All posts tagged "bead"

  • Daily Wire Tip Mar. 20: Ruby Bi-cones and Cubes

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for March 20, 2011 Question: Hi Dale, I love your DVDs, they have helped tremendously. I have a question about rubies. I have been trying to locate ruby bicones and cubes for...

    • Posted March 19, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Mar. 2: Crochet Wire Designs

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for March 2, 2011 Question: What is the best gauge wire to use for crocheting wire? I used a 26-gauge copper wire for a bracelet once, and it stretched out as I...

    • Posted March 1, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Feb. 26: What Are Pinch Beads?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for February 26, 2011 Question: I just received the March issue of a beading magazine. One of the designs calls for “pinch beads.” What are pinch beads? How are they different, and...

    • Posted February 25, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Dec. 20: Repairing a Bead Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for December 20, 2010 Question: Dale, I made the Beaded Clasp Bangle Bracelet from your Intermediate series. I wore it a couple of times, and the bead wire broke in the center...

    • Posted December 19, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 28: Enlarging the Holes in Pearls

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 28, 2010 Question: I want to start working in pearls but the holes are too small for the application I want, how do you enlarge the holes in pearls without breaking them?...

    • Posted May 28, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 6: How to Wrap a Broken Cabochon

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 06, 2010 Question: While finishing wrapping a cabochon the very side edge of the stone broke off.  Is there any way I can still wrap this stone and cover the raw edge,...

    • Posted May 6, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip April 22: Will Liver of Sulfur Harm Lampwork Beads?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip April 22, 2010 Question: I am going to create a 16 gauge copper wire bracelet embellished with lampwork beads.  Can I immerse the bracelet in liver of sulfur without harming the lampwork beads...

    • Posted April 22, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip April 20: How To Use Crimp Beads

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip April 20, 2010 Question: When I crimp a crimp bead the on the second step it never gets for me. Instead of folding over, the crimp reopens then goes flat. By this time...

    • Posted April 20, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip April 19: Male Ring Pattern

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip April 19, 2010 Question: I am making my husband a ring using an oval black onyx glass bead and 20 ga sterling silver wire. What kind of pattern is used for making a...

    • Posted April 19, 2010
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