Jewelry-Making Wire: Non-Precious Metal, Colored and Steel Wires
Learn about the different types of jewelry-making wire and how to use them.
Thread, Cord and Beading Wire for Jewelry-Making
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.
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.
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.
Secrets to Wireworking
Join Patti on a journey through the Secrets to Wireworking. Moving from basic to complex designs, this video series covers a variety of techniques to expand your jewelry-making prowess.
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.
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.
All About Jewelry-Making Wire
Learn the basics of jewelry-making wire, including wire shape, hardness and what wire to use in your projects.
The Talk about Tools
Explore the many types of jewelry-making tools to help you find the right one for every project.
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.
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.
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.
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.