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  • Daily Wire Tip: Customer Order Policies

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I love doing custom/commission work. I usually talk with the customer to get an idea as to what they want, have them pick a piece of jewelry from my work that...

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip: Drilling Holes in Gemstones

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: My husband is interested in drilling holes in gemstone beads or slabs that don’t have one yet. What’s the best way to go about it? What tools will we need? Answer:...

    • Posted November 23, 2009
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  • Finished jewelry pieces for sale at JOGS in Tucson
    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 22: What`s a Personal Jewelry Artist?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 22, 2009 Question: I was reading on your web page that if you don`t like making jewelry for stores you can become a personal jewelry artist. Does that mean that your...

    • Posted November 22, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 21: What’s the Average Size for Bracelets?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 21, 2009 Question: What would be an average size bracelet?  If I were making bracelets for a future show, would I need a variety of sizes and what would they be?...

    • Posted November 21, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 20: Does Gold Filled Wire Come in 18kt?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 20, 2009 Question: Does gold filled wire come in 18kt? If yes, can you recommend where this can be purchased? Answer: After doing some extensive research, the only 18kt gold-filled wire...

    • Posted November 20, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 19: Uses for Scrap Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 19, 2009 Question: Your Tip of the Day states you can always find a use for 1` – 2` pieces of half round wire.  I haven`t figured our a use for...

    • Posted November 19, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 18: Red Ruby Quartz

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 18, 2009 Question: Are Red Ruby Quartz just man made glass beads, and will they stain the clothes? Answer: I am so glad you asked this question, as a few friends...

    • Posted November 18, 2009
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  • 20 Gauge Half Round Half Hard 14/20 Rose Gold Filled Wire
    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 17: Difference Between 14kt Gold and Gold-Filled Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 17, 2009 Question: I have both 14kt gold and gold-filled wire in my inventory.  Is there an easy way to tell the difference? Answer: Without using a gold tester, which is...

    • Posted November 17, 2009
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  • Raising Table Legs For Your Next Show

    Raising Table Legs For Your Next Show By: Dale “Cougar” Armstrong To View Our Large Selection of Jewelry Instructional Videos – Click Here!

    • Posted November 16, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 15: How to Prevent Tarnish

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 15, 2009 Question: What can I use to prevent tarnish resistant wire from turning color? Answer: Any wire can be kept clean for long periods of time, by storing it in...

    • Posted November 15, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 14: Herringbone Pattern

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 14, 2009 Question: How do you use wire to create a herringbone pattern, say, for a bracelet? I need to know how to thread a bead into the pattern, also. Answer:...

    • Posted November 14, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 13: Spring Hard Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 13, 2009 Question: I was preparing to make a wire pendant and was reviewing the necessary pieces of wire I would need. The list called for a 21 gauge #8 spring-hard...

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 12: Packing Finished Pieces for a Show

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 12, 2009 Question: I really liked Sherrie’s video of packing your supplies for travel, but what about packing your finished pieces to take to a show? Answer: Actually, I am answering...

    • Posted November 12, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 11: Starting Position of Wrap

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 11, 2009 Question: Hi, when wrapping the shank or a ring, do you have to always start the wrap in the middle or can you start on either side working down...

    • Posted November 11, 2009
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  • Daily Wire Tip Nov. 10: What is the Purpose of a Draw Plate?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 10, 2009 Question: Could you please explain what the purpose of a draw plate is? Answer: A ‘draw plate’ is a type of die that is used to either reshape or...

    • Posted November 10, 2009
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    Finding Inspiration for Your Wire Jewelry – Niagara Falls Side Trip

    Finding Inspiration from Niagara Falls By: Dale “Cougar” Armstrong To View Our Large Selection of Jewelry Instructional Videos – Click Here!

    • Posted November 9, 2009
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