All posts tagged "jewelry making"

  • Wire Jewelry Forum: Jewelry Artists Competition

    by Narlene Allen, Wire Jewelry Inspiration for June 12, 2013 Fierce Competition! Today’s post is going to be more of a discussion topic – so join in the conversation! We love to hear from our readers!...

    • Posted June 12, 2013
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  • Daily Wire Tip August 1: Introducing Children to Wire Jewelry

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for August 1, 2011 Question: My daughter likes to design accessories, but can she use the same tools the adults use? Is there is another simple way for them to do it?...

    • Posted July 31, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 10: Organizing Beads for Easy Jewelry Making

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for May 10, 2011 Question: Dale, how do you organize your beads? I’m now doing it by color. Do you have any suggestions? -Ni in Columbus, Ohio Answer: The choice is up...

    • Posted May 9, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Aug. 7: What is Vermeil?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip August 7, 2010 Question: Could you tell me about vermeil? I have a bracelet that is marked 925 FAS and is gold in color. I was told it was vermeil–gold over silver....

    • Posted August 6, 2010
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  • Cool Anklets are HOT!

    by Dale “Cougar” Armstrong, A gentleman/student-friend of mine, Jack from New Jersey, sent me an email the other day, asking about anklets. You have all heard me say that a lot of my personal inspiration comes...

    • Posted August 3, 2010
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  • Daily Tip: Wrapping Tiny Cabs

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I recently acquired a collection of stones from a retiring silversmith. Many of the cabs are beautiful but tiny, including 4mm round, 6 x 8mm ovals, etc. I do have 24-gauge...

    • Posted June 20, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip June 7: Tape for Wire-Framing

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip June 07, 2010 Question: I am spending time in a town with no fabric store. Can you suggest another type of tape to use in wire-framing instead of the quilter’s tape? Thanks!...

    • Posted June 7, 2010
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  • How to Price Your Wire Jewelry

    Dale here again– I receive many emails and questions through our Tip of the Day program asking questions about pricing, so I decided to address them in this article. Please keep in mind that the following methods...

    • Posted May 24, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip March 15: How to Use Jewelers Rouge

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip March 15, 2010 Question: I received some jewelers rouge that was included in a jewelry-making starter kit I bought a while back.  Can you tell me how to use it correctly to...

    • Posted March 15, 2010
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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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  • Ready to Get Serious About your Jewelry Making Hobby?

    At some point in your wire jewelry making hobby you start to realize that you are good enough to “sell this stuff!” And then the next step is you’re going to have to take it seriously...

    • Posted September 18, 2009
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