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All posts tagged "gemstone"
September Birthstone – Sapphire
by Judy Ellis, Wirejewelry.com Wire Jewelry Tip for September 2nd, 2015 September Birthstone – Sapphire Summer is coming to a close, fall is in the air and the colors are changing to warmer, deeper hues. This month’s...
- Posted September 2, 2015
April Birthstone – The Diamond
by Judy Ellis, Wire-Sculpture.com Daily Wire Jewelry Tip April 8th, 2015 April Birthstone – The Diamond Diamonds – They might be more than just a girls best friend! As the April birthstone, diamonds are the ideal gift...
- Posted April 8, 2015
Gem Profile Dec. 14: Turquoise
by Layna Palmer, Wire-Sculpture.com Turquoise, Part 1 Shop Turquoise on Wire-Sculpture This week, we’re going to explore a material that is a stone, a gem and a color; Turquoise! This remarkable stone is one of the oldest...
- Posted December 14, 2012
Jewelry Resource Dec. 12: Birthstones and Gemstones
by Rose Marion, Wire-Sculpture.com Wire Jewelry Resource for December 12, 2012 Birthstones Every little girl learns her birthstone, so she can feel like she’s wearing jewelry that’s made just for her. Now as a wire jewelry artist,...
- Posted December 12, 2012
Jewelry Making Resource May 9: How Gemstones are Cut
Wire Jewelry Idea May 9: How Gemstones are Cut by Rose Marion, Wire-Sculpture.com Video by John Dyer John Dyer is one of the biggest names in the gem world, and I was fortunate to meet him briefly...
- Posted May 9, 2012
Gem Profile Contest! Name that Rock!
by Rose Marion, Wire-Sculpture.com Gem Profile Contest for January 20, 2012 I know we promised a Gem Profile for today, and I apologize – there’s been a change of plans! We are nearly ready to head down...
- Posted January 20, 2012
Wire Jewelry Resource: Gemstone Charts
by Rose Marion, Wire-Sculpture.com Wire Jewelry Idea for January 11, 2012 The tradition of birthstones is a wonderful way to make jewelry that is tailored to a person that you haven’t even met yet. Simply keeping the...
- Posted January 11, 2012
Gem Profile June 10: Prehnite
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for June 10, 2011 Prehnite Shop Prehnite Beads Today’s featured gem, Prehnite, is a beautiful stone, and was recently wire wrapped (right) by our June Wire Artist of the Month, Kathy Evert!...
- Posted June 9, 2011
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 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
Gem Profile May 13: Amber
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for May 13, 2011 Amber Our first gem profile is perfect for this time of year, when the sun finally starts to come out day after day. This sunny gem, Amber, actually...
- Posted May 12, 2011
Daily Wire Tip Mar. 30: Tools for Drilling Cabochons
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for March 30, 2011 Question: I have some cabs that are relatively thin and I would like to know how to drill a hole in them to allow some different types of...
- Posted March 29, 2011
Daily Wire Tip Mar. 20: Ruby Bi-cones and Cubes
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for March 20, 2011 Question: Hi Dale, I love your DVDs, they have helped tremendously. I have a question about rubies. I have been trying to locate ruby bicones and cubes for...
- Posted March 19, 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 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
Daily Wire Tip Feb. 27: Simulated and Cubic Zirconia Stones
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for February 27, 2011 Question: What’s the difference between simulated stones and Cubic Zirconia Stones? -Robert in California, Maryland Answer: In many cases, simulated stones are made of faceted glass. Glass is...
- Posted February 26, 2011