Gem Star Ring

Gem Star Ring This Gem Star Ring has two configurations: it can look like a gem or like a star, and that is how it got its name. When I say “gem”, I am referring to a square-ish rock and when I say “star”, I am referring to a thing that looks like the tip… Continue reading Gem Star Ring

Origami Insignia Ring

Origami Insignia Ring Start with a strip of duo-color paper that is about 1″ x 4″. Valley fold in half crosswise. Unfold. Fold the bottom right edge towards the midline, unfold. Repeat with left side. Fold the top right edge towards the midline, unfold. Repeat with left side. Mountain fold crosswise at the place where… Continue reading Origami Insignia Ring

Origami Calendars

Origami Calendars 2022 Page-a-Day Page-a-day origami calendars have been around for quite a few years. They are so well received that they will likely stay with us for many years to come. These calendars have instructions for a new, easy origami model everyday. The backside of each page is patterned and the sheet can be… Continue reading Origami Calendars

Jewelry Supplies

Essential Jewelry Supplies This page explains the jewelry supplies that you will need to start making your own jewelry.   Pliers: pliers are a must have for anyone who wants to make their own jewelry. These hand held tools allow you to grasp, shape, mold, bend, and cut metal pieces. There are many types: round… Continue reading Jewelry Supplies

How To Make Origami Jewelry

How To Make Origami Jewelry General Tips about How to Make Origami Jewelry   Practice Always practice folding the origami piece before you settle into the process of converting it into jewelry. If you are not familiar with the origami, you may wish to fold a larger sheet of paper first (6″x6″), then progress to… Continue reading How To Make Origami Jewelry

Lucky Star Earrings

Lucky Star Earrings   These Lucky Star Earrings are easy to make and a delight to wear. You can also make a matching bracelet. You will need: two 2″ head pins, two earring hooks, two 4 mm jump rings, two Lucky Stars, beads, round nose pliers, and wire cutter. read/buy supplies here   Lucky Star Earrings… Continue reading Lucky Star Earrings

Lucky Star Bracelet

Lucky Star Bracelet   This Lucky Star Bracelet is easy to make and will cast a whimsical, carefree air to your outfit. Made with stretchy cord, this slip-on-slip-off bracelet does not need a clasp. It goes well with the Lucky Star Earrings. To make this bracelet, you will need: 12″ of 0.5 mm stretchy cord, 6… Continue reading Lucky Star Bracelet

Origami Jewelry

Origami Jewelry If you have come to this page of the web site, then you must want to make origami jewelry! The good news is that you can easily transform your origami into wearable jewelry with minimal skill. However, you do need quite a few supplies (see list below). Quick-and-easy jewelry can be made in… Continue reading Origami Jewelry

Fluted Diamond Earrings

Fluted Diamond Earrings     These Fluted Diamond earrings are fun to wear and will add elegance to your outfit. The Fluted Diamond origami model was created by Molly Kahn. To make these earrings, you will need: round nose pliers, wire cutter, a pin or needle two 2″ head pins, two earring hooks two 4… Continue reading Fluted Diamond Earrings

Fluted Diamond Necklace

Fluted Diamond Necklace     This Fluted Diamond Necklace is a beauty! It is perfect as a stand-alone accessory or it can be combined with matching earrings. To make this Fluted Diamond necklace, you will need: five 2″ eye pins, ten 4 mm jump rings, ten beads, a clasp, one 9″ length of chain, five… Continue reading Fluted Diamond Necklace

Origami Leaf Choker Necklace

Origami Leaf Choker Necklace     Learn to make this origami choker: an elegant leaf necklace. You will need: one origami leaf, one 1″ to 2″ eye pin, three spacer beads, two 4 mm jump rings, a clasp, two end caps with loops, a 14″ leather cord, glue, a clear, waterproof coating, a pin or… Continue reading Origami Leaf Choker Necklace

Origami Leaf Bracelet

Origami Leaf Bracelet     This origami leaf bracelet works nicely with leather cord. Choose deep, rich colors to make the leaf-shaped charms. You can combine it with a matching leaf necklace. To make this bracelet, you will need: seven origami leaves, seven 1″ eye pins, seven spacer beads, fifteen 4 mm jump rings, a clasp,… Continue reading Origami Leaf Bracelet

Flower Barrette

Flower Barrette This colorful flower barrette is made with fringed quilling flowers. If you do not know how to quill, then you should read:     – intro to quilling     – basic quilling techniques     – make a fringed flower To make this barrette, you will need: 3 fringed flowers one 2¼” barrette (buy here)… Continue reading Flower Barrette

Origami Butterfly Hair Pin

Origami Butterfly Hair Pin   This Origami Butterfly Hair Pin is easy to make and requires minimal supplies: paper, one hair pin, glue, and a clear, waterproof sealant. Origami Butterfly Hair Pin Instructions Cut a piece of paper between 1″ to 2″ square. Fold it into an origami butterfly according to instructions. Instructions for a… Continue reading Origami Butterfly Hair Pin

Origami Ring Brooch

Origami Ring Brooch This Origami Ring Brooch is made with multiple sheets of paper. The paper is folded into triangular units which can then be assembled into various shapes. This type of paper folding is called Golden Venture Folding, or Chinese Paper Folding. To make this brooch, you will need: 14+ sheets of colorful paper, one… Continue reading Origami Ring Brooch

Origami Fan Brooch

Origami Fan Brooch   This classic origami fan brooch is an eye catcher and a delight to wear. To make this brooch, you will need: decorative paper, one ¾” – 1½” bar pin (badge bar pin) flexible plastic, paper the same design as the fan, glue, and a clear, waterproof sealant. Instructions to Make Origami… Continue reading Origami Fan Brooch

Origami Shell Necklace

Origami Shell Necklace   Learn to make this classy, origami shell necklace. You will need (buy supplies here): one 2″ head pin, three 4 mm jump rings, four pearl beads, a clasp, a 17″ length of chain. one origami shell, glue, a clear, waterproof coating, a pin or needle, round nose pliers, and wire cutter.… Continue reading Origami Shell Necklace

Origami Wedding Band

Basic Origami Wedding Band Learn how to make a basic (easy) origami wedding band using paper. This model looks like a wedding band with foil paper and like a friendship ring with washi or chiyogami.   Start with a strip of paper that is about 1″ x 4″ (0.75″ x 3″ for small fingers). Fold… Continue reading Origami Wedding Band

Origami Ring

Origami Ring Origami finger rings are whimsical: they show that you care without being overly serious. Paper rings are attractive yet affordable so don’t crack open your piggy bank because all you need is paper and the time to fold the perfect ring for your sweetheart. [Photo by CC Leong]   Gold or silver foil… Continue reading Origami Ring

Easy Origami Leaf

Easy Origami Leaf This easy origami leaf starts with a triangle and requires glue. It is one of the easiest ways to make a leaf and it looks beautiful. Take a square sheet of paper and cut it in half to form a triangle.  Valley fold the triangle in half and unfold.  Pleat the triangle… Continue reading Easy Origami Leaf