All posts tagged "pearls"

  • Pearls: It’s a Cultural Thing!

    by Rose Marion, Today I want to share a few interesting facts about pearls. You see, I’m very interested in Victorian and Edwardian times, and I was reading the other day that it was during this...

    • Posted June 27, 2012
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  • Daily Wire Tip July 5: Large Hole Pearls for Wire Bracelets

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for July 5, 2011 Question: Dear Dale: Thank you for your clear teaching style; your directions are the best! I’ve been looking at the Pearl Link Bracelet video (one of the series...

    • Posted July 4, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Jan. 13: Large Hole Pearls for Necklaces

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for January 13, 2011 Question: I would like to use pearls to make a leather knotted necklace. Where would I find pearls that I could use? -Judy in Monroe, Louisiana Answer: Hi...

    • Posted January 12, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Aug. 9: Proper Care of Pearls and Opals

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip August 9, 2010 Question: What does “dehydrated” mean when it comes to certain types of semi-precious stones and pearls? -Lorraine in Alamosa, Colorado Answer: The pearl is one of my favorite gemstones,...

    • Posted August 8, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip July 17: Hardening Wire Wound with Pearls

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip July 17, 2010 Question: I do a lot of wirewrap in making my necklaces. I want to harden the wraps, but am afraid of tumbling because most of my necklaces have glass,...

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 28: Enlarging the Holes in Pearls

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 28, 2010 Question: I want to start working in pearls but the holes are too small for the application I want, how do you enlarge the holes in pearls without breaking them?...

    • Posted May 28, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip April 4: Wrapping Pearls onto a Hair Grip

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip April 04, 2010 Question: I want to wire wrap pearls onto hair grips and have attempted this with 22g wire. However, it snaps and looks too chunky and untidy. Do you have any...

    • Posted April 4, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip March 24: Scratched Pearls

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip March 24, 2010 Question: I used an osmena pearl to make a ring which turned out really pretty but somehow I put a scratch on it.  Is there something that I can...

    • Posted March 24, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Jan. 27: Restringing Pearls

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip January 27, 2010 Question: What type of material should I use to restring pearls? Answer: Although some folks like to use synthetic materials, it is my opinion that pearls (especially nice ones) need...

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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