All posts tagged "crystal"

  • Swarovski crystals
    Wire Jewelry Tip Mar. 6: Birthstone Swarovski Colors

    by Rose Marion, Jewelry Resource for March 6, 2013 Swarovski Colors for Birthstones Back in December, we posted a clickable chart of different birthstone colors. Several people wrote in asking for a corresponding chart using Swarovski®...

    • Posted March 6, 2013
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  • Wire Jewelry Idea: Chained Fluorite Pendulum Free Pattern

    by Rose Marion, Wire Jewelry Idea for December 7, 2011 Today’s Wire Jewelry Idea is a new free pattern! Here’s a unique way to cage a pointed crystal. Click here to view Dale “Cougar” Armstrong’s pattern,...

    • Posted December 7, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Sept. 28: Cleaning Chandelier Crystals for Wire Wrapping

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for September 28, 2011 Question: Dale, thank you for all of your daily tips; I read every one of them and have learned so much! I particularly like the articles on gem-rocks....

    • Posted September 27, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 19: Making Wire Jewelry with Crystals

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for May 19, 2011 Question: I was wondering if the insides of a geode can be used in jewelry or will the crystals just crumble apart? Thanks! -Cindy in Lake Station, Indiana...

    • Posted May 18, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip: Gemstone Information & Resources

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I meet a lot of people who do not understand the difference between a lab-grown gem, which has the same crystalline structure and chemical composition as a mined gem, and a...

    • Posted January 8, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip March 16: Handling Swarovski Crystals Beads

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip March 16, 2010 Question: I bought a Swarovski crystal assortment in a store, when I got home I found out that almost 5 crystals broke due to mishandling (my mishandling) and the...

    • Posted March 16, 2010
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