It's the last month of the year and there's definitely alot to celebrate. Aside from Christmas and welcoming in the New Year, millions of people around the world celebrate their birthdays in the last day of the month. To end the year with a bang, three birthstones are assigned to this month. They are tanzanite, zircon and turquoise. All of these beautiful stones are in different shades of blue.
Feeling a Little Blue this December
24 Creative Sea Glass Jewellers in the World
By making beautiful jewellery and crafts out of a simple natural phenomenon such as sea and beach glass we can pay our respects to nature in a fun and creative way. Sea glass jewellers are prominent in contributing to the recycling of these finds and the Eternal tools team has decided to showcase a small example of some of these designers works.
Jay Taylor 'Pebbles as Pendants'
Jay uses diamond core drills to drill a hole in her painted pebbles before threading with cord or leather. Here we showcase some of Jay's exquisite jewellery
Sweet November Birth Stones
With over 7 billion people living in the world today, 600 thousand of them celebrate their birthday in November. They are lucky to have topaz and citrine as their birth stones. Both of these stones are said to give positive vibes to people. The former is even said to carry "love energies" while the latter brings money and luck to the ones who use it.
Interview with Jill Thompson of jillyflowerjewellery
jillyflowerjewellery specialises in handmade silver rings, earrings and pendants and offers a selection of custom made jewellery. Eternal tools had the pleasure of talking with jewellery extraordinaire Jill Thompson. Amongst other things, Jill tells us her favourite tool is an old ball plein hammer which creates a lovely hammered effect on the silver.
32 Influential and Emerging Glass Engravers in the World
Glass Engravers the world over share a passion for their craft and also the vision, creativity, patience and talent that comes with it.
Here, we showcase for you some of the influencial and emerging talent we have found on the web, along with their magnificent work.
Interview with Alek Lindus of Infinity Stop
Infinity Stop uses different mediums that inspire their stunning jewellery pieces. Read on to find out more about the artist, Alek Lindus and her work
Repair of a Carriage Clock Wheel
Clock repairer Julius has dovetailed a new tooth into a carriage clock wheel. Find out how, and what tools he used to help him do this.
How to Drill A Hole in Glass Bottles (Infographic)
Recycle your empty wine and beer bottles and turn them into something wonderful. Here we show you how to drill a hole in your glass bottles in this easy to follow infographic.
It's really easy to transform your favourite tipple of Merlot into a wind chime or a lantern once you've drunk it, so give it a clean, kit yourself out with a diamond core drill a hand drill and get busy!