All posts tagged "wire wrapping"

  • Video Tip on Rescuing Wire from!

    Have you ever been wrapping along, when suddenly your pliers take a wrong turn? Or maybe you started a pattern, but it didn’t turn out right. There has to be a way to save this wire! Dale...

    • Posted May 10, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Feb. 28: Achieving a High Polish on Your Stones

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip February 28, 2010 Question: I like to form my own cabochons and free form pieces for wire wrapping. I seem to be having trouble getting the high polish I would like to have...

    • Posted February 28, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Feb. 26: Keeping Square Wire Straight and Flat

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip February 26, 2010 Question: I am new to wire wrapping and would like to know how to keep multiple strands of square wire all straight and flat when adding your half round wraps when...

    • Posted February 26, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Feb. 22: Where to Place Wraps on Free-Form Pieces

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip February 22, 2010 Question: When wire-wrapping, how do you decide where to put the wraps, especially on a free-form piece? Answer: In my opinion, the easiest way to decide where to place the...

    • Posted February 22, 2010
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  • Inspiration Comes From Everywhere and Every Thing!

    I’ve presented the title to this article as a quote because it has been my email ‘signature line’ for more than a year, to answer to the question I am most often asked: “Where does your inspiration...

    • Posted February 17, 2010
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  • Wire Jewelry Display & Booth Ideas

    By Dale Armstrong – I guess the best way to talk about this subject is to tell you my story. While I was working at a restaurant I began selling my jewelry to co-workers. A well-known artist,...

    • Posted February 17, 2010
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  • February Gemshows in Tucson 2010

    I hope you enjoy reading this article about our past experiences in Tucson, Arizona. But we can’t wait to see you at the upcoming Tucson 2013 Shows: specifically, the JOGS Show, where the Wire-Sculpture and crew...

    • Posted February 17, 2010
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    A Few Words About Copper

    Copper is a heavy, chemical element found naturally in the earth and has a ‘soft’ hardness of 2.5 on the Mohs hardness scale, (talc is #1 as softest and hardest diamond is #10). Copper is almost indestructible...

    • Posted February 17, 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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  • Daily Wire Tip Jan. 18: Wire Wrapping Eye Pins

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip January 18, 2010 Question: Wire wrapping is completely new to me.  I think what I need to know about would be considered wire wrapping.  I am using eye pins.  I have seen that...

    • Posted January 18, 2010
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    Daily Wire Tip Dec. 8: Where to Buy Copper or Brass Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip December 8, 2009 Question: Where can one find 16-20 gauge copper or brass wire? Answer: We actually have several tempers of both copper and yellow brass wire in the larger sizes you...

    • Posted December 7, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 19: Uses for Scrap Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 19, 2009 Question: Your Tip of the Day states you can always find a use for 1` – 2` pieces of half round wire.  I haven`t figured our a use for...

    • Posted November 19, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 18: Red Ruby Quartz

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 18, 2009 Question: Are Red Ruby Quartz just man made glass beads, and will they stain the clothes? Answer: I am so glad you asked this question, as a few friends...

    • Posted November 18, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 11: Starting Position of Wrap

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 11, 2009 Question: Hi, when wrapping the shank or a ring, do you have to always start the wrap in the middle or can you start on either side working down...

    • Posted November 11, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 5: Converting Pierced Earrings to Clip-Ons

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 5, 2009 Question: A friend of mine has a nice pair of gold pierced earrings. She wants to know if they can be made into clip-ons. If so, how would I...

    • Posted November 5, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Nov. 1: How Much Length is Lost When Twisting Wire?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip November 1, 2009 Question: How much of the length of the wire is lost when it is twisted? Should it be twisted before measuring for the project? Answer: Based on my personal...

    • Posted November 1, 2009
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