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Art Deco brooch combines bead embroidery and dangles to frame a unique gemstone.
BEAD & BUTTON #33 Oct 1999 pg. 48

How to make stickpins from odd-sized cabochons, tumbled stones, etc.
GEMS & MINERALS #504 Oct 1979 pg. 52

How to make gem "bugs".
GEMS & MINERALS #513 Jul 1980 pg. 8

Modernistic Shriner's pin is made from silver inlaid with gemstone. Features a sword and a suspended star.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #540 Oct 1982 pg. 26

Crafting turquoise jewelry. Part 8. Project 10: Inlaid broach. Project 11: Flower braclet. Project 12: Elk bola tie. Project 13: Turquoise maiden buckle. Project 14: Hopi Indian buckle.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Dec 1980 (v.34#9) pg. 1962

Plain and fancy. How to design and construct unique pieces of jewelry is described. List of typical materials, tools and gemstones included, along with step-by-step instructions for making several pins and pendants.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Sep 1983 (v.37#6) pg. 870

Designing a pin for a lapidary club. Some tips.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Dec 1987 (v.41#9) pg. 47

Free-form pin pendant. A free-form carved amethyst gem is mated with a free-form gold pin to frame it.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Nov 1989 (v.43#8) pg. 60

Blue cabochon pin. "Sticks" of gold and silver wire are flattened and shaped into curves, then mounted to the back of the bezel holding the cabochon. A beginner-to-intermediate metalsmithing project.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jun 1996 (v.50#3) pg. 92

Blue chalcedony broach. An advanced jewelry-making project. Part 1. Stone carving.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Feb 1998 (v.51#11) pg. 67

Wear your state stone. How to make a stone slab the shape of your state for use as a bola slide or pin. Intermediate lapidary project.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Mar 1998 (v.51#12) pg. 65

Blue chalcedony brooch. Part 2. Sketching designs around the stone and translating them into gold and shakudo.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Mar 1998 (v.51#12) pg. 76

A brooch of jade inlaid with opal. Jade slab is carved with a geometric pattern. The opal is inset slightly higher than the surface of the jade. Intermediate-to-advanced project.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Sep 1998 (v.52#6) pg. 67

Pin in the shape of three clay water jugs is fabricated from agate. A beginner stone-cutting project.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Oct 1999 (v.53#7) pg. 128