All posts tagged "gold jewelry making wire"

  • Daily Wire Tip: How to Use a Wire Gauge

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: How do I find out what size my wire is? I’m not sure what wire gauge it is. -Mary in Santa Rosa, California Answer: Mary, you can use a wire gauge...

    • Posted July 19, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip July 15: Developing a Wire Instinct

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip July 15, 2010 Question: I’m still trying to understand the uses of different gauges and shapes of wire and their uses. If I am pleased with how my design came out, whether...

    • Posted July 14, 2010
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  • Daily Tip July 5: Soldering Gold Filled Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip July 5, 2010 Question: Many years ago while in the Army, I made cab rings using silver soldered techniques. Is it possible to solder gold filled wire forms? -Bernard in McKees Rocks,...

    • Posted July 4, 2010
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  • Daily Tip June 23: Work Hardening Finished Jewelry

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip June 23, 2010 Question: I made a necklace using both 14kt gold filled wire and .925 Argentium Sterling Silver wire. Both wires were dead soft, and I think the necklace may be...

    • Posted June 22, 2010
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  • Current Gold Pricing and Fair Gold Wire Prices

    Is now a good time to buy gold? It’s a question that many jewelry makers need answered, but it’s a hard question to consider. As you know, the prices of precious metals fluctuate; many newspapers print the...

    • Posted June 7, 2010
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  • Artistic Gift Ideas – Wire Jewelry Supplies

    It is the season for gift-buying and coming up with something unique for the "creatives" in your family can sometimes be a challenge. Well, here's a great new idea for gift giving that will fulfill any...

    • Posted December 10, 2009
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  • Make Your Own Jewelry to Match Whatever!

    Do you love jewelry and wish you could make your own? Do you often search for pieces of jewelry to match what you like but have a hard time finding the right shape or color?...

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • Interview: Wire Sculpture Expert Dale “Cougar” Armstrong

    I had the opportunity to interview Dale "Cougar" Armstrong this week and I thought it would be a great blog item - so below is the interview!

    • Posted September 28, 2009
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  • Wire Jewelry Contest Winner Determined!

    September 15, 2009—Salt Lake City, UT. has announced the winner of their 2009 “Inspired Druzy” Jewelry Contest by naming Ms. Rhonda Chase, with her piece entitled “Crystal Cave,” the Grand Prize Winner. As...

    • Posted September 15, 2009
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  • Take Your Wire Jewelry Making to the Next Level!

    We all yearn to achieve - it's human. The same can be said for the art of jewelry making - you want to get better and better at it. Is it just practice alone that...

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Fall-infused Wire Jewelry

    Fall is when the leaves come down and the kids return to school and our lives shift from leisure trips and backyard get-togethers to more indoor activities. This is also the time of year when we...

    • Posted September 9, 2009
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