All posts tagged "cut stone"

  • Prong-Setting Ideas

    by Judy Ellis, Wire Jewelry Tip for August 20, 2014 Prong-Setting Ideas for a Cut Stone Lately we have been revisiting some of our older posts, and today I’d like to share one as well. This...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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  • Featured Tool July 30: Allegro Stainless Steel Tweezers

    by Rose Marion, Tool of the Week for July 30, 2012 This week’s tool: Allegro Diamond Tweezers, #TWZ-171.76 Video by Kate, This week’s featured tool from is the 6-1/2" Stainless Steel tweezer TWZ-171.76. The...

    • Posted July 30, 2012
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  • Jewelry Making Resource May 16: Gemstone Faceting

    Wire Jewelry Idea May 16: Good and Bad Gemstone Faceting by Rose Marion, Video by John Dyer If you have the budget for quality cut stones, you have to check out this video by John Dyer....

    • Posted May 16, 2012
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  • Daily Wire Tip Apr. 26: When a Culet is Too Tall for a Ring

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for April 26, 2011 Question: Can anything be done or correction made to a completed ring when the culet hits the finger? -Virginia in York, Pennsylvania Answer: With regards to a prong...

    • Posted April 25, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Apr. 3: Making Prongs for Deeper Girdles

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for April 3, 2011 Question: Dale, I attended your classes at Wild Beads in Arlington, and they were great. Thank you so much for bringing your classes to our part of the...

    • Posted April 3, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Mar. 1: Determining Carat Weight

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for March 1, 2011 Question: I grind and polish my own stones from rough slab pieces. How do I determine the carat weight of a finished stone? -Pamela in Plaistow, New Hampshire...

    • Posted February 28, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Jan. 27: Prong Ring Pattern Criteria

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for January 27, 2011 Question: What is the best pattern to use for a prong set ring? -Pat in Lewistown, Illinois Answer: In my opinion, true prongs need to form to whatever...

    • Posted January 27, 2011
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