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Handmade Weddings: Diamond Setting

I love jewelry.  I love designing jewelry, making jewelry, wearing jewelry, and looking at jewelry.  And as a bride-to-be, I was so excited (and lucky) to have the opportunity to design a ring around the most beautiful diamond I have ever seen. I was initially drawn to “Cherish – precious topaz” by Al Krafcik aka…

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Handmade Weddings: Dispelling the DIY Myths

Sometimes your family just doesn’t understand. Are you being pressured to avoid using DIY elements in your wedding? Khris Cochran, the author of The DIY Bride: 40 Fun Projects For Your Ultimate-of-a-Kind Wedding and its companion website, offered to dispell some of the myths about DIY for the Handmade Wedding Series. Khris is also…