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All posts tagged "gem"
Gem Profile June 3: Corundum
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for June 3, 2011 Corundum Many years ago, when developing wire jewelry techniques began taking over my life, I decided that the best way to keep my brain in “rock mode” was...
- Posted June 2, 2011
Gem Profile May 27: Ruby Fuchsite
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for May 27, 2011 Ruby Fuchsite This week’s featured gem or rock is Ruby Fuchsite, which is another stone that Cathy Whitten used in her Ruby Zoisite & Ruby Fuchsite necklace, which...
- Posted May 26, 2011
Gem Profile May 20: Ruby Zoisite
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for May 20, 2011 Ruby Zoisite This week’s featured gem or rock is Ruby Zoisite. We chose this interesting stone after seeing the lovely necklace made by Cathy Whitten, our Wire Jewelry...
- Posted May 19, 2011
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
Daily Wire Tip: Determine Gemstone Authenticity at Home
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: What are some of the ways I can tell a real gemstone from a CZ or synthetic stone? I would just like a few hints that I can use such as...
- Posted March 18, 2011
Daily Wire Tip: Identifying Stones and Gems
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I have just started to incorporate cabochons and other larger stones into my wire work, but I’m having trouble identifying certain stones. I have a copy of Firefly Guide to Gems,...
- Posted February 17, 2011
Daily Wire Tip: Working with Inches and Millimeters
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I am new to the wire jewelry world. All the sizes of the stones, crystals etc. are in mm. Is there a chart on how to convert millimeters to centimeters and...
- Posted January 11, 2011
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
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