Jewellery making is here for you! We want to inspire you and bring joy during these unsettling times.
Below are some things we have thought of that you can get stuck into while you're at home or you're simply in need of a distraction.
We're all in this together jewellers! We can't thank you enough for the continued support during this time, it means everything to us and we couldn't do what we do without you all. All orders by website, email and telephone are being processed and dispatched from Kernowcraft as usual - for the latest coronavirus updates please click here.
Escape reality for a while by flicking through jewellery making books. We have so many brilliant beginner friendly books available on many skills and techniques.
Search for jewellery making hashtags on Instagram to discover new jewellers and get chatting! Share your makes by tagging us and using #Kernowcraft - we love sharing our favourite designs.
We have a brilliant range of beginner friendly tutorials, including projects on beading, wire wrapping, stone setting, metal clay and soldering. Why not spend this time learning something new or a technique you've always wanted to try?
Whether you want to share snaps of your creations with your friends on social media or fancy selling your handmade jewellery - photography is such a fun way to pass the time. Read our in depth guide on how to photograph your jewellery.
Head to our 'Meet The Jeweller' series and read about jewellers' stories, advice and discover their beautiful handmade jewellery.
If you're a beginner or would like to get back into jewellery making, our kits are a great place to start. Each kit has online step by step instructions and a handy one click shopping list. Maybe someone you know is at home and in need of a project to get stuck into? Send them one of our kits to put a smile on their face.
If you're anything like us, you'll love staring at beautiful gemstones! (Is that lame? We don't care!)
We are always thinking of upcoming trends and creating seasonal collections to inspire your designs, filled with sparkly gems and supplies.
Now is a great time to take a look at your tool collection, have a spring clean and get some new tools. Our 'Build A Tool Kit' section on our website has a range of tool kits for different areas of jewellery making, which are all easy to customise to suit your needs and budget.
When it comes to learning new skills, YouTube is a brilliant and FREE resource to turn to. At Kernowcraft, we love sharing simple jewellery making tutorials on our YouTube channel - check it out and be inspired.
Kim takes us back to basics in this video tutorial series! Each month focuses on different skills and tools. Documenting demos, tutorials and tips along the way. Grab a cuppa, sit back and give them a watch - you will love Kim's infectious personality.
We always try to be inspirational and seek to add some sparkle to your day with our newsletters! You'll usually receive them twice a week, filled with tutorials, blog posts, gemstones, new arrivals, offers and much more.
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How could we forget the main attraction? Jewellery making is such a wonderful, creative hobby with so many possibilities! You'll find all the jewellery tools and supplies to make your own designs on our website. If you have any questions, please do get in touch - our small team is here to help.