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    See Yourself as a Creative Thinker-Part IV By Karen Meador, PhD

    Wire Jewelry Article for September 27th, 2017   If you missed Part 1, Part 2, or Part 3 of the series you can click here. We occasionally need a little help in making our brainstorming as productive...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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    Simple Soldering Station By Denise Peck

    Wire Jewelry Tip for September 22nd, 2017 Simple Soldering Station by Denise Peck If you’re venturing into soldering with a handheld butane torch, there are a few things you should consider having for a safe and effective...

    • Posted September 22, 2017
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    See Yourself as a Creative Thinker-Part III By Karen Meador, PhD

    Wire Jewelry Article for September 20th, 2017   If you missed Part 1 and Part 2 of the series you can click here. Fluency, Flexibility, Originality, Elaboration and Resistance to Premature Closure Generating New Ideas for Earring...

    • Posted September 20, 2017
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    Make a Three-Strand Bracelet by Marilyn Gardiner

    Wire Jewelry Tip for September 19th, 2017 Make a Three-Strand Bracelet by Marilyn Gardiner You often see 3-strand beaded bracelets, but have you considered making one with chainmail? There are several options, but one key to success...

    • Posted September 19, 2017
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    Making Paddle Ends By Denise Peck

    Wire Jewelry Tip for September 15th, 2017 Making Paddle Ends by Denise Peck Flattening the ends of wire into a paddle shape is a versatile technique that’s quite handy to know how to do. It’s a simple...

    • Posted September 15, 2017
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    See Yourself as a Creative Thinker-Part II By Karen Meador, PhD

    Wire Jewelry Article for September 13th, 2017 If you missed Part 1 of this series, you can find it here! Brainstorming See yourself as creative and you will likely recognize the importance of brainstorming. This builds a...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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    Handy Uses for the WireJewelry.com Cushion Clamp By Karen Meador, PhD

    Wire Jewelry Tip for September 12th, 2017 Handy Uses for the WireJewelry.com Cushion Clamp by Karen Meador, PhD There are definitely times when I need an extra hand or two or three . . . how about...

    • Posted September 12, 2017
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    Making Perfect Eye Pins by Delilah

    Wire Jewelry Tip for September 8th, 2017 Making Perfect Eye Pins by Delilah Eye pins are another staple of jewelry making, and another finding that is so simple to make. You needn’t spend money on commercial eye...

    • Posted September 8, 2017
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    See Yourself as a Creative Thinker By Karen Meador PhD

    Wire Jewelry Article for September 6th, 2017 This is the first in a series of articles about creative thinking and the expression of it in jewelry making. It is my hope that if you don’t already, you...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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    Perfecting your Wirework By Delilah

    Wire Jewelry Tip for September 5th, 2017 Perfecting your Wirework by Delilah If you venture in wire wrapping, make it look perfect! Nothing detracts from a wire piece more than sloppy coiling or weaving. Don’t kid yourself...

    • Posted September 5, 2017
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    Make Ear Wires from Headpins or Eye pins! by delilah

    Wire Jewelry Tip for September 1st, 2017 Make Ear Wires from Headpins or Eye pins! by delilah If you don’t usually work with wire, or you just happen to run out of ear wires, you can use...

    • Posted September 1, 2017
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    Kitchen Patinas By Jen VanBenschoten

    Wire Jewelry Article for August 30th, 2017 Have you ever wanted to add a lovely patina to your wire jewelry or oxidize your copper and sterling silver without using chemicals? In my little circle of friends, we’re...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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    New Pliers for Chain Maille By Marilyn Gardiner

    Wire Jewelry Tip for August 29th, 2017 New Pliers for Chain Maille by Marilyn Gardiner I’ve recently acquired 3 new types of pliers for chainmail and I’d like to give you my thoughts about them. You may...

    • Posted August 29, 2017
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    Free Pattern: Embellished Artisan Ear Wires by Abby Hook

    by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com Wire Jewelry Pattern for August 28th, 2017 Embellished Artisan Ear Wires by Abby Hook Jewelry findings can be as ornately decorated as the jewelry they are attached to, so that they enhance the...

    • Posted August 28, 2017
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    Make perfect loops settings for your projects with skewers! By Delilah

    by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com Wire Jewelry Tip for August 25th, 2017 Make perfect loops settings for your projects with skewers! by Delilah Every now and then, you may find yourself without the perfect tool for the job....

    • Posted August 25, 2017
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    Free Pattern: Embellished Heart Earrings by Abby Hook

    by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com Wire Jewelry Pattern for August 24th, 2017 Embellished Heart Earrings by Abby Hook By attaching faceted briolettes to a hammered heart frame, you can create sophisticated, eye catching jewellery, especially when paired with...

    • Posted August 24, 2017
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