All posts tagged "Jewelry Making Wire"

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    Daily Wire Tip Oct. 10: Chinese Donut

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 10, 2009 Question: How to you figure out how much wire to use when wrapping a Chinese donut?  Is there a formula taking into consideration the size of the donut? Answer:...

    • Posted October 10, 2009
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  • Daily Wire Tip Oct. 9: How Do You Weave Wire?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 9, 2009 Question: How do you weave wire? Answer: Weaving wire is a wonderful style of wire jewelry design that most often uses round wire and sometimes combines sheet metal and...

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Oct. 7: Wrapping a Very Small Cabochon

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 7, 2009 Question: What gauge and temper wire could be used to wrap a very small cabochon, to maybe set in a ring? Answer: Most wire ring designs incorporate the stone...

    • Posted October 7, 2009
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  • Carnelian Chainmaille Bracelet by JMG Creations
    Daily Wire Tip Oct. 6: How Do I Make Chain Wire?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 6, 2009 Question: How do I make chain wire and what gauge of wire should I use? Answer: Chain links can be made using both round and square wire, however round...

    • Posted October 7, 2009
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  • Daily Wire Tip Oct. 4: Gold Wire from Wire-Sculpture

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 4, 2009 Question: I have purchased gold filled wire from your company, would it be considered 10kt or 12kt? My customers are asking me and I don’t know what to tell...

    • Posted October 4, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Oct. 3: What is Rolled Gold Wire?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 3, 2009 Question: What is rolled gold wire? Does it hold up better than any of the products Ive used before or does it fade like gold plate? Eventually, I`d like...

    • Posted October 3, 2009
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  • Baltic Amber Earrings by Dale Cougar Armstrong
    Daily Wire Tip Oct. 1: Preventing Kinks When Shaping Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 1, 2009 Question: Any tips for preventing kinks when shaping wire? Answer: The best advice I can give to avoid `making kinks` when shaping wire, is not to force the wire!...

    • Posted October 1, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Sept. 26: Ring Mandrel

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip September 26, 2009 Question: Is it necessary to have a steel ring mandrel? I have a  black plastic one and the wire seems to slip. Would this happen with a steel one?...

    • Posted September 26, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Sept. 25: Tucking Wire Ends

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip September 25, 2009 Question: My problem is when I go to finish off a piece, I have to tuck the ends down.  Is there a secret to the tucking of the ends?...

    • Posted September 25, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Sept. 24: How to Use Bail Making Pliers

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip September 24, 2009 Question: How do I use bail making pliers? Answer: Bail making pliers are simply pliers whose jaws are cylindrical in shape and usually two different and ungraduated sizes. Although...

    • Posted September 24, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Sept. 23: French Hooks

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip September 23, 2009 Question: Could I use silver-plated and/or gold-plated headpins or eye pins to make french hooks? Answer: Although plated wire can be used to make anything, personally I do not...

    • Posted September 23, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Sept. 22: All About Soft Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip September 22, 2009 Question: I have been working with wire for more than 25 years, and have used many gauges, usually in half hard. However, sometimes I get more soft wire than...

    • Posted September 22, 2009
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    Straightening Your Jewelry Wire

    Straightening Your Jewelry Wire By: Dale “Cougar” Armstrong To View Our Large Selection of Instructional DVDs – Click Here

    • Posted September 21, 2009
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    Extremely Easy Ways to Twist Jewelry Wire

    Discover two extremely easy methods to twist your jewelry wire - and get the perfect twist to compliment your unique piece of jewelry!

    • Posted September 15, 2009
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    Finding Inspiration for Your Next Jewelry Project

    Join Dale "Cougar" Armstrong as she takes a short side trip to the Spiral Jetty in Salt Lake City, Utah and demonstrates that finding inspiration for your next jewelry project is much easier than you think!

    • Posted September 15, 2009
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    Creating an Independent Bail

    Learn a simple and efficient way to create a beautiful independent bail for your next jewelry project!

    • Posted September 15, 2009
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