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What is the mineral composition of unakite?

Unakite is an altered granite, composed of pink orthoclase feldspar, green epidote and generally colorless quartz.MaterialsResources

How do you attach beads to "illusion" cord?

Place a drop of G-S Hypo Cement on the cord where you want to place the bead, string the bead and then slide the bead down to its position on the...

How many inches long should I make bracelets?

The standard adult-sized bracelet is approximately 7 inches for women and 8 inches for men. If you don't know the wrist size of the person you are...

What thread do you use for bead crochet?

You have a couple of options:Silkon® Bonded nylon thread works well for crochet. Most beads string well onto this thread, which is a synthetic...

How do I make ''mobius'' links?

A mobius strip can be made using a flat strip of any flexible material, such as paper, ribbon, woven seed beads, knitted yarn, wire or thin metal....

How many 3mm beads are there to a 16-inch strand?

You will find approximately 133, 3mm beads per 16-inch strand.To determine how many beads will be on any particular strand, you can check the...

Is a size 11 seed bead the same size as a 2mm bead?

A size 11 seed bead is approximately 1.8mm in size. Here's a quick ''Seed Bead Sizes and Hole Sizes'' chart listing different seed bead sizes and...

How do you make shawl pins?

Shawl pins can be made using kilt pins, with or without loops, or large safety pins that have removable heads. Dress either of these two types of...

What is mica powder and what is it used for?

Mica is a phyllosilicate-type mineral that grows in the earth in crystal form and is abundant in many countries around the world. Mica has a wide...

How do I turn a pendant into a necklace?

Pendants can be added to the center portion of a necklace that has been strung on wire, incorporating the loop of the pendant into the pattern. They...

What is the average length for a man's necklace?

Men's necklaces generally start at 18 inches for a length slightly longer than a choker, then increase in size by 2-inch increments: 18 inches, 20...

Should I use a sealant on my finished piece using My Style Deco Art™ adhesive sheets?

No, a sealant would soften the edges of the facets, and the finished item would not be as sparkly.- Esther Pollock, Lead Jewelry Production...

How do you bend 16 or 18 gauge wire into a neckwire or choker?

Using a round cylindrical item (such as a coffee can) is a great way to get the round shape needed to create a neckwire or choker from gold-filled...

How do you put crimp beads on two pieces of cording?

We recommend using 2-strand crimp ends so each cord end has its own secure connection. A few other secure options include:Adding a cord tip or cord...

I have heard all about grow chains to add to bracelets. How do you make those and attach them? I am interested in adding them to my bracelets when I start making them soon. Thank you!

It sounds like you are referring to chain extenders. Chain extenders are a length of chain, usually 1-1/ 2 to 2 inches, containing a jumpring,...

I am seeing cabochons used with pictures and words and I want to use this style to make a 50th wedding anniversary piece for my mom. Is it just printer paper, is there a certain glue or mounting that has to be used?

Scale down words or images and print onto standard printer or copy paper. Place a clear glass cabochon over the image and trace around it. Note: If...

I make glass pendants. I would like to use some kind of black cord to make an easy to put on necklace. What do I need and how do I make it? Thanks

To make a quick and easy, corded necklace from which to hang a pendant, you might like leather cord or rubber cord. To finish either of these cords,...

What is the best glue to use to make brooches? Is there a book on making brooches, hat pins and kilt pins?

To determine the best glue to use for making a brooch, you will need to know what materials you are using and then compare them to the recommended...

I want to cover a dowel with beads. It is the top part of a beaded wall hanging. What stitch would work best? Thanks!

Tubular peyote stitch is perfect for covering a dowel rod. Using the same size of beads throughout, it makes a sturdy and uniform tube. Because the...

How can I keep large flat beads flat on my .019 beading wire? They rotate as I wear the necklace and it looks very unprofessional.

Place a drop of Loctite® 409 Gel adhesive inside the bead hole to secure it permanently to the Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire and...

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