All posts tagged "wire jewelry"

  • Vivitar
    Daily Wire Tip Oct. 18: How Do I Secure the Ends of My Jewelry?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 18, 2009 Question: When doing a wrap, your wire wrapping book says to “secure the ends”.  How do I do that? Answer: Without knowing which pattern you are referring to, I...

    • Posted October 18, 2009
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  • Finished jewelry pieces for sale at JOGS in Tucson
    Daily Wire Tip: Which Wire Pieces Should I Take to a Show?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: How do you decide which one-of-a-kind items to put for sale on the internet and which ones to take to a show? I`m afraid if I take something to a show...

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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  • Make Your Holiday Gifts – Wire Jewelry

    The holidays are quickly approaching and each of us has a long list of gift items to buy over the next couple of months! How about looking into the fun craft of wire jewelry making and...

    • Posted October 15, 2009
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  • Baltic Amber Earrings by Dale Cougar Armstrong
    Let`s Talk about Amber!

    Gem Talk: Talking about Amber By: Dale “Cougar” Armstrong   This video requires Adobe Flash player. If you don’t already have Flash Player, click here to install it in under a minute for FREE! To View Our...

    • Posted October 12, 2009
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  • category121
    Daily Wire Tip Oct. 10: Chinese Donut

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 10, 2009 Question: How to you figure out how much wire to use when wrapping a Chinese donut?  Is there a formula taking into consideration the size of the donut? Answer:...

    • Posted October 10, 2009
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  • Make Your Own Jewelry to Match Whatever!

    Do you love jewelry and wish you could make your own? Do you often search for pieces of jewelry to match what you like but have a hard time finding the right shape or color?...

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Oct. 8: Taking Photographs of Your Jewelry

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 8, 2009 Question: Can you give me some tips for taking pictures? Answer: Wire-Sculpture has a great new article on our jewelry making blog with some cool info that may help...

    • Posted October 8, 2009
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  • Carnelian Chainmaille Bracelet by JMG Creations
    Daily Wire Tip Oct. 6: How Do I Make Chain Wire?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 6, 2009 Question: How do I make chain wire and what gauge of wire should I use? Answer: Chain links can be made using both round and square wire, however round...

    • Posted October 7, 2009
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  • gold_wire
    Daily Wire Tip Oct. 3: What is Rolled Gold Wire?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 3, 2009 Question: What is rolled gold wire? Does it hold up better than any of the products Ive used before or does it fade like gold plate? Eventually, I`d like...

    • Posted October 3, 2009
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  • Daily Wire Tip Sept. 29: Can I Twist Gold Filled Wire?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip September 29, 2009 Question: Can I twist gold filled wire without damaging it? Answer: Yes, you can twist individual strands or combination of gold-filled wire with no resulting damage. Answer contributed by...

    • Posted September 29, 2009
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  • Daily Wire Tip Sept. 26: Choosing Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip September 26, 2009 Question: What is the rule of thumb for uses of gauges, temper of wire? Most projects I see recommend half-hard wire. Answer: As the artist and creator, you are...

    • Posted September 27, 2009
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  • fishhookearring1
    Daily Wire Tip Sept. 23: French Hooks

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip September 23, 2009 Question: Could I use silver-plated and/or gold-plated headpins or eye pins to make french hooks? Answer: Although plated wire can be used to make anything, personally I do not...

    • Posted September 23, 2009
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  • Automatic Wire Twister
    Daily Wire Tip Sept. 22: All About Soft Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip September 22, 2009 Question: I have been working with wire for more than 25 years, and have used many gauges, usually in half hard. However, sometimes I get more soft wire than...

    • Posted September 22, 2009
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  • Gold Wire
    Daily Wire Tip Sept. 18: What`s the Difference Between 21 and 22 Gauge Wire?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip September 18, 2009 Question: I noticed that you offer 21 gauge wire and 22 gauge wire.  Is there that much of a difference and could they be interchanged? Answer: In my opinion,...

    • Posted September 18, 2009
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  • Just a Reminder to all of our Wire Jewelry Makers…

    We at Wire-Sculpture really care about the craft of wire jewelry making and those of you who work at it as a profession as well as those of you who just make jewelry for the love of...

    • Posted September 17, 2009
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  • Wire Jewelry Contest Winner Determined!

    September 15, 2009—Salt Lake City, UT. has announced the winner of their 2009 “Inspired Druzy” Jewelry Contest by naming Ms. Rhonda Chase, with her piece entitled “Crystal Cave,” the Grand Prize Winner. As...

    • Posted September 15, 2009
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