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  • How I make jewelry using a paper layering process...

    I realized at a young age that I had the ability to create things, and I really enjoy working with many different mediums to create unique and one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry. Using everything from vintage spoons, keys, tin cans, and bullet casings. Here is one of the recent pieces I created, and the process behind it. Enjoy! This piece of jewelry is made of layers upon layers of construction paper. Cutting out each piece by hand into the exact shape I wanted, then gluing them one on top of the other until it’s as thick as I want the pendant to be. Here are the steps in order Step 1: Cut the construction paper into the right shape for the pendant. Step 2: Glue one piece onto another until it’s as thick as you want. Step 3: Using a very fine sanding paper to sand it so that all the sides are smooth and lined up the way I wanted them to be. Step 4: I applied a polyacrylic clear gloss to seal the pendant, and then... Step 5: It was then strung with coordinating beads to add the final touches and to finish off the complete necklace This piece is called “On Wings of Eagles” referencing Isaiah 40:31. The design for this one really came from inside the piece itself. I know that the Lord uses my hands and guides me to create everything I set my hands to do. And this piece, having layer upon layer of paper, had one piece of paper that had an eagle imprinted on one side. And as I was sanding it, the eagle appeared. And since it appeared I thought that the Star of David would go well and I added it to the design. The eagle signifies inspiration, release from bondage, victory, longevity, speed, pride, father, and royalty. It’s often used as an emblem for powerful nations. Eagles are among the world's largest birds of prey. People often see them as living symbols of power, freedom, and transcendence. For many years people have taken Eagles as a symbol of beauty, bravery, courage, honor, pride, determination, and grace. The Star of David is the symbol most commonly linked to Judaism today but dates back to as early as the bronze age. There are a lot of ideas about where the Star of David gets its symbolic meaning. Some say it represents the idea that God rules the universe in all six directions: North, South, East, West, Up, and Down. Some say that the two triangles represent the balance between good and evil. And then there’s those that notice that there are 12 sides on the Star of David and that it represents the 12 tribes of Israel. “But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength. They shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.” Isaiah 40:31 (ESV)

  • My Life Story...

    Ever since i was a little girl i have loved creating and drawing. With all my heart i believe that God gives each of us a portion of talent and it's up to us to seek and find out what that is. I was very fortunate to tap into that gift at such an early age. I have never really had any formal training in jewelry making but because of my faith in God, I believe that he has been my teacher all these years. He has led and guided me in every piece of jewelry that I have created. (You tube and googling information at times certainly helped along the way too.) My point is, that I realized at a young age that I had the ability to create things and really enjoyed working with my hands. I found my niche as I went on a journey to create my first jewelry piece. Boy was I hooked as I saw how many types glass beads, stones and other materials were out their. Since creating that first pair of earrings and bracelet sixteen years has come and gone and the creative process keeps evolving for me. It's exciting to see how this shift has taken place now in creating eclectic and funky designs with vintage spoons, keys, tin cans and bullet casings.(Although my personal favorite designs are the "spiritual jewelry".) Having something you love doing is the thing that keep you going when life gets hard at times.. So go find that one thing that makes you happy... ;-)

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  • Handmade Jewelry Designers | Wilma's Wearable Art | New Mexico

    Play Video Facebook Twitter Pinterest Tumblr Copy Link Link Copied Meet Wilma- Founder and Creator of Wilma's Wearable Arts The self-taught artist of Wilma's Wearable Art, Wilma Woollard, has lived in New Mexico all her life. New Mexico is known for its diverse southwest landscapes and this is where she gets some of her inspiration for the jewelry she creates. It's been a great experience for her to serve the women in her hometown for 19 years. She will always say that her talent came from the mighty God she loves and serves. Enjoying each piece of jewelry as she sees it take on a life of its own is what brings her so much pleasure. She feels as though he leads and guides her direction in everything she creates. The materials in her jewelry include, but are not limited to, recycled vintage keys; spoons; vintage tin cans; broken vintage jewelry; bullet shell casings; thimbles, and buttons. The more unique the materials are, the better a piece will evolve! So whether you're looking to buy for yourself or for someone special, we hope that you will enjoy your shopping experience in her store.... ​ Contact us Email: wilmaswearableart@gmail.com Phone: 505-514-6242 ​ ​

  • Reviews | Wilma's Wearable Art

    Reviews of Wilma's Wearable Arts I love hearing from my customers! Please feel free to post your shopping experience with me on our website. I look forward to hearing from you... The testimonials shown below were published with permission from the customers. Give Us Your Feedback Rate Us Poor Fair Good Very good Excellent Rate Us Send Feedback Thank you for your feedback! Product Reviews ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "I ordered this beautiful pair of earrings. Wilma put so much love and care into them. And I got them so fast! The earrings are gorgeous, and I wear them all the time! Highly recommend!" - Adri M. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Wilma is professional and responded quickly to my orders and questions. Her custom made jewelry is beautiful and made with great quality. Absolutely loved all my pieces made!!! Such special gifts." - Desiree G. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "I LOVE WILMA’S WEARABLE ART!!!! Website is amazingly user friendly and straight to the point. The checkout process was easy and shipping was done in a flash! I’ve purchased most of my Christmas list from her site! I love helping my dear friends with their small businesses during this pandemic. 💕" - Taylor T. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "I ordered 2 bracelets for Christmas gifts and they are stunning. The pictures don't do them justice. I highly recommend Wilmas jewelry. You can tell she takes pride in each and every piece. Shipping was also very fast." - Andrea K. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Her jewelry is absolutely beautiful and unique. I love that they are one of of a kind. The quality surpasses the the price. I highly recommend her jewelry!! And I will be buying more!" - Andrea H. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "I ordered two beautiful necklace sets. Wilma does an awesome job with her her jewelry creations!" - Corrina R. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Wilma’s jewelry is amazing I have bought a few things from her and I am very happy! She puts a lot of heart and soul in her work. Her website is great and she sends your order out right away. If you are thinking of ordering her wonderful stuff I greatly advise yes do it!!!" - Annete E. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Ordered the red/green chile earrings and I absolutely love them. They're well crafted and will go with anything. I absolutely love them. They represent my culture here in New Mexico very well." - Stella S. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Beautiful high-quality handmade jewelry. I love my earrings and bracelets. Very fast shipping. Thank you!" - Kristen B, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "My mirror charm is unique and the design was beautiful. It was made and shipped faster than I expected. Wilmas Wearables exceeded my expectations!" - Patricia R. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "I have been buying from Wilma since before she had the website. I recently ordered 4 pairs of beautiful, unique earrings, one she made special for me. I also got a free bracelet. Wilma has always been professional, friendly and timely when making and sending or delivering my orders. Love your stuff Wilma. You are always a joy to deal with." - Michelle C. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ -Juanita T. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "I had two pair of earrings from Wilma's Wearable Art spiritual collection already that I love and have been great pieces. So I recently bought two more unique & bright- colored pairs. Couldn't wait till they arrived, and they arrived quickly by mail too. They were more beautiful than I expected. To know these are handmade and true pieces of art makes them that much more valuable to me. I can tell these are going to be my new "go to" earrings because they will take my normal day- to-day outfits to the next level! Thank you Wilma... I LOVE your work!" - Holly N ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "I ordered two pairs of earrings for gifts, they are beautiful, and unique. I will definitely shop again Wilma’s wearable’s again. Love the fast delivery!!" - Monique A. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Excellent quality, very happy with the earrings. Shipped quickly & safely. Highly recommend!" - Eileen S. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "I had lots of fun with Wilma as she created special pieces for my daughter’s birthday present . When she heard what I was looking for , she came up with an incredible and unusual piece of amethyst for a necklace. I look forward to sending her some Brazilian pieces and having her design some more jewelry for presents!" - Patricia R. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Hello Wilma, I'm so glad u make it easy & fast to get special orders. I like my jewelry to match. I saw a bracelet u made & u duplicated it in my choice of metal & color & designed a matching pair of earrings. I love the set !!! THANK U !!!" - Debra M. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Amazingly beautiful handcrafted jewelry!" - Arasely Cummings ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Wilma has a fine selection of handmade jewelry & creative artwork. Items I order are carefully packaged & mailed with quick delivery. I love the personal 'Thank You' that she includes." - Nancy S. B. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Amazing Amazing Tabasco necklace.. made for crazy Julie a Tabasco Fanatic yeah buddy great quality and price and person…thank you again" - Julie G. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "I’m thrilled to discover Wilma’s Wearable Art! Not only did I find some beautiful, unique jewelry pieces that get compliments but someone I felt I could trust to help me with repairs and creations, replacement, and modifications on fine as well as both sentimental and favorite costume jewelry pieces. She is full of terrific ideas! She also was incredibly helpful assisting me as I went through my mother’s costume jewelry to determine what to keep and repair or not. She made creative recommendations, such as making a memory box using some of Mom’s often used pieces that I can’t wear. Wilma’s a real treasure and so are her creations! She got the jewelry I purchased online to me very quickly and immediately began working on my repairs and modifications order, communicating through the process. I am eager to see the results. Expect them to be as beautiful as her original creations. I received compliments on the necklace I bought from her the first time I wore it! If you’re uncertain whether she’s legit or if the jewelry will stand up, don’t worry. Wilma’s a professional in every way!" - Margaret R. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Great and beautiful jewelry and received order promptly. Would highly recommend buy from Wilma’s wearable art!!!" - Michelle V. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "I ordered several pieces from Wilma. I loved each and every one of them. I had just been to the Balloon Fiesta Expo and went through many jewelry booths. Wilma's jewelry was just as nice, if not nicer, at a much more affordable price." - Judith C. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "I ordered several pieces of jewelry (mostly earrings). I bought them with the intention of giving them out as Christmas gifts. Unfortunately, that is not going to work because they are so nice that I decided to keep them all for myself! Each piece is so unique and beautifully done. You can't go wrong with Wilma!" -Patricia T.

  • Clearance | Wilma's Wearable Art

    Clearance Items CLEARANCE! Quick View Bronze Colored Earrings Price $1.00 Free Shipping $40.00 + CLEARANCE! Quick View Copper Beaded Earrings Price $9.00 Free Shipping $40.00 + CLEARANCE! Quick View Amber Colored Earrings Price $6.00 Free Shipping $40.00 + CLEARANCE! Quick View Silver & Light Blue Square Earrings Price $6.00 Free Shipping $40.00 + CLEARANCE! Quick View Yellow & Silver Earrings Price $7.00 Free Shipping $40.00 + CLEARANCE! Quick View Silver & Black Disc-Shaped Earrings Out of stock CLEARANCE! Quick View Pink Flower Earrings Price $6.00 Free Shipping $40.00 + CLEARANCE! Quick View Synthetic Pearl Earrings Out of stock CLEARANCE! Quick View Watermelon Earrings Price $9.00 Free Shipping $40.00 + CLEARANCE! Quick View Black Boho-Style Earrings Price $10.00 Free Shipping $40.00 + CLEARANCE! Quick View Copper & Silver Heart Earrings Price $9.00 Free Shipping $40.00 + CLEARANCE! Quick View Green Square Earrings Price $9.00 Free Shipping $40.00 + CLEARANCE! Quick View Black & Brass Necklace Price $17.00 Free Shipping $40.00 + CLEARANCE! Quick View Red & Gold Hearts Necklace Set Price $20.00 Free Shipping $40.00 + CLEARANCE! Quick View Pink Vintage Key Necklace Price $19.00 Free Shipping $40.00 + CLEARANCE! Quick View Heart & Arrow Necklace Price $16.00 Free Shipping $40.00 + CLEARANCE! Quick View Thunderbird and Silver Necklace Price $13.00 Free Shipping $40.00 + CLEARANCE! Quick View Heart and Bow Necklace Price $14.00 Free Shipping $40.00 + CLEARANCE! Quick View Red and Blue Patriotic Necklace Price $11.00 Free Shipping $40.00 + CLEARANCE! Quick View Love W/Heart Necklace Price $18.00 Free Shipping $40.00 + Load More

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