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What thread do you use for bead crochet?

You have a couple of options: works well for crochet. Most beads string well onto this thread, which is a synthetic material that drapes and knots...

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 padparadscha and how is it pronounced?

Padparadscha is pronounced "pad-pa-rod-sha." Padparadscha is a pinkish-orange to orangy-pink colored stone in the sapphire or corundum family of...

How do you attach beads to "illusion" cord?

Place a drop of on the cord where you want to place the bead, string the bead and then slide the bead down to its position on the cord. Let the bead...

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...

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 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....

What type of clasp should be used with natural silk cord?

Any type of clasp that can accommodate the diameter of your silk cording is a good match. From there, it is best to choose a clasp that suits the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

What is the strongest and thinnest gold or gold-filled wire I can use on 1.2mm gold-filled chain. I use it to attach the clasp to each end. Thank you. I love your company...

For a 1.2mm gold-filled chain, you will want the thickest wire that will easily thread through the last link. A length of 26-gauge, gold-filled...

I have several art glass beads shaped like yo-yos with no holes. How can I incorporate them into a strand of beads?

Wire wrapping is a great way to incorporate items without holes into strung jewelry projects. Wire wrapping a bead is a freeform technique that...

I would like to make some crystal and cubic zirconia earrings. I can't find the ones with holes or any examples.

Cubic zirconia beads and drops are available in a wide variety of colors and can be used just like any other beads and drops.There are also earring...

I'm looking for a good chain in which to attach charms and beads. What is a good one?

A finished chain with large links, 4mm links or larger, is perfect for making a charm bracelet or necklace. To these "blanks" you can simply attach...

I see many jewelry designers selling altered art charm bracelets and would like to try making some myself. Any idea of how to make the charms?

Omni-Gelâ„¢ photo-transfer liquid is a great way to achieve the same effect and look of the ever-popular altered art charms and pendants. Omni-Gel is a...

I am new to beading and struggle with understanding bead sizes--especially as I look at websites like Fire Mountain and see beads I like. I haven't been able to find a good size chart to use. Can you recommend one?

Check out these quick-and-easy size charts:This chart shows the sizes and shapes of most common faceted stones. Available as a downloadable,...

I have a lovely and unusual shark's tooth. I have been looking everywhere for directions to use it in a necklace and haven't been able to find anything.

If this item is undrilled, the best way to turn it into a pendant is by wire wrapping it to create a pendant. Or, if you don't mind altering the...

I purchased the pearl donuts with the middle hole off-center. I want to make pendant necklaces, but can't come up with a design. Any suggestions, please?

You can turn a donut component into a pendant with a wide selection of donut bails. They're available in sterling silver, copper, brass and gold- and...

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