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All posts tagged "copper"
Gem Profile Apr. 5: Goldstone
by Layna Palmer, Wire-Sculpture.com Goldstone Shop Goldstone Beads | Shop Goldstone Cabochons I’ve always liked goldstone; it’s not really gold, and it’s not really a stone, but it sure is pretty! So, if goldstone isn’t really gold...
- Posted April 5, 2013
Gem Profile July 20: Sonora Sunrise
by Rose Marion, Wire-Sculpture.com Sonora Sunrise, or Sonoran Sunset Sonora Sunset, also called Sonora Sunrise or Sonoran Sunrise (both are accepted), is Cuprite and Chrysocolla joined in a single stone. Chrystocolla is the bright green, even turquoise...
- Posted July 20, 2012
Jewelry Making Resource July 18: Green Verdigris Recipe
by Rose Marion, Wire-Sculpture.com With alternative metals like copper and bronze becoming more and more popular, it’s only natural to notice how much the colors change over time! While some of us try to resist the tarnish...
- Posted July 18, 2012
Wire Jewelry Resource June 20: Nickel Silver and Copper, 2 More Base Metals
by Rose Marion, Wire-Sculpture.com Last week, I told you about Bronze and Brass, 2 base metal wires; and today it’s time to talk about nickel silver and copper. Copper Here’s an interesting statistic about copper I found:...
- Posted June 20, 2012
Wire Jewelry Idea: Coating Base Metal Wires to Preserve Shine
by Rose Marion, Wire-Sculpture.com Wire Jewelry Idea: Coating Base Metal Wires to Preserve Shine Some time ago, Casey Willson left a comment on this popular tip of the day, Prevent Tarnish on Copper and Nickel Silver, mentioning...
- Posted November 30, 2011
Wire Jewelry Printable Resource: Wire Footage Charts
by Rose Marion, Wire-Sculpture.com Wire Jewelry Idea for November 2, 2011 Here at Wire-Sculpture, we cut our wire by the foot for your convenience, rather than shipping you a quarter-ounce, half-ounce, or full ounce of jewelry wire....
- Posted November 2, 2011
Daily Wire Tip: Working with Copper Tarnish
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I use a lot of copper wire and like the look of high shine on some of my hammered heavy-gauge pieces. I use steel wool and it almost glows. However, the...
- Posted August 24, 2011
How to Clean Copper and Brass Jewelry Wire
By Mary W. Bailey In these economic times, we as artists and jewelers are faced with the shock of the price increases in precious metals. Silver and gold prices have skyrocketed and we are finding ourselves faced...
- Posted August 7, 2011
Daily Wire Tip July 12: Resources for Preventing Tarnish on Copper
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for July 12, 2011 Question: Hi! I have recently begun making jewelry after years in between a high school course and have a love for metal work. Although copper is my favorite...
- Posted July 12, 2011
Daily Wire Tip June 30: Prevent and Remove Verdigris
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for June 30, 2011 Question: I have a question about verdigris. How can you clean old pieces of jewelry (copper, brass, sterling) that have this powdery blue/green substance on it? Why does...
- Posted June 30, 2011
Daily Wire Tip May 26: Sterling Silver Alternatives?
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for May 26, 2011 Question: Hello Dale, I love this site and have learned so much from you. I do a lot of wire wrapping and since the precious metals have become...
- Posted May 26, 2011
Daily Wire Tip: Removing Condensation Marks from Wire
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I have some copper wire and brass wire that I think has become tarnished. It looks like dark spots along the length of the wire. Can this be removed? I’ve tried...
- Posted May 2, 2011
Daily Wire Tip Feb. 20: Copper Snapsets
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for February 20, 2011 Question: Do you have copper snapsets? If so, what are the pros and cons? -Ellie in Mechanicsville, Virginia Answer: No, Ellie, we do not carry copper snapsets. Your...
- Posted February 20, 2011
Daily Wire Tip Jan. 1: Forging Silver Enameled Wire
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for January 1, 2011 Question: Can silver enameled copper wire be forged to an extent that would not destroy the enameling? -Vivian in Goodlettsville, Tennessee Answer: The best way to forge enameled...
- Posted January 1, 2011
Daily Wire Tip Dec. 29: Oxidizing Sterling Silver
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for December 29, 2010 Question: I want to make some sterling silver jewelry and oxidize the silver by using liver of sulfur. Should I oxidize the wire before putting the jewelry together,...
- Posted December 29, 2010
Daily Wire Tip: Copper Wire Temper
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: Dale, I have to come clean. I am not a wire artist, always been afraid to try it, because precious metal is so high these days. I’ve been doing intricate bead...
- Posted December 21, 2010