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All posts tagged "gemstone terms"
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
Daily Wire Tip Nov. 17: Culet Depth vs. Pavilion Length
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for November 17, 2010 Question: Dale, I have your prong ring DVD. Your procedure for measuring the depth of the culet was shown on the DVD. You came up with 5mm and...
- Posted November 17, 2010
Daily Wire Tip: Wrapping Ungirdled Cabs
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I have a lot of cabs, but they don’t have the girdled edge, and are hard to wire wrap. Do you have any suggestions? -Kris in Woodinville, Washington Answer: To make...
- Posted October 16, 2010
Daily Wire Tip Sept. 26: What’s a Girdled Cab?
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for September 26, 2010 Question: Dale, in reference to Sept 18’s Tip, Making a Wire Frame without a Girdle, what is a girdled cab? -Rose in Riverview, Florida Answer: A girdle is...
- Posted September 25, 2010
Daily Wire Tip Sept. 21: Emerald-Cut Stones
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for September 21, 2010 Question: When seeking emerald-cut stones, what do I need to request in order to get stones beveled on the corners to facilitate prong placement? -Nancy in Ellijay, Georgia...
- Posted September 20, 2010
Daily Wire Tip Sept. 18: Making a Wire Frame without a Girdle
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for September 18, 2010 Question: I have just completed the cab bracelet like the one on the cover of Dale’s book with a turquoise cabochon. This cab had a girdle on it....
- Posted September 17, 2010
Daily Wire Tip Sept. 16: Traditional Gemstone Pendant Wrapping
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for September 16, 2010 Question: When wrapping gemstones, I put the flat side to the front, and the more faceted, “pointy” side toward the back, next to the body. My friend was...
- Posted September 15, 2010
Daily Wire Tip Aug. 15: Snapsets and Kiln-Fired Glass
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip August 15, 2010 Question: Can you use kiln-fired glass pieces you make yourself in snapsets? -Diane in Nuevo, California Answer: I see no reason you couldn’t use snapsets on your handcrafted glass....
- Posted August 14, 2010
Faceted Gemstone Terms
Faceted Gemstone Terms By: Dale `Cougar` Armstrong Click here to download a printer-friendly version of the chart above. To View Our Large Selection of Instructional DVDs – Click Here
- Posted September 28, 2009