All posts tagged "wire jewelry"

  • Brenda Sigafoos – Contributing Wire Artist

    If you’re signed up for our Free Wire Jewelry Patterns, you may be seeing a pattern from Brenda Sigafoos soon! Artistic by nature, Brenda Sigafoos has been involved in about every aspect of arts and crafts since...

    • Posted December 12, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Oct. 18: Filigree Wire in Wirework

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for October 18, 2011 Question: What gauge and temper of wire is used for the intricate lacy curlicues commonly fill in the outlines of filigree components? -Shelly in Mililani, Hawaii Answer: Hi...

    • Posted October 17, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip June 1: What are Cold Connections?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for June 1, 2011 Question: What are cold connections, and how do I make them? -Marilyn in Westcliffe, Colorado Answer: Hello Marilyn, in the jewelry making industry, the term "cold connection" refers...

    • Posted May 31, 2011
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  • Finished Beads
    Daily Wire Tip May 30: Wire Jewelry to Make as You Sell

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for May 30, 2011 Question: Hi Dale, now that we are coming up on festival season, I’m looking for a few quick and beautiful projects that I can “make as you wait”...

    • Posted May 29, 2011
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    Daily Wire Tip May 11: Wire Jewelry Inspiration

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for May 11, 2011 Question: Thanks a million for all of your wonderful tips, solutions and educational material. I’ve been wire wrapping with Dale for over three years now and loving it!!...

    • Posted May 10, 2011
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    Daily Wire Tip Apr. 17: Is Fruit Quartz Really Quartz?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for April 17, 2011 Question: Hi Dale, I love that your instructional style is so clear and concise. It really helps me create an impressive first try! I read recently that fruit...

    • Posted April 16, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Apr. 8: Perfect Chain for Wire Jewelry

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for April 8, 2011 Question: I am having trouble deciding the correct-sized chain to purchase for my projects. Is there a standard or a rule of thumb I can refer to? -Dorothy...

    • Posted April 7, 2011
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    Daily Wire Tip Apr. 4: Gold Filled Jewelry Tags

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for April 4, 2011 Question: I have 14/20 gold filled wire, but cannot find a marking stamp for it. I want to mark it 14GF or 14/20, because I also sell gold...

    • Posted April 3, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip: A First Traditional Wire Wrapping Project

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: Hi Dale, I was wondering, as a beginner to your wire wrapping style, what kind of a project should I start with? What do you teach first to you students first?...

    • Posted February 27, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Feb. 21: Woven Wire Bracelet Technique

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for February 21, 2011 Question: Dale, my question has to do with woven weave bracelets. Have you, or will you, be doing a DVD on the subject? I have seen several, and...

    • Posted February 20, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Jan. 21: Wired Leaf Design

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for January 21, 2011 Question: I’m looking for a wire sculpted Leaf Pattern just with wire alone. I’ve scanned the websites and can’t seem to find anything. Would appreciate some information where...

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Cool Anklets are HOT!

    by Dale “Cougar” Armstrong, A gentleman/student-friend of mine, Jack from New Jersey, sent me an email the other day, asking about anklets. You have all heard me say that a lot of my personal inspiration comes...

    • Posted August 3, 2010
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  • Daily Tip June 15: What’s My Wire’s Circumference?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip June 15, 2010 Question: I want to use my Dremel rotary tool to twist wire. There is a chuck available that takes items with a circumference of 1/32 inch to 1/8 inch....

    • Posted June 14, 2010
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  • Lindi Schneck

    Thirty years ago Lindi received a Stained Glass Lamp Kit as a Christmas gift from her brother. Little did she conceive that she would one day start a stained glass business as a result, not to mention...

    • Posted February 17, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Feb. 15: Projects for 18G Copper Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip February 15, 2010 Question: I have purchased some copper wire which is 18 gauge and half round and half hard.  What sort of projects can I make with this product? Answer: Usually folks...

    • Posted February 15, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Jan. 29: Determining How Much Wire to Use

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip January 29, 2010 Question: I use a lot of irregular stones in my work and when I wrap with wire, I guess as to how much wire I will use. I have a...

    • Posted January 29, 2010
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