All posts tagged "faceted"

  • 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 May 14: What Is a Cabochon?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 14, 2010 Question: Some of my customers recently asked me what is a cabochon? I felt silly, since I’ve been using the term and couldn’t define it. Is it always semi-precious, undrilled...

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip March 25: What is a Snapset?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip March 25, 2010 Question: What is a snapset? Answer: A ‘snapset’ is a metal jewelry finding that resembles a very shallow cup or bowl, with prongs. Snapsets are used to ‘snap’ or...

    • Posted March 25, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip: Shining Gemstones

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: How do you get that perfect mirror shine on your focal gemstones? Answer: As I am not sure which type of stone you mean, cabochon or faceted, I’ll give a general...

    • Posted February 24, 2010
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