All posts by Judy Ellis

  • How to Keep Your Weaving Perfect On Parallel Wires by Delilah

    by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com Wire Jewelry Tip for June 23rd, 2017 How to Keep Your Weaving Perfect On Parallel Wires by Delilah   If you put a double drilled bead onto the parallel wires you’re weaving together,...

    • Posted June 23, 2017
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    Free Pattern: Chunky Steel Wire Chain By Judy Freyer Thompson

    by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com Wire Jewelry Pattern for June 22nd, 2017 Chunky Steel Wire Chain by Judy Freyer Thompson Do you have some awesome focal pieces that scream for a chunky chain to showcase them? Make your...

    • Posted June 22, 2017
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    The Five Cs of Wire Wrapping: Step 2 Connect By Melissa Cable

    by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com Wire Jewelry Tip for June 21st, 2017 The Five “Cs” of Wire Wrapping: Step 2 Connect by Melissa Cable The next step in our in-depth look at the perfect wire wrapped loop is...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Get to Know Your Hand Tools – Forming Pliers

    by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com Wire Jewelry Tip for June 20th, 2017 Get to Know Your Hand Tools – Forming Pliers by Helen I. Driggs   Specialty Pliers: Forming Pliers Forming pliers are used to perform special bending...

    • Posted June 20, 2017
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    Free Pattern: Wire Bird Pendant with Cabochon By Oksana Truhan

    by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com Wire Jewelry Pattern for June 19th, 2017 Wire Bird Pendant with Cabochon by Oksana Truhan This wonderful little bird will show you how to wire on a cabochon and solder the copper. Ready...

    • Posted June 19, 2017
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    Make Your Own Hook or Ear Wire by Denise Peck

    by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com Wire Jewelry Tip for June 16th, 2017 Simplest Ear Wires by Denise Peck   If you can make a loop with a round-nose pliers, you can make your own ear wires. And if...

    • Posted June 16, 2017
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    Free Pattern: Silver Beaded Heart Wire Earrings By Delilah

    by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com Wire Jewelry Pattern for June 15th, 2017 Silver Beaded Heart Wire Earrings by Delilah In this tutorial I teach you how to create a beautiful pair of earrings. Heart-shaped, these earrings might look...

    • Posted June 15, 2017
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    The Five “Cs” of Wire Wrapping: The Circle By Melissa Cable

    by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com Wire Jewelry Tip for June 14th, 2017 The Five “Cs” of Wire Wrapping: The Circle by Melissa Cable We’re back with Step 1 of consistent wire wrapped loops: the circle. Creating the perfect...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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    Make Sure Your Jewelry Doesn’t Scratch You! By Delilah

    by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com Wire Jewelry Tip for June 13th, 2017 Make sure your jewelry doesn’t scratch you! by Delilah I’m talking about the ends of the wires when your projects are finished. Always check them to...

    • Posted June 13, 2017
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    Free Pattern: Fish Tail Chain by Deborah Mortlock

    by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com Wire Jewelry Pattern for June 12th, 2017 Fish Tail Chain by Deborah Mortlock Materials: 16 Gauge Round Dead Soft .925 Sterling Silver Wire  (Pattern Quantity – 2 Feet, Product ID: H8-16D) Tools: Dual...

    • Posted June 12, 2017
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    Free Pattern: Sterling Silver Chain Maille Bridal Earrings

    by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com Wire Jewelry Pattern for June 8th, 2017 Sterling Silver Chain Maille Bridal Earrings by Kylie Jones This chain maille weave is called helm chain. It is a decorative chain in a flower like...

    • Posted June 8, 2017
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    The Five “Cs” of Wire Wrapping by Melissa Cable

    by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com Wire Jewelry Tip for June 7th, 2017 The Five “Cs” of Wire Wrapping by Melissa Cable One of my favorite classes to teach is basic wire wrapping. I start class by announcing that...

    • Posted June 7, 2017
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    Using Paper Patterns by Judy Freyer Thompson

    by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com Wire Jewelry Tip for June 6th, 2017 The Indispensable Paper Pattern by Judy Freyer Thompson Plain paper, graph paper, lined paper, card stock, index cards, rice paper, parchment, sketch pads.  I feel that...

    • Posted June 6, 2017
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    Get to Know Your Hand Tools – Texture Hammers

    by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com Wire Jewelry Tip for June 9th, 2017 Get to Know Your Hand Tools – Texture Hammers by Helen I. Driggs   There are lots of ways to directly texture metal, but one of...

    • Posted June 6, 2017
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    Free Pattern: Seed of Change Pendant

    by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com Wire Jewelry Pattern for June 5th, 2017 Seed of Change Pendant by Abby Hook This tutorial teaches you to make this reversible pendant. Learn to create a woven frame that skims one side...

    • Posted June 5, 2017
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  • Using Rivets and Eyelets in Mixed Media Jewelry by Abbi Berta

    by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com Wire Jewelry Tip for June 2nd, 2017 Using Rivets and Eyelets in Mixed Media Jewelry by Abbi Berta Mixed media jewelry is trendy and a lot of fun to design.  Making cold connections...

    • Posted June 2, 2017
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