All posts tagged "jump rings"

  • Earringtwist1
    Don’t Get Spooked!

    by Judy Ellis, Wire Jewelry Tip for October 31st, 2016 JOGS 2017 – Don’t Get Spooked! Happy Halloween!!! Don’t get spooked – just join us in Tucson! Today we continue with our introduction of our 2017...

    • Posted October 31, 2016
    • 0
  • The right & wrong way to open jump rings - Rebecca Rudaski,
    Working with Jump Rings

    by Judy Ellis, Wire Jewelry Tips July 17th, 2015 Working with Jump Rings by Rebecca Rudaski ©2012 Today’s we re-visit a great Tip is from Rebecca Rudaski, a chain maille artist. As a beginner to wire...

    • Posted July 17, 2015
    • 0
  • Wire Jewelry Resource: Jump Ring Measurements

    by Rose Marion, Wire Jewelry Resource for February 22, 2012 Some patterns call for jump rings measured in OD, some in ID. And many suppliers don’t label every jump ring with the Outer Diameter, Inner Diameter,...

    • Posted February 22, 2012
    • 4
  • Daily Wire Tip June 15: Tumbling Chain Maille Jewelry

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for June 15, 2011 Question: Should chain maille jewelry be tumbled? Is that to harden it so that the links don’t open? -Sue in Easton, Pennsylvania Answer: Hi Sue, many folks tumble...

    • Posted June 14, 2011
    • 6
  • Daily Wire Tip Apr. 12: Marking Round Nose Pliers

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for April 12, 2011 Question: In our jewelry business, I am the one that creates the jewelry, and my wife’s the one that wears and sells the jewelry. In one of your...

    • Posted April 11, 2011
    • 2
  • Daily Wire Tip Mar. 18: Premade or Handmade Jump Rings?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for March 18, 2011 Question: I am interested in making chain maille jewellery, and I see there are chain maille jump rings for sale. I can make my own jump rings out...

    • Posted March 17, 2011
    • 4
  • Daily Wire Tip Feb. 9: Flush Cutting Jump Rings

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for February 9, 2011 Question: What flush cutter would you recommend to use in making jump rings? Every one that I use has left the cuts pinched, not cut flat like the...

    • Posted February 8, 2011
    • 9
  • Daily Wire Tip Dec. 24: Jump Ring Measurements

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for December 24, 2010 Question: What gauge wire and temper are jump rings generally made of in a 4mm size? -Judy in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts Answer: Judy, the size of jump rings is...

    • Posted December 24, 2010
    • 8
  • Daily Wire Tip Nov. 8: Jewelers’ Saws and Jump Rings

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for November 8, 2010 Question: Hi Dale, to saw 20-gauge silver for jump rings, what gauge and type of saw and blade would you suggest? -Debbie in Nakusp, BC, Canada Answer: Good...

    • Posted November 7, 2010
    • 10
  • Daily Wire Tip Oct. 10: Cutting Jump Rings

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for October 10, 2010 Question: When cutting jump rings, how do you have a flat surface on both edges? Am I using the wrong type of cutter if one side is always...

    • Posted October 9, 2010
    • 12
  • Daily Wire Tip March 5: Difference Between Silver Plate and Sterling Silver

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip March 05, 2010 Question: I have made rings with sterling silver wire. In less a then a week all the silver was gone. I am having to replace the rings. The ring turns...

    • Posted March 5, 2010
    • 2
  • Daily Wire Tip Feb. 13: Best Way to Make Jump Rings

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip February 13, 2010 Question: I was wanting to know what is the best way to make jump rings, what tools would you suggest?  I have come across many and some quiet expensive, but...

    • Posted February 13, 2010
    • 2
  • Daily Wire Tip Feb. 3: Strengthening Jump Rings

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip February 03, 2010 Question: I made several sterling necklaces for Christmas, right away the  silver bail unwound that I made to fit the chain, and the silver jump rings came apart! Are there stronger...

    • Posted February 3, 2010
    • 1
  • Daily Wire Tip Jan. 28: Metal Jump Rings in a Tumbler

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip January 28, 2010 Question: What kind of media do I use in my new tumbler when working with metal pieces such as jump rings? Answer: For working with just metal like jump rings...

    • Posted January 28, 2010
    • 3