All posts tagged "cabochons"

  • Think Spring Contest
    2015 OOAK Jewelry Contest

    by Judy Ellis, Daily Wire Jewelry Tip March 11, 2015 Announcing the 2015 “Think Spring” OOAK Jewelry Contest It’s time for a CONTEST and we want to help Spring get here a little faster, so… The...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • Preventing Scratches on Cabochons

    by Judy Ellis, Wire Jewelry Tip for June 25, 2014 Preventing Scratches on Cabochons We’re always getting questions from readers and today I thought we’d revisit a question from an earlier post. I’m sure some of...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • Jewelry Resource Dec. 12: Birthstones and Gemstones

    by Rose Marion, Wire Jewelry Resource for December 12, 2012 Birthstones Every little girl learns her birthstone, so she can feel like she’s wearing jewelry that’s made just for her. Now as a wire jewelry artist,...

    • Posted December 12, 2012
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  • 2012 Tucson Show Update: Week 4

    by Rose Marion, Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam, Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home At least, that’s what I keep telling myself now that I’m back home, away from...

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • Daily Wire Tip Sept. 5: Begin Wire Wrapping with Large Cabochons

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for September 5, 2011 Question: I have 4mm Oval Lapis stones I wanted to make earrings out of. I am a beginner, so any answer will be for future plans. I initially...

    • Posted September 4, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip: Wire Wrapping Large Cabochons

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I have several stones that I bought before I found out about wire wrapping. They are considerably bigger than the cabs that you use to show us to wrap with, about...

    • Posted January 24, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Jan. 17: Pricing Jewelry by the Carat Weight

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for January 17, 2011 Question: I am creating some black onyx jewelry for an arts and crafts festival: a kind of simple design, mostly black onyx strung on bead wire with a...

    • Posted January 16, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Jan. 14: Cabochons for Wire Wrapping

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for January 14, 2011 Question: Hi Dale, I’ve got your book and am ready to order a cab or two to practice. Is there a difference between cabs for wire wrapping and...

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip: Wrapping Ungirdled Cabs

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I have a lot of cabs, but they don’t have the girdled edge, and are hard to wire wrap. Do you have any suggestions? -Kris in Woodinville, Washington Answer: To make...

    • Posted October 16, 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 Aug. 3: Wrapping Small Gemstones

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip August 3, 2010 Question: What would be the smallest size gem stone that I could use to wire wrap? -Karen in Dallas, Georgia Answer: The smallest size gemstone to set with wire...

    • Posted August 2, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip July 13: Calculating Carat Weight

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip July 13, 2010 Question: Many of your gems are sized in mm. Is there a formula for determining the amount of carets a gem has? -Rebecca in Erie, Colorado Answer: All gems...

    • Posted July 12, 2010
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  • Daily Tip July 8: Wire Wrapping Cameos

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip July 8, 2010 Question: Do you plan to have any videos on wire wrapping various size cameos? Cameos are extremely attractive when they are wrapped. -Cal in Baldwin, Wisconsin Answer: I agree...

    • Posted July 7, 2010
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  • Daily Tip July 5: Soldering Gold Filled Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip July 5, 2010 Question: Many years ago while in the Army, I made cab rings using silver soldered techniques. Is it possible to solder gold filled wire forms? -Bernard in McKees Rocks,...

    • Posted July 4, 2010
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  • Daily Tip: Wrapping Tiny Cabs

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I recently acquired a collection of stones from a retiring silversmith. Many of the cabs are beautiful but tiny, including 4mm round, 6 x 8mm ovals, etc. I do have 24-gauge...

    • Posted June 20, 2010
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  • Daily Tip: Is My Coral Real?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: How do I tell if a piece of red coral is real? -Pat in Aurora, Missouri Answer: Here are a couple of tests that you can do at home. Genuine coral...

    • Posted June 16, 2010
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