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Blog posts of '2017' 'February'

Basic Skills - Jumprings

Open/Close Jumprings

Material: jump rings, assorted

Tools: Chain nose pliers, bent chain nose pliers

Jump rings are an essential component in jewelry making. Found in many gauges, sizes, shapes and materials to be compatible with your jewelry making project. Typically jump rings are used for basi...

Basic Skills - How to make a Knotted Pin and Wire Wrap

Knotted Head Pin

Making your own headpins is an essential skill in jewelry making, this tutorial will demonstrate how to make a headpin with a lovely knotted end and how to wire wrap a bead onto that pin.

Headpins are a component used in jewelry making most often when using beads and making earrin...

Basic Skills - How to use headpins

Headpins

Headpins are a component used in jewelry making most often when using beads and making earrings adding wrapped beads to finished chains. Headpins are found in different finished, lengths and gauges to suit your jewelry making needs. Headpins also come with a variety of different heads incl...

Bezel Gemstone Information
Our line of Bezel Gemstones is a collection of beautiful faceted stones within a silver or gold bezel frame.

Gemstones, even the most common of stones are recreated by man using a variety of methods. In this case, the Quartz gemstones available are created using the hydrothermal method. This mean...

Basic Skills Tutorial- Gemstone Bead Bar

Wire wrapped gemstone bar

Material: beads, 2 inches 26 gauge wire, chain

Tools: round nose pliers, bent chain nose pliers, chain nose pliers, measuring tool

The gemstone bar is a trending style that is versatile and just a slight adaptation from basic wire wrapping. You can use any type of fully ...

Basic Skill Tutorial- Extender Chains

Adding an extender Chain

Material: 101014 2 inch extender ( 3x4 mm strong cable chain), 20 gauge 4mm jumpring, chain for anklet (101003), lobster clasp

Tools: Chain nose pliers, bent chain nose pliers

Adding an extender chain to a finished bracelet or necklace can make a big difference in the fin...