All posts tagged "cabochons"

  • Daily Wire Tip: What Does Intarsia Mean?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I’m curious. You mentioned that cabs can be used for intarsia. To me, intarsia is a knitting term. What is intarsia when applied to jewelry making? Answer: Yes, the term “intarsia”...

    • Posted June 9, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip April 12: How Do I Identify Unlabeled Stones and Beads?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip April 12, 2010 Question: In keeping with the “full disclosure to our customers” theme, do you know of a good resource to help me correctly identify all the unlabeled stones, beads, cabs, etc....

    • Posted April 12, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip April 2: Wire Size for Wrapping a Cabochon

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip April 02, 2010 Question: I have a 14mm cabochon and its my first time wrapping a cabochon, and I would like to make a pendant out of it. Which wire gauge would be good for...

    • Posted April 2, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Feb. 19: Shining Home Made Cabochons

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip February 19, 2010 Question: If I make my own cabochons out of clay, how do I get them shiny? Answer: Are you working in polymer, art clay, PMC or something else? Although I do...

    • Posted February 19, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Dec. 17: Where to Purchase Faceted Gemstones

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip December 17, 2009 Question: I would love to purchase some faceted gemstones to let into rings and bracelets.  I am not looking for CZs, but true semi-precious gemstones. Any ideas? Answer: Wire-Sculpture...

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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