All posts tagged "bail"

  • Daily Wire Tip: Wrapping a Bail is Simple with Technique and Tools

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: Dear Dale, my hands are getting stiff (old age), and I have some problems wrapping the wire around the top of the pendant where the bail will be placed. Any suggestions?...

    • Posted June 15, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip: How to Make a Fancy Split Ring

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I like the hooks and other plain clasp designs, but I am looking for something a bit more ornate. Any ideas? -Julie in Salem, Oregon Answer: Julie, that’s a great question...

    • Posted April 23, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Mar. 16: Making Wire Jewelry for Men

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for March 16, 2011 Question: Hi Dale, I am having a hard time making men’s jewelry look like men’s jewelry. Do you have any advice on making men’s jewelry? -Judy in Danielsville,...

    • Posted March 15, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Nov. 7: Pendants with Detachable Bails

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for November 7, 2010 Question: Several of my customers have asked for pendants with a decorative “open bail” – one they can lift off the cord or chain to exchange pendants, rather...

    • Posted November 6, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Sept. 15: Wire Wrapping Beads as Cabochons

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for September 15, 2010 Question: I have two very large (30 x 40mm) turquoise beads, drilled through the long side, that I would like to wire wrap as a gift for my...

    • Posted September 14, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Feb. 25: How to Make a Bail

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip February 25, 2010 Question: Is there any way to make a nice bail for a chain without going through a lot of hassle, a nice plain bail for a neck chain or a...

    • Posted February 25, 2010
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