by Barbara Lewis
I was visiting Jill MacKay's blog one day and she was referring to Creative Leisure News. Even though the subscription is a little pricey ($195), there's a lot of good information to be gained from the site without being a member. Want to play with the big boys of business ... here's where it's at. Publisher Mike Hartnett is the craft industry insider.
Jewelry predictions from Jill MacKay include leather, long strands wrapped around the wrist, multi-bangled bracelets, the use of eco-sustainable goods, fringe-y jewelry, matching accessories ... such as matching jewelry to a purse or shoes. Here are just a few representations I found on the internet to support Jill's ideas for the future in jewelry design ...
|Pearl Fringe Hoops|
|Gemstone wrapped bracelet by Chan Luu at Sundance|
Sea Glass Bracelet by West Coast Sea Glass