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  • Faceted Gemstone Terms

    Faceted Gemstone Terms By: Dale `Cougar` Armstrong     Click here to download a printer-friendly version of the chart above. To View Our Large Selection of Instructional DVDs –...

    • Posted September 28, 2009
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  • Daily Wire Tip Sept. 26: Choosing Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip September 26, 2009 Question: What is the rule of thumb for uses of gauges, temper of wire? Most projects I see recommend half-hard wire....

    • Posted September 27, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Sept. 26: Ring Mandrel

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip September 26, 2009 Question: Is it necessary to have a steel ring mandrel? I have a  black plastic one and the wire seems to...

    • September 26, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Sept. 25: Tucking Wire Ends

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip September 25, 2009 Question: My problem is when I go to finish off a piece, I have to tuck the ends down.  Is there...

    • September 25, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Sept. 24: How to Use Bail Making Pliers

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip September 24, 2009 Question: How do I use bail making pliers? Answer: Bail making pliers are simply pliers whose jaws are cylindrical in shape...

    • September 24, 2009
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  • Take Photos of your Wire Jewelry using a Lightbox – Part 2

    Once you are ready to begin, see if your camera allows adjustment of white balance. White balance will either be done as preset types of light (incandescent, tungsten, sunlight,...

    • Posted September 23, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Sept. 23: French Hooks

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip September 23, 2009 Question: Could I use silver-plated and/or gold-plated headpins or eye pins to make french hooks? Answer: Although plated wire can be...

    • September 23, 2009
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  • Take Photos of your Wire Jewelry using a Lightbox – Part 1

    by Mike Ault So you’ve designed and made an absolutely gorgeous piece of wire jewelry and want to get it on your website as soon as possible so it...

    • Posted September 22, 2009
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  • Automatic Wire Twister
    Daily Wire Tip Sept. 22: All About Soft Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip September 22, 2009 Question: I have been working with wire for more than 25 years, and have used many gauges, usually in half hard....

    • September 22, 2009
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  • Gold and Silver Wire
    Straightening Your Jewelry Wire

    Straightening Your Jewelry Wire By: Dale “Cougar” Armstrong To View Our Large Selection of Instructional DVDs – Click Here

    • September 21, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Sept. 20: Questions for Beginners

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip September 20, 2009 Question: I am new to wire jewelry.  I am interested in “wrapping” odd shaped stones.  Would stainless wire be best?  If...

    • September 20, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Sept. 19: Adhesive for Ivory

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip September 19, 2009 Question: I have an ivory piece that has broken. Can you recommend an adhesive that will not damage the ivory? Answer:...

    • September 19, 2009
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  • Ready to Get Serious About your Jewelry Making Hobby?

    At some point in your wire jewelry making hobby you start to realize that you are good enough to “sell this stuff!” And then the next step is...

    • Posted September 18, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Sept. 18: What`s the Difference Between 21 and 22 Gauge Wire?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip September 18, 2009 Question: I noticed that you offer 21 gauge wire and 22 gauge wire.  Is there that much of a difference and...

    • September 18, 2009
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  • Just a Reminder to all of our Wire Jewelry Makers…

    We at Wire-Sculpture really care about the craft of wire jewelry making and those of you who work at it as a profession as well as those of you...

    • Posted September 17, 2009
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  • Wire Jewelry Contest Winner Determined!

    September 15, 2009—Salt Lake City, UT. Wire-Sculpture.com has announced the winner of their 2009 “Inspired Druzy” Jewelry Contest by naming Ms. Rhonda Chase, with her piece entitled “Crystal...

    • Posted September 15, 2009
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