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Aluminum Jumprings

Tammy Honaman, expert jewelry maker, explains the benefits of aluminum jumprings and the wide range of sizes and colors available at Fire Mountain Gems and Beads in this jewelry-making product show-and-tell.

Kato Polyclay™ - The Skinner Blend Technique

Named after Judith Skinner, the creator of this technique, the Skinner Blend technique has revolutionized the process of blending colors. The first few times you practice this technique it is good to choose colors that mix well together: yellow and...

Sterling Silver-Filled Jumprings

Learn how sterling silver-filled wire and jumprings are made, as well as the available selection of jumprings made from this jewelry wire available at Fire Mountain Gems and Beads in this product show-and-tell.

Oh! Rings™

Learn all about Oh! Ring™ silicone components that are often considered a non-traditional jumpring since they don’t have a seam, including the beautiful saturated colors available and some uses such as stretchy chainmaille.

Secrets to Finishing with Bead Ends

See how to use a half-drilled bead end to finish memory wire ends in this quick-and-easy jewelry-making tutorial led by expert jewelry maker and instructor Tammy Honaman.

Creating a Sheet of Kato Polyclay™ Clear Medium Liquid

Art Clay® Fundamentals Video

Learn tips from jewelry-making expert Tammy Honaman for working with Art Clay®, including the tools you’ll want to use for creating, finishing and firing this jewelry metal clay.

Secrets to Crimping with Crimp Tubes

Finish beading wire securely and professionally with crimp tubes. Expert jewelry maker and instructor Tammy Honaman shows how to use crimp tubes for adding clasps directly to the end of your strung jewelry design.

Niobium Jumprings

Anodized niobium jumprings are an ideal jewelry-making finding because they are naturally hypoallergenic. Tammy Honaman explains more about this metal as well as jumpring size and color range available at Fire Mountain Gems and Beads.

Plated Jumprings

Take it from expert jewelry maker Tammy Honaman, jumprings are a handy little jewelry finding for connecting components. Learn about the plated metal jumpring options available at Fire Mountain Gems and Beads.

Making a Wrapped Loop and Double-Wrapped Loop

Use the double wrapped-loop technique to attach a pendant or charm to a soldered loop on a chain for a secure finish. Link double wrapped loops together to create your own chain then finish with your choice of clasp.

Secrets to a Wrapped Loop

Learn how to make the perfect wrapped loop for creating secure and professional drops or connections in jewelry designs. Expert jewelry maker Tammy Honaman walks you through the steps of this basic jewelry-making technique.

Using Spacer Bars in Multi-Strand Designs

Assess the length your design will be. Subtract the length the spacer bars and the clasp will add to your design and then figure out how big each section of beads will be in between the spacer bars and the clasp.

Sawing Metal

When using a jeweler's saw and saw blade, avoid pushing the blade against the metal being cut; it will catch and snag, possibly breaking the blade. Using a gentle up and down motion, let the teeth of the saw blade do the work of cutting the metal.

Polymer Clay Mica-Shift Technique

Oval Jumprings

In this jewelry-making product show-and-tell, expert jewelry maker Tammy Honaman explains how oval jumprings are made and the various metal materials, sizes and gauges oval jumprings are available in at Fire Mountain Gems and Beads.

Secrets to a Double Wrapped Loop

Learn how to create a double wrapped loop, a jewelry-making technique that combines the benefit of a secure wrapped loop with the ability to add a charm on something (like chain) already soldered closed.

Karat Gold Jumprings

Add precious metal appeal to jewelry designs and chainmaille by learning all about karat gold jumprings available at Fire Mountain Gems and Beads in this product feature led by jewelry-making expert Tammy Honaman.

Secrets to French Wire

Pass needle and thread through a bead.

Secrets to Bead Tips with Thread

See how to use bead tips to protect beading thread and create a professional finish in strung jewelry designs as Tammy Honaman demonstrates connecting thread to a clasp with the help of a bead tip.
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