All posts tagged "gemstone"

  • 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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  • smoky quartz gemstones
    Daily Wire Tip Dec. 5: Setting Stones in Jewelry

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip December 5, 2009 Question: I bought a `box of rocks` of various cuts and sizes. Where can I find settings and/videos to set the stones in jewelry?  I ordered a video a...

    • Posted December 5, 2009
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  • Crystal opal cabochons
    Daily Wire Tip Oct. 25: Wrapping Cabochons

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 25, 2009 Question: I have several questions: Where can I find inexpensive cabochons? Whats the smallest cabochon for a necklace in mm since they all seem to be measured that way...

    • Posted October 25, 2009
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  • Cherry Quartz Cabochon
    Common Gemstone Misconceptions

    Don’t be Fooled! COMMON GEMSTONE MISCONCEPTIONS There are many misconceptions in the world of gemstones.  This is partially due to dishonesty, uninformed customers or sales representatives, and contradicting information.   Often times, one may purchase what they think...

    • Posted March 20, 2009
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