All posts tagged "how to make jewelry"

  • Daily Wire Tip July 14: Upcycling Service Pins

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip July 14, 2010 Question: Dale, do you have suggestions for making jewelry – perhaps a necklace – from “service pins”? They look like a tie tac and are given for so many...

    • Posted July 13, 2010
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  • Daily Tip July 11: My Fingers Hurt!

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip July 11, 2010 Question: I am a beginner with wire sculpting. My thumb and pointer fingers have become quite sore and even a little swollen from wire straightening and holding the wires...

    • Posted July 10, 2010
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  • Daily Tip July 8: Wire Wrapping Cameos

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip July 8, 2010 Question: Do you plan to have any videos on wire wrapping various size cameos? Cameos are extremely attractive when they are wrapped. -Cal in Baldwin, Wisconsin Answer: I agree...

    • Posted July 7, 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 July 3: Free Introductory DVD

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip July 3, 2010 Question: Where on the Wire-Sculpture website is the Free Instructional DVD, with Dale Cougar Armstrong? -Dusty in Pierre, South Dakota Answer: Good question! For our beginning wire artists, you...

    • Posted July 2, 2010
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  • Daily Tip June 24: Wire Wrapping a Coin

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip June 24, 2010 Question: I would like to make a bracelet with my Indian Head nickel, but I cannot find a snapset that will fit. I was told it measures 21–but I...

    • Posted June 23, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip June 11: Pharaoh’s Ring Sizing

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip June 11, 2010 Question: I want to make a Pharaoh’s Ring using a 10mm x 8mm opal cabochon that I purchased from Wire-Sculpture, but I’m not sure of the sizing from the...

    • Posted June 10, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip: What Does Intarsia Mean?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I’m curious. You mentioned that cabs can be used for intarsia. To me, intarsia is a knitting term. What is intarsia when applied to jewelry making? Answer: Yes, the term “intarsia”...

    • Posted June 9, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip June 8: What is F-Length Wire?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip June 8, 2010 Question: What is F-length wire? I have found it in patterns in Dale’s Wirework book, but don’t know what it is. Thanks. Answer: I use “F length” wire in...

    • Posted June 7, 2010
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  • Intermediate DVD Series Release! – Jewelry Making Instructions

    Hi there, Wire Sculptors! You know I want to keep you updated whenever something new comes along here at Well, I’ve got some great news. In the last month, we’ve been filming, printing, and packaging our...

    • Posted March 30, 2010
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    Daily Wire Tip Dec. 27: Mixing Sterling Silver and Argentium

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip December 27, 2009 Question: I am running low on wire inventory, and can`t afford to buy more stock just yet.  I need to make some designs in all sterling. Can I make...

    • Posted December 27, 2009
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  • Love to wear rings? Learn how to make them!

    Do you love jewelry especially rings but just can't justify the time to search for what you really love nor want to spend the money for a designer to make you one? Well, do the next...

    • Posted October 30, 2009
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  • How to Become a Wire Jewelry Artist

    Talent of any kind is not innate but as a result of practicing an aptitude until a level of achievement demonstrates expertise - and hence then, is an artist born. The same can also be said...

    • Posted October 25, 2009
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  • Start Creating Wire Jewelry using a Pattern Supply Kit

    If you’re feeling the urge to make some wire jewelry and have never done it before, you’ll want your first project to be successful. I know when I first started I went out and bought all...

    • Posted October 6, 2009
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  • Just a Reminder to all of our Wire Jewelry Makers…

    We at Wire-Sculpture really care about the craft of wire jewelry making and those of you who work at it as a profession as well as those of you who just make jewelry for the love of...

    • Posted September 17, 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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