May 14, 2015

Shop Nina Designs in Person at JCK

Wishing you could browse and shop all of our beautiful silver charms, earring findings, gold vermeil, and clasps in person? Well this is an opportunity for you to do so! Nina Designs will be showing at the JCK Jewelry Trade Show in Las Vegas at the end of May. We will be displaying a selection of beautiful charms, pendants, and findings, and this is one of your only chances to see how beautiful our designs are in person.

The JCK show will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Mandalay Bay Resort from May 29th – June 1st, 2015, and the Nina Designs booth number is B2668. Please be sure to register ahead of time, and make sure to read their specific buyer requirements. This is a wholesale only show.

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We hope to see you there, and look forward to meeting you! If you have any questions about this show, you can visit our website, or you can read more on JCK’s website.

May 5, 2015

New Styles Inspire Spring Jewelry Collections!

There’s nothing like fresh inspiration to influence beautiful new jewelry designs! Our designers work hard to create one of a kind jewelry components for our customers, and we just received a large shipment from our factory of brand new styles.

Whether you are looking for a last minute Mother’s Day gift or brand new charms to add to your existing jewelry collections, our new styles page has endless inspiration!

On our Bronze New Styles page, you can browse the heart collection we just got in stock! These charms are a rich warm color and are easy on the budget! We love matching our Natural Bronze Charms with 14K filled components. We also offer a collection of base metal findings that look divine with bronze charms.

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Another exciting addition to our bronze collection are these amazing adjustable rings! Adjustable rings are the perfect gift, there’s no need to decide what the right size is. These adjustable rings are the same high quality designs as their sterling silver counterparts.

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If silver is your preferred metal, we aren’t short on new sterling silver charms! Every week we add new jewelry supplies to our website to keep our customers inspired and delighted! Our most recent batch of new silver styles are whimsical, inspirational and lovely. These charms would make great gifts for anyone!

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March 11, 2015

The Walking Dead Inspired Jewelry!

Love the adventures and characters of The Walking Dead? What better way to show you’re a fan than with some fun and unique The Walking Dead jewelry designs! We have put together a specially curated collection of silver charms, bronze charms, leather cord, and even gemstones to help you bring this imaginative series to life. The comic books and the TV series are far from glamorous, but you can look stylish in these inspired designs!

Shop our collection of The Walking Dead inspired jewelry charms and jewelry supplies to help bring this look to life. Browse our gallery of design ideas to find jewelry how-to’s and parts lists for the character-inspired designs below. Channel your inner Rick, Daryl, and Michonne with post apocalyptic jewelry, perfect for not only Halloween, but year round!

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January 14, 2015

How-To Video :: Make a Woven Silk & Chain Necklace

Silk cord and silk ribbon can play many roles when it comes to making jewelry. Pair silk cord in any color you wish with a linked chain of your choosing to create a fun layered necklace design with texture and depth. Create a color palette and design that fits your style with a combination of your favorite tiny charms or dangles and silk ribbon and cord.

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The technique in this necklace design is easy to re-create, and the layered and woven look adds colorful details and depth to your jewelry. You can use this fun new and new construction to make a necklace, or a wrap bracelet. Take a peek at a design idea that uses this method to make a wrap bracelet! Find the parts you need to make the necklace shows in the video here.

Shop our wide variety of silk cord, and browse the rainbow of colors to choose from! We offer small dangles, and the other findings you’ll need to create your fun and trendy design. See the parts list for this design here.
What colors would you combine to make this look fit your personal style?

July 9, 2014

Designs to Inspire : Bronze Spike Charms

Add a little modern edge to your jewelry designs with our selection of bronze, gold, and silver charms and jewelry findings.  Finished jewelry design inspiration and fun, sleek, and modern jewelry supplies will have you wearing this fashionable jewelry trend all the time!

spikesOur spike collection, sold exclusively in bronze, is both affordable, and sure to make a statement. These contemporary spike accents can easily be strung onto chain or earring wires on their own for a simple and clean look, or stack and string multiples for an edgy statement piece.

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Have fun mixing and matching these spike charms and dangles, in multiple finishes, and create your own fashionable and trendy jewelry designs. Shop this collection now!

May 27, 2014

Natural Bronze & Gold Filled Findings :: The Perfect Pair!

Our beautiful, high quality jewelry charms and jewelry parts come in multiple finishes to fit everyone’s tastes! The warm tones in our natural bronze charms and pendants make gorgeous finished jewelery, are becoming more and more popular, and are more affordable than our sterling silver!

We’ve gotten questions on what types of findings to finish your jewelry work best with our natural bronze finish charms and pendants, and are here to give you the answers! With similar warm, and soft gold tones and color, gold-filled findings make for a great match with any of our natural bronze pieces.

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Finish your jewelry with any of our 14K gold-filled chains, clasps, earring tops, and more! Shop findings to match our natural bronze collection here.

October 28, 2013

Mixed Metal Matching Set :: Designs to Inspire

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Are you looking for inspiring matching jewelry sets? The answer is clear, start mixing your metals. The combination of black sterling silver,  gold plated silver and bronze jewelry supplies are perfect for matching jewelry sets.

These designs below are easy to execute and would make great holiday gifts. I love the contrast between the black and gold and how accessible these designs are. Experiment with the combination of metals today and let your creativity run wild.

Are there other metal combinations you love? Share a photo in the comment section; I’d love to see other mixed metal jewelry!

Shop our jewelry links here!

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June 14, 2013

How-To Video :: Embellish Jewelry Findings with Gemstones

It’s safe to say that mixing gemstones and jewelry findings is a winning combination. This technique can really open up jewelry design possibilities and add a little extra sparkle!

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Unsure were to start? Learn this technique by watching our how-to video.

To achieve this look you will need a variety of jewelry findings: ear wires, links, charms, gemstones and wire. Now, the fun begins!

Are there specific techniques you are interested in learning? Want us to make a video showing you how? Email your suggestions to Nina@NinaDesigns.com

June 5, 2013

Designers You Need to Know :: May Blog Partners Part 2

Melissa Trudinger of Bead Recipes is a talented designer who is heavily involved in the beading community. Melissa’s blog is an outlet for her two passions; beading and cooking. Yum! Stop by Bead Recipes for the perfect mix of jewelry inspiration and insights.

TJewellicious by Tanti is an up and coming jewelry designer and blogger. Tanti’s style is colorful and cheerful. We love how all of her pieces are named: Simply Yellow, Harvest, Roseberry, Viola Glam. Like many other designers, Tanti promotes her work on her Facebook page. Like her page and spend some time browsing her playful jewelry.

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Karla Morgan of Texas Pepper Jams impressed us with her creative and stylish use of Nina Designs bronze jewelry components. See Karla’s creations on her blog, Texas Pepper Jams.

Do you want to be a Nina Designs blog partner? Email DeAnna@NinaDesigns.com for more information!

May 24, 2013

Designers You Need to Know :: May Blog Partners Part 1

Donna Fox of Crow Steals Fire was hooked on jewelry design from the moment she started. Sound familiar to anyone? From a mom fixing a broken bracelet to a successful businesswoman operating and designing her own collections, Donna is an inspiration to anyone venturing out into unknown waters.

Donna’s site, Crow Steals Fire, offers a wide variety of metals and finishes with endless opportunities to personalize a gift for someone special. Donna’s blog is a feast for the eyes! She posts beautiful photos of her own designs,  products that inspire or excite her and great eco tips. Check out Crow Steals Fire today, for wonderful hand crafted jewelry made by a talented silversmith.

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Alexis Gopal is a former doctor who turned her focus from a medical practice to perfecting her jewelry designs.  Her designs are upscale chic with a boho twist. Her pieces demand attention!

Alexis has a beautiful online shop where she displays her designs. She also shares inspiration and tips on her blog. Stop by Alexis’ online shop today for design inspiration or to pick out a special piece of jewelry!

We were really impressed with the creative way Alexis and Donna used Nina Designs jewelry components. It’s such a pleasure to see fresh uses for our components!

Do you want to be a Nina Designs blog partner? Email DeAnna@NinaDesigns.com for more information!

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