All posts tagged "size"

  • 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
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  • Daily Wire Tip Mar. 13: One Jump Ring Gauge to Rule Them All?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for March 13, 2011 Question: What gauge wire is best for jump rings for chain maille designs? -Linda in Alum Creek, West Virginia Answer: I am sorry to tell you, Linda, that...

    • Posted March 12, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Jan. 26: Adjusting Patterns to Fit Stones

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for January 26, 2011 Question: Dale, how do I know how much to adjust measurements and wire when the stone is not the same size or shape when following one of your...

    • Posted January 25, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip: Working with Inches and Millimeters

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I am new to the wire jewelry world. All the sizes of the stones, crystals etc. are in mm. Is there a chart on how to convert millimeters to centimeters and...

    • Posted January 11, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Nov. 22: Intro to Gauges

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for November 22, 2010 Question: As a beginner, I would like to know the right gauge of wire I should practice with. I have been shown in 24 and 22-gauge copper to...

    • Posted November 21, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip June 6: Ring Sizing

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip June 06, 2010 Question: I am still learning and am having trouble sizing the rings properly.  They always come out larger than what I am attempting to create.  I have purchased a few...

    • Posted June 6, 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 May 5: Pharaoh Ring Cabochon

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 05, 2010 Question: I’ve tried doing your wonderful Pharaoh’s Ring dvd but my cab always ends up under the side wraps so it leaves the decorative sides of the ring peeking about...

    • Posted May 5, 2010
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