All posts tagged "Jewelry Making Wire"

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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 11: Starting Position of Wrap

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 11, 2009 Question: Hi, when wrapping the shank or a ring, do you have to always start the wrap in the middle or can you start on either side working down...

    • Posted November 11, 2009
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  • Daily Wire Tip Nov. 10: What is the Purpose of a Draw Plate?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 10, 2009 Question: Could you please explain what the purpose of a draw plate is? Answer: A ‘draw plate’ is a type of die that is used to either reshape or...

    • Posted November 10, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 6: Planning Wire Length

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 6, 2009 Question: Can you tell me the basic rule for how to add to your wire if you were making a bracelet for a 7 1/2` inch wrist? Answer: I...

    • Posted November 6, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 5: Converting Pierced Earrings to Clip-Ons

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 5, 2009 Question: A friend of mine has a nice pair of gold pierced earrings. She wants to know if they can be made into clip-ons. If so, how would I...

    • Posted November 5, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 3: Wire Twisting Techniques

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 3, 2009 Question: I need hints on twisting wire. How long a piece can you twist in a pin vise? It is it better to twist long or short pieces? When...

    • Posted November 3, 2009
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    Storing Small Supplies For Travel

    Storing Small Supplies for Travel By: Sherrie Lingerfelt If you are looking for a few  supplies to help with your travel, make sure to visit our Tools for great ideas! This video requires Adobe Flash player. If...

    • Posted November 2, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 1: How Much Length is Lost When Twisting Wire?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 1, 2009 Question: How much of the length of the wire is lost when it is twisted? Should it be twisted before measuring for the project? Answer: Based on my personal...

    • Posted November 1, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Oct. 31: Will a Small Dremel Twist Wire?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 31, 2009 Happy Halloween! Question: Can I use a small dremel to twist the wire? Answer: About all of my experiments in using a dremel to twist wire have ended sadly....

    • Posted October 31, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Oct. 30: Does Copper Wire Have Arsenic?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 30, 2009 Question: I just saw an ad saying that copper wire has arsenic and is very deadly. Then I read that copper has a healing feature for arthritic conditions. Which...

    • Posted October 30, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Oct. 28: Wrapping Fossils

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 28, 2009 Question: While in Rockport, Massachusetts, I found an ammonite fossil sliced in half and I would like to wrap them into a pendant together either side by side or...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip: Sterling Silver and Fresh Water Pearls

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I want to use some fresh water pearls with sterling silver.  Will the aging of the silver damage the pearls? Answer: No, silver tarnish will not harm fresh water pearls. Time...

    • Posted October 27, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Oct. 21: Is Copper or Brass Wire Better for Practicing?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 21, 2009 Question: I just ordered copper wire to practice with using Dale Armstrong’s new book.  I am so excited but hope that I ordered the correct wire.  Is it better...

    • Posted October 21, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Oct. 18: How Do I Secure the Ends of My Jewelry?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 18, 2009 Question: When doing a wrap, your wire wrapping book says to “secure the ends”.  How do I do that? Answer: Without knowing which pattern you are referring to, I...

    • Posted October 18, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tips Oct. 16: Can You Use Soft Wire to Set a Cabochon?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 16, 2009 Question: Is there anything wrong with using dead soft wire to set a cabochon ? Answer: In my opinion, there is nothing `wrong` about using whatever temper of wire...

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Oct. 14: Wrapping a Larger Stone

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 14, 2009 Question: I bought a green Sapphire 18mm trillion cut.  How can I go about wrapping a stone this large to look nice?  I tried once and what a mess....

    • Posted October 14, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Oct. 11: Ionic Jewelry Cleaner

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 11, 2009 Question: I have an ionic jewelry cleaner and when I use it for my sterling silver jewelry I get black marks on the silver. Is there anything I can...

    • Posted October 11, 2009
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