All posts tagged "wire wrapping"

  • Love to wear rings? Learn how to make them!

    Do you love jewelry especially rings but just can't justify the time to search for what you really love nor want to spend the money for a designer to make you one? Well, do the next...

    • Posted October 30, 2009
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  • Learn from the Best – Dale “Cougar” Armstrong

    New high quality DVD's have been released with Dale "Cougar" Armstrong as the Instructor - teaching all of us her secrets about wire jewelry making. Order one by one or by the bundle - you can't...

    • Posted October 27, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Oct. 20: What Size of Wire is Best for 4mm Beads?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 20, 2009 Question: I want to buy the 4 mm sterling silver sparkle bead with 1.3 mm hole, what size of wire sterling silver gauge should I get?  How do I...

    • Posted October 20, 2009
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    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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  • Daily Wire Tip Oct. 17: What Type of Wire Should Be Used To Make Necklace Clasps?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 17, 2009 Question: I would like to make the clasps for necklace in sterling silver.  What type of wire would be most appropriate? Answer: The most often used wire shape to...

    • Posted October 17, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tips Oct. 16: Can You Use Soft Wire to Set a Cabochon?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 16, 2009 Question: Is there anything wrong with using dead soft wire to set a cabochon ? Answer: In my opinion, there is nothing `wrong` about using whatever temper of wire...

    • Posted October 16, 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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    Daily Wire Tip Oct. 14: Wrapping a Larger Stone

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 14, 2009 Question: I bought a green Sapphire 18mm trillion cut.  How can I go about wrapping a stone this large to look nice?  I tried once and what a mess....

    • Posted October 14, 2009
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    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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  • Baltic Amber Earrings by Dale Cougar Armstrong
    Daily Wire Tip Oct. 1: Preventing Kinks When Shaping Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip October 1, 2009 Question: Any tips for preventing kinks when shaping wire? Answer: The best advice I can give to avoid `making kinks` when shaping wire, is not to force the wire!...

    • Posted October 1, 2009
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    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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  • Gold and Silver Wire
    Straightening Your Jewelry Wire

    Straightening Your Jewelry Wire By: Dale “Cougar” Armstrong To View Our Large Selection of Instructional DVDs – Click Here

    • Posted September 21, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Sept. 20: Questions for Beginners

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip September 20, 2009 Question: I am new to wire jewelry.  I am interested in “wrapping” odd shaped stones.  Would stainless wire be best?  If not, what would you use?  Which gauge do...

    • Posted September 20, 2009
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    Daily Wire Tip Sept. 19: Adhesive for Ivory

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip September 19, 2009 Question: I have an ivory piece that has broken. Can you recommend an adhesive that will not damage the ivory? Answer: For accurate answers to certain questions I often...

    • Posted September 19, 2009
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    The Spiral Jetty

    Wire-Sculpture’s Side Trip Adventure! For Inspiration and Education Over the past several months I have spent quite a lot of time in Utah, most of it between the Wire-Sculpture offices and warehouse. As a serious rockhound and...

    • Posted August 17, 2009
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    American Wire Gauge

    How is wire gauged? Since 1857, the United States has been using a standard system in measuring the diameter of wire. This system is known as American Wire Gauge (AWG), or the Brown & Sharp (B&S) gauge,...

    • Posted April 3, 2009
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