All posts tagged "snapset"

  • Daily Wire Tip Oct. 3: Wire Wrapping Several Small Gems

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for October 3, 2011 Question: I am a beginner at wire wrapping and I would like to know how to wrap a gem or stone that does not have any drilled holes...

    • Posted October 2, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip: Wire Wrapping 1-Carat Gemstones

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I recently purchased a parcel of faceted gemstones hoping they would be large enough to wire wrap. Unfortunately, they are all about 1 carat and below in size. What jewelry making...

    • Posted May 22, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Oct. 27: Snapsets and Ring Designs

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for October 27, 2010 Question: I would like to start making rings with snapsets in them to sell. I am interested in different designs, can you suggest an easy-to-understand book/DVD for me...

    • Posted October 26, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 13: Ordering a Snapset Online

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 13, 2010 Question: What’s the best way to measure a stone for a snapset setting if you are ordering the snapset on line? Answer: When ordering a snapset on line, order the...

    • Posted May 13, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip March 25: What is a Snapset?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip March 25, 2010 Question: What is a snapset? Answer: A ‘snapset’ is a metal jewelry finding that resembles a very shallow cup or bowl, with prongs. Snapsets are used to ‘snap’ or...

    • Posted March 25, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Feb. 21: Wire Size for Earrings

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip February 21, 2010 Question: I want to wirewrap small gemstones for earrings. What size wire would you use for 2mm, 4mm, 8mm, etc.?  Do you use the same size for all? Answer: To...

    • Posted February 21, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Jan. 20: Snapset Castings

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip January 20, 2010 Question: I have 5 and 7 mm round gemstones but can’t find that size in the snapset castings.  Will they fit in another size casting? Answer: We are actually in...

    • Posted January 20, 2010
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