All posts tagged "wire jewelry design"

  • Wire Jewelry Resource April 4: Creating Color Schemes for Jewelry Making

    by Rose Marion, Wire-Sculpture.com 3 Tools to Help You Pick Color Schemes in Your Jewelry-Making Why does a jewelry artist need to pick out colors? You may say, well, I just pull out my bead tray and...

    • Posted April 4, 2012
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  • Daily Wire Tip Mar. 2: Crochet Wire Designs

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for March 2, 2011 Question: What is the best gauge wire to use for crocheting wire? I used a 26-gauge copper wire for a bracelet once, and it stretched out as I...

    • Posted March 1, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip: Wire Gauges for Chunky Rings

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: What gauge of sterling silver is best for wire wrapping rings? I want my rings to be a little chunky. -Alice in Denton, Texas Answer: Well Alice, the diameter of wire...

    • Posted November 24, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Nov. 21: Headpin Gauges

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for November 21, 2010 Question: When ordering headpins, I’ve stuck to 22-gauge as noted in several of your patterns. But there’s quite an array of available sizes from my supplier, from .025″...

    • Posted November 20, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Nov. 20: Rope Wire?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for November 20, 2010 Question: Dale, I have been seeing a wire that I’m having a hard time finding; it looks like twisted wire, but it is not. It appears like a...

    • Posted November 19, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip: Greater Spring in Argentium Silver Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I’m using 20-gauge round half hard ArgentiumĀ® Silver wire to make ear wires that go over the ear. I can’t get it to stay in shape, using the bracelet mandrel for...

    • Posted November 18, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Nov. 16: Wrapping a Metric Wrist

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for November 16, 2010 Question: I am making a classic wire bracelet with a stone in the middle. The bracelet is being made from 6 feet of 21-gauge square half hard sterling...

    • Posted November 15, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Nov. 7: Pendants with Detachable Bails

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for November 7, 2010 Question: Several of my customers have asked for pendants with a decorative “open bail” – one they can lift off the cord or chain to exchange pendants, rather...

    • Posted November 6, 2010
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