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Accurate Measuring in Jewelry-Making

There are three main cutters used in metalworking: , and . Flush-cutters are widely used for wireworking projects. This type of cutter will provide a flush or blunt cut exactly where you've made your mark and with little pinch to the wire. You...

Jewelry-Making Wire: Non-Precious Metal, Colored and Steel Wires

Wire is a staple ingredient for metalsmiths and most jewelry designers. And whether it's used in a small supporting role or as the star, having a variety of wire on hand will ensure you are prepared for whichever stage direction you are given from...

Wirework 101: Getting in Shape

Typically in a beginning earring-making class you are told that wireworking to form ear hooks and dangles includes making angles and circles. You are introduced to two tools that will make these shapes, namely round-nose and chain-nose pliers. You...

Famous Coils of our Time

From ancient armlets to amulets, wire coils have found their rightful place as a design element in metal jewelry. Early high-karat gold coils served as finger rings and funerary items for the likes of Queen Pu-abi of Ur (C. 2500 BC). Chinese tribal...

The Talk about Tools

Keep a WD-40® pen handy and use as a light lubricant for the joints of your tools when they are not moving smoothly. If your tools will sit idle while you are on vacation, or you live in a humid climate, apply a heavier 3-in-1 type oil (found at...

Sterling Silver-Filled Wire and Findings Performance Results

are a high-quality precious-metal alternative that gives designers great results in their finished jewelry, as well as offers a tremendous value. Sterling silver-filled wire is available in all three tempers: dead-soft, half-hard and full-hard, and...

Beadalon® Tools: Banding Pliers and Improved Coiling Gizmo®

Welcome improvements were made to the bracket and clamping system as well as to the variety of crank rod diameters. The crank rods can generate from thin, delicate coils for teeny-tiny beads to heavier coils for sturdy jumprings. The rods now...

Crochet with Wire

Here is a formula to help break down the decisions needed when starting a wire crochet jewelry design: worked with smaller steel hooks that are labeled by number rather than letters. The variety of gauges for wire crochet is wide and your choice...
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