Looking for some great Jewelry Making Ideas you can make at home?

Here at Jewelry Classes with Jen, we offer project-based jewelry classes online.  

Our lessons bridge the gap between beading and commercial silversmithing while sharing great jewelry designs you’ll be proud to wear.

Each tutorial features a comprehensive video with a list of the tools and materials you need to make the piece.  Plus there’s links to supporting content like fundamental videos that dive deep into each technique.  Members also get the inside scoop for shopping the findings I use and get special member perks from some top suppliers.

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Here are some great necklace ideas:

Members: Link to the tutorial on how to make a forged scalloped link chain necklace with a matching wire clasp in the JCWJ Learning Center

MCME Stage 1 Project # 3) Scalloped Link Chain Necklace

Make forged wire links with a curve and assemble with doubled jump rings and a matching clasp.

Members: Link to the tutorial on how to make a waterfall scalloped link chain necklace using hand formed and forged silver links and commercial chain

MCME Stage 1 Project #4) Waterfall Scalloped Link Chains

Utilize forged scalloped links in a ladder style assembly for and elegant cascade necklace focal.

Members:  Link to the tutorial about how to form large scale scalloped links and assemble them with jump rings and beads.

MCME Stage 1 Project #6) Bold Scalloped Link Feature Chain

Make some large scale scalloped links and assemble them into a sculptural necklace using a chain maille pattern.

Members:  Link to the tutorial on how to make an endless chain necklace with these mix and match squiggle link segments.

MCME Stage 1 Project #8) Squiggle Link Endless Chain

Explore a library of mix and match components you can use to make a long endless chain necklace.

Members; Link to the Boho Streamer Focal Necklace Lesson in the JCWJ Learning Center.

MCME Stage 1 Project #10) Boho Streamer Focal

This rippled metal focal catches the light as you move.  Hammered texture adds to the glimmer.

Members:  Link to the lesson on making a station chain necklace with open loop bead links.

MCME Stage 1 Project #14) Bead Link Station Necklace

Open loops are "simple" when using measuring charts!  Check it out as you make this great chain for stacking.

Here are some great bracelet ideas:

Link to the Infinity Link Chain Bracelet lesson in the Jewelry Classes with Jen Learning Center to learn how to form infinity links from wire and forge the curves for added appeal.

MCME Stage 1 Project #11) Infinity Link Chain Bracelet

Form and forge infinity links with ease using measuring charts.  Connect loop to loop or use jump rings.

Members: Link to the Infinity Link Wide Chain Maille Bracelet lesson in the Jewelry Classes with Jen Learning Center. Start learning how to make this fabulous bracelet right from home.

MCME Stage 1 Project #12) Infinity Link Chain Maille Bracelet

Make a bold statement with this impressive infinity link bracelet with chain maille style assembly.

Members: Link to the scalloped link bracelet with open loop bead links in the JCWJ Learning Center for the tutorial on how to make this great chain bracelet.

MCME Stage 1 Project #15) Scalloped Link Bracelet with Bead Links

This design is an elegant marriage of scalloped links with vertical loop, open loop bead links, and chain maille assembly.

Here are some great earring ideas:

Members: Link to the Learning Center to take this online jewelry making course. The first project is this pair of scalloped link earrings

MCME Stage 1 Project #1) Waterfall Scalloped Link Earrings

Consistency is the key when making jewelry with multiples of the same forged wire links.  Learn our system!

Members: Link to this lesson on making graduated size scalloped links and then learn how to assemble them into striking dangle earrings.

MCME Stage 1 Project #2) Graduated Scalloped Link Earrings

2 Great designs using forged scalloped links of graduating sizes.  Made easy with measuring charts.

Members: Link to the squiggle link earring lesson in the JCWJ Learning Center to view the full lesson.

MCME Stage 1 Project #7) Squiggle Link Earrings

Master the art of forming these meandering wire links and layer them over one another for an elegant silhouette.

Members:  Link to the lesson on making streamer dangle earrings with a forged wire dangle layered over a hammered copper blank.

MCME Stage 1 Project #9) Streamer Dangle Earrings

With just one loop, gravity takes over with streamer dangles.  Learn to fine tune the form for fabulous drape.

Members:  Link to the tutorial for making a pair of silver earrings featuring an infinity link with Byzantine style chain and a bead dangle.

MCME Stage 1 Project #13) Infinity Link Earrings with Bead Dangle

Timeless earring design:  frame out a perfectly formed infinity link with a byzantine style chain frame and dangle a bead from the bottom.

Here are some great pendant ideas:

Members: Link to the tutorial in the JCWJ Learning Center. Graphic depicting 4 pendant styles you can make with forged sterling silver scalloped links

MCME Stage 1 Project #5) Scalloped Link Pendants

Here are 4 pendant designs featuring similar assembly with varied size forged wire links.