Tammy Honaman has been making jewelry for over 15 years, working in a variety of media, including metal clay, wire, sheet metal, polymer clay, glass and beads...
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.
Bezels are an ideal finding to use when you're working with cabochons and flat back crystals. Tammy Honaman, author and jewelry-making expert, is here to tell you all about them.
Intro to Glass
Do you want to get into glasswork? Read on to find an introduction to three different kinds of glassmaking and an in-depth list of supplies and tools.
Polymer Clay Tools
Working with polymer clay can be a hassle without the right tools. This article discusses the most important tools for polymer clay and the design possibilities they provide.
Crimp tubes are THE finding to keep your stringing projects intact and crimps have come a long way from the days of the little round piece of metal you "crush flat" to secure inflexible beading wire.
Intro to Leather
Have you never worked with leather before? It can be tough (heh) sometimes but don’t worry, Tammy Honaman is here to guide you like only a jewelry-making expert can.
The Big Cleanup
Cleaning up and cleaning out is the motto around our home. Life is busy though so even my most coveted space in the house suffers from neglect. In an effort to reclaim my personal jewelry-making workspace and avoid the embarrassment of having people...