Sterling Silver-Filled Wire and Findings Performance Results
Find the answers to your questions about sterling silver-filled wire and findings in this performance results test conducted by jewelry-making experts. Discover why this metal offer a tremendous value and amazing workability.
Jewelry-Making Wire: Non-Precious Metal, Colored and Steel Wires
Jewelry-making expert Sandra Lupo helps us get to know jewelry-making wire in this helpful article. Learn what wire you’ll want to have on hand for all your jewelry creations including non-precious metal, colored and steel wires.
Mandrels for Jewerly-Making
Have questions about mandrels? Learn all about this valuable metalsmithing tool and the different options available in this article on mandrels.
Non-Marring Wire-Wrapping Pliers
Looking for wireworking pliers that won't mar wire or metal sheet? Jewelry-making expert Tammy Honaman shares pliers that won’t make marks on wire in this informative article.
Beadalon® Tools: Banding Pliers and Improved Coiling Gizmo®
Jewelry-making expert Sandra Lupo gives us the scoop on Beadalon® tools, including their banding pliers and improved Coiling Gizmo®. Learn all about these popular tools and tips for using them in this illustrated article.
Famous Coils of our Time
Wire coils are a major element in metal jewelry. Check out this fascinating look at wire coils by jewelry-making expert Sandra Lupo to discover their rich history and how to make your own.
Accurate Measuring in Jewelry-Making
Learn how to save time and money by taking the guesswork out of wireworking and metalsmithing by learning how to accurately measure. In this article jewelry-making expert Sandra Lupo teaches us how to accurately measure for jewelry-making success.
The Talk about Tools
How do you choose the right tools for your jewelry-making project? Jewelry-making expert Sandra Lupo helps us understand tools and how to pick the right one for successful jewelry-making in this helpful article.
Crochet with Wire
Are you intrigued by wire crochet? In this article jewelry-making expert Sandra Lupo shares her knowledge of wire crochet and her formula for starting a successful jewelry design.
All About Jewelry-Making Wire
Curious about what wire to choose for your wire-wrapping projects? Learn how to pick the best hardness, gauge and more for your designs with this helpful guide to jewelry-making wire.
Work Hardening Metal
Jewelry-making expert Tammy Honaman explores work hardening metal in this informative article. Learn how to make gold, sterling silver, sterling silver-filled, copper, brass, bronze and nickel metal rigid or malleable to suit your design needs.
Thread, Cord and Wire Information
This article helps you make sense of the different stringing materials. Learn which beading thread, cord or wire to use for creative success in your jewelry project.
Hearts are Wild
Swarovski's rosaline faceted wild heart pendant makes a beautiful statement in a very light rosy pink color with a soft shimmer that makes it ideal for adding a subtle touch of color and class to jewelry.
A Guide to Jewelry-Making Hand Tools
One of the most important things in jewelry-making is having the right tools. Check out this handy guide to jewelry-making hand tools to learn the right tool for every job, ensuring a professional-looking finish every time.