All posts tagged "wire"

  • Daily Wire Tip May 23: Measuring for a Bracelet

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 23, 2010 Question: When making a wire bracelet how do you measure to determine how long to make it? Answer: Well, the length of the bracelet depends on why you are making...

    • Posted May 23, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip: Removing Marker Measurement Marks

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I love making your unisex wire bracelet along with all the other projects I have seen.  My question is how do you get rid of the permanent marks that you make...

    • Posted May 22, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 21: When to Use 4 1/2″ Flat Nose Prong Making Pliers

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 21, 2010 Question: I recently bought a pair of 4 1/2 Inch Flat Nose Prong Making Pliers 1mm and would like to know how to use them. I can’t seem to find...

    • Posted May 21, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 20: Should I Use WD-40 to Prevent Tarnishing?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 20, 2010 Question: There is an email circulating which claims that WD-40 will keep silver from tarnishing.  Is that true?  If so, how is it used to stop the tarnish? Answer: As...

    • Posted May 20, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 18: When to Use Dead Soft Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 18, 2010 Question: I have seen confusing information on what type of wire to use for various projects.  Could you tell me when it is best to use dead soft wire?  For...

    • Posted May 18, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 17: Bails on Wrapped Pendants

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 17, 2010 Question: I have the most trouble making bails on my wrapped pendants.  They are often too thick at the base or unstable and I never know what to do with...

    • Posted May 17, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 16: How to Keep From Scratching Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 16, 2010 Question: I can’t seem to keep from scratching or nicking the wire when I wrap.  I have very shaky hands, but I refuse to give up.  Would a nylon tip...

    • Posted May 16, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 15: Working From the Coil

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 15, 2010 Question: How do I make long earring wires from bulk lengths of sterling wire?  What gauge and how do you get smooth ends? Answer: I am thinking that you are...

    • Posted May 15, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 12: Hammered Dangle for Earrings or Necklace

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 12, 2010 Question: I’m new to making jewelry with wire and am trying to learn all I can. Your tips are great! What gauge and temper wire would I use to create...

    • Posted May 12, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip: Wire Jewelry Tool Care

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I’m just getting started in wire jewelry and have a selection of beautiful new (and expensive) tools.  Can you give me some tips for keeping my tools in prime condition? Answer:...

    • Posted May 11, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 10: Fabric Covered Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 10, 2010 Question: I have been unable to locate a fabric type covered stiff wire in bright colors that holds its shape.  I want to make necklaces with only a few beads....

    • Posted May 10, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 9: Wrapping Long Lengths of Fine Gauge Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 09, 2010 Question: Do you have any tips for wrapping with long lengths of fine gauge wire? I find it keeps twisting and breaking. Answer: As you didn’t mention if the wire...

    • Posted May 9, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 6: How to Wrap a Broken Cabochon

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 06, 2010 Question: While finishing wrapping a cabochon the very side edge of the stone broke off.  Is there any way I can still wrap this stone and cover the raw edge,...

    • Posted May 6, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 5: Pharaoh Ring Cabochon

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 05, 2010 Question: I’ve tried doing your wonderful Pharaoh’s Ring dvd but my cab always ends up under the side wraps so it leaves the decorative sides of the ring peeking about...

    • Posted May 5, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 1: Pin Vise

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 01, 2010 Question: I bought the pin vise that is featured in wire-sculpture.com. Is this the same one that Cougar uses on her DVD’s from Jewelry Television?  It does not look like...

    • Posted May 1, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip: How to Shape a Bracelet

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I make plain wire (1/2 hard) and twisted wire (dead soft) bangles from both Sterling and Gold-filled square wire. The wrapping goes fine (with 18-gauge half round) but forming the bangle...

    • Posted April 28, 2010
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