Paper Earrings

Origami Earrings by Jonathan Knowles

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Workshop 9: Jewelry Workshop

The easiest outfit we wore for workshop! Yey! Dress up with your simplest outfit. I went with my shirt and shorts on πŸ™‚ HAHAHA

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The regular and simple me!

Anyway, the lecture was pretty long but it was truly informative from history up to the details of each materials needed to make jewelry. It was comprehensive and very insightful. For the workshop, we had some little twist and challenge!

I find it really fun and amazing when we were placed in Divisoria like situation, we were given a budget of 100 chausse (the currency they used) plus variety of choices. The challenge is really enjoyable and also pretty unique! So off now with our workshop! Well, since there are only few minutes left for the workshop, we were not able to finish our works on time so we took it home. I used mostly pearl materials πŸ™‚ However, in the process of making my necklace broke down and the typical problem pearls and beads go crazy. Anyway, I had to repeat the whole thing again.

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The key here is you need to plan out your needed materials, you need to have an idea of what you will design so that when you work it is continuous. It is also helpful that you have a set of the materials arranged properly in an organizing container so that when you work you are efficient!

And now, here’s my final product!

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Happy with it! ❀

Origami Shoes

A folded shoes designed by Catherine Meute.

Beads

Β The most common material used for accessory making. It is easily available in the market and also you can make one with different materials πŸ™‚ Beads come in many varieties which makes it really good for making accessories! Go on check out what I found out πŸ™‚

Beaded Shoes DIY

This is amazing! She used seed beads! It’s only millimeters in size!

And the typical beaded necklaces πŸ™‚

Extreme beaded bag! πŸ™‚

Maje Jelica Beaded Bag

Having so many products that we can do with the use of beads, our creativity and also being innovative is really put to test. But I believe we can still make MORE accessories out of it!

DISCLAIMER I do not own the photos! You can click the photo to view the link πŸ™‚

Glass-classy!

Glass is one of the most unique materials that one could use in making accessories. Using this material is pretty challenging and also very innovative. Manipulating glass is quite hard but the end product will surely look great! Check out what I found out online πŸ™‚

Ying Gao creation in collaboration with Michèle Lapointe. Awesome right?

clutch bag by Hermes Burkins

And who would have thought Cinderella’s glass shoes do exists? Check this out!

Glass Shoes

Martin Margiela glass shoes

And now for the pendants.

It is amazing how designers were able to use this material in creating such designs. But I believe we can still develop it πŸ™‚

DISCLAIMER I do not own the photos! Please click the image to display link to the page. πŸ™‚

Let’s do some DYEING!

Dyeing is a really fun technique that can be applied to a lot of accessories. πŸ™‚ I have tried doing it and it is not really that difficult! Come on and check out what I have found out πŸ™‚

For this piece of accessory, the dyed material is actually the fiber or yarn. Isn’t it cool?

And now for the bags, check this out!

dip dyed bags from teddy fish


Cool right? πŸ™‚

This one is really cute! πŸ™‚

See we can still be experimental πŸ™‚

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Abaca

Abaca is locally produce fabric in the Philippines. It is known for it strong characteristic and also its versatility. It is amazing how local producers were able to think of it in making accessories. Read on and check out where abaca is used. πŸ™‚

Specially designed clutched bag made from Abaca by Cherry Aroma Garden Abaca Minaudiere

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Also used in making shoes πŸ™‚

Isn’t it just lovely and awesome? As a future designer we can still improve the use of abaca in accessories. πŸ™‚

Charm Bracelets

Charm bracelet is an accessory worn on the wrist, it is contains some pieces of pendants in its bracelet which is called the charms. It is said to mean something for some other people. It could contain important pendants. But it does not necessary gives you good charm πŸ™‚ hihi Go on check out what I looked up!

And some classic charm bracelets πŸ™‚

It is just fancy and lovely!

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DISCLAIMER I don’t own the photos you can click the photo to direct you to the link.

It’s KNITTING!

Knitting is a technique usually done to create a fabric or any product. It is done with the use of yarns and a large needle. Knitting is challenging technique but is really fun to do πŸ™‚ Check out what I find out with this technique!

Amazing that knitted fabric are used in making shoes!! Look!

Amazing right? Here’s more…

Sooo cute!

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And this one is so cool! πŸ™‚

And now for bags,

Nautical fashion tote bag Blue white stripes Lace knit Handmade handbag Beach purse shopper Gift for mom sister Summer accessories

Nice right!

Now, for hats πŸ™‚

Is it just amazing to see several products out of this technique? I know we can still create more interesting and creative product!

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One of the most girly material used in most accessories is flowers. It is very common and of course very colorful and great to experiment with. This material has been developed from real flowers into a commercially produced fake flowers that comes in great variety. It is attached to any accessories. Check this out!

Flowers on Bags

Others are achieved by draping a fabric and shaping it into flowers. Here’s the examples

Blossom Handbag

Flowers most common used is for hats. Here’s some pictures.

Even in shoes!

Flowers shoes by Scherer Gonsales spring 2009

Cool isn’t? Just simple amazing.