Jewelry Design: The High-Key Palette with Margie Deeb

Do you like delicate and feminine jewelry? One way to design softer pieces is to work with a high-key color palette. High-key colors have a mid to high brightness to them. There is a lack of contrast. This light color scheme evokes purity and innocence. Let's learn how high-key colors can bring an angelic quality to your jewelry designs.We love Margie Deeb's intimate knowledge of…

Jewelry Design: Intangible Weight with Margie Deeb

Let's learn about balance and proportion. Previously, Margie Deeb has discussed how color is fundamental when designing jewelry. Today we are going to learn about intangible weight. Weight and balance affects how a piece of jewelry will appear and how it will drape or dangle. How does intangible weight affect your jewelry? Read on to find out.We love Margie Deeb's intimate know…

Jewelry Design: The Intervals Of Value With Margie Deeb

Let's learn about color! Previously, Margie Deeb has discussed individual colors. She has discussed how shapes and lines can affect color. She has discussed how color can complement and clash to create drama. If you want to make sure you are choosing the right color for your jewelry designs, make sure you follow our blog on Thursdays. Today we are going to learn about…

Jewelry Design: Warm Up To Orange With Margie Deeb

We love color. From our colorful Trios Beading Wire Packs to our books (Show Your Colors), we love color and the richness it brings to jewelry making. Last week, we looked at the dreamy greens of the Catskill Mountains. The forest has a nuanced spectrum of greens that is amazing when we can learn to appreciate it. This week, we are going to delve into the warming color…

Jewelry Design: Dreamy Greens In The Catskills With Margie Deeb

We are having an amazing week. We are celebrating Sara's twentieth anniversary with Soft Flex Company. Tomorrow is her birthday. And our friend Nealay is visiting us. There is a lot of excitement here. If you would like to tell Sara congratulations, visit our Facebook group – VIB and post your thoughts.We love Margie Deeb's intimate knowledge of colors and we wanted to re-share some of o…

Jewelry Design: Discovering The Treasure In Failure With Margie Deeb

Today we are going to talk about a naughty word – destruction. Destruction is failure, carnage, and loss. It isn't a pleasant word. So why are we going to talk about it? Destruction is important. Destruction is the end of one process. But – it is the sister of creation. We must destroy so that we can create. We must destroy a hank of beads to create a necklace. We must destroy the…