All posts tagged "Jewelry Making Wire"

  • Daily Wire Tip Dec. 19: Which Wire Should I Use to Make My First Bracelet?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip December 19, 2009 Question: I’m a little confused about the best gauge to use to make wire sculpted bracelets.  Your CDs state 21-24 GA half round half-hard, other books say start with...

    • Posted December 19, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Dec. 15: Pricing Jewelry Made with Gold Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip December 15, 2009 Question: I bought wire at $800/oz.  Now it is over $1100.  Should I reprice all my gold pendants to offset the price of gold wire I will need to...

    • Posted December 15, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Dec. 10: What is Niobium Wire?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip December 10, 2009 Question: I have found a bracelet that calls for coiled niobium wire. What is niobium wire? Does it come coiled? And if not, is it hard to coil? Answer:...

    • Posted December 10, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Dec. 8: Where to Buy Copper or Brass Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip December 8, 2009 Question: Where can one find 16-20 gauge copper or brass wire? Answer: We actually have several tempers of both copper and yellow brass wire in the larger sizes you...

    • Posted December 7, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Dec. 6: Bending Silver Pattern Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip December 6, 2009 Question: What is the best way to bend silver patterned wire?  I want to make bails from the 5 mm wire, but it is very hard to bend.  Is...

    • Posted December 6, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Dec. 4: Protecting Copper from Tarnishing

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip December 4, 2009 Question: I just completed making a wire bracelet with bronzite beads.  I used copper for the wire because it matched the color of the beads better than either silver...

    • Posted December 4, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Dec. 1: Working with Small Jump Rings

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: How on earth do you work with those tiny jump rings? Is there a special tool? Answer: Most of us use two pair of needle-nose, chain-nose pliers when working with very...

    • Posted December 1, 2009
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    Gift Giving Ideas for the Women in Your Life

    In case you don’t know or don’t remember, women love jewelry – jewelry of any kind. Some women even like to create their own jewelry. That’s why giving the gift of wire jewelry making supplies...

    • Posted November 30, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 28: What is Tibetan Silver?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: What is Tibetan Silver?  Is this another name for silver plated? Answer: Honestly I had never heard of ‘Tibetan’ silver when referring to my medium of wire, so I did some...

    • Posted November 28, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 26: Red Rouge

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: Why should I use, and what is the proper way to use, “red rouge”? Answer: Personally I do not use red rouge, but I know a lot of folks who do...

    • Posted November 26, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 21: What’s the Average Size for Bracelets?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 21, 2009 Question: What would be an average size bracelet?  If I were making bracelets for a future show, would I need a variety of sizes and what would they be?...

    • Posted November 21, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 20: Does Gold Filled Wire Come in 18kt?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 20, 2009 Question: Does gold filled wire come in 18kt? If yes, can you recommend where this can be purchased? Answer: After doing some extensive research, the only 18kt gold-filled wire...

    • Posted November 20, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 19: Uses for Scrap Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 19, 2009 Question: Your Tip of the Day states you can always find a use for 1` – 2` pieces of half round wire.  I haven`t figured our a use for...

    • Posted November 19, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 17: Difference Between 14kt Gold and Gold-Filled Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 17, 2009 Question: I have both 14kt gold and gold-filled wire in my inventory.  Is there an easy way to tell the difference? Answer: Without using a gold tester, which is...

    • Posted November 17, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 15: How to Prevent Tarnish

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 15, 2009 Question: What can I use to prevent tarnish resistant wire from turning color? Answer: Any wire can be kept clean for long periods of time, by storing it in...

    • Posted November 15, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 13: Spring Hard Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 13, 2009 Question: I was preparing to make a wire pendant and was reviewing the necessary pieces of wire I would need. The list called for a 21 gauge #8 spring-hard...

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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