Basic Skills - Connector Charms
Connector charms and links are ver popular, versatile findings in jewelry making. They can be found in all sorts of shapes, sizes, embellishments and stone bezels. They are also very simple and easy to use so knowing these basic skills can enhance your ability to ...
How to make a Tassel Pendant
Materials: 26 gauge half hard round wire (207002), 2mm tiny cable chain (101020), bead cap ( 210005), bead (211015-4), 2 pearls, closed bail (219010)
All metal materials are made of 925 sterling silver
Tools: Bent chain nose pliers- 2 pairs, wire cutters, round nose p...
How to use a Beading Chain
Materials: 1mm tiny curb chain (101001), tube ends ( 213001), clasp, beads
Tools: Bent chain nose pliers, chain cutters
Using a beading chain is at the very base of basic skills in jewelry making and beading. When doing projects and creating designs that use beading c...
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...
Headpins are a component used in jewelry making most often when using beads to making earrings, adding wrapped beads to finished chains and making pendants. Headpins are found in different finished, lengths and gauges to suit your jewelry making needs. Headpins also come with a variety of ...
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...
Material: jump rings, assorted
Tools: 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 basic purposes such as ...
Material: Bead, 26 gauge wire- half hard
Tools: Chain nose pliers, round nose pliers, cutters
Wire wrapping beads and pearls is a technique every jewelry maker should now. The ability to wire wrap a bead infuses your skillset in such a versatile way. Simply learning a basic wire wrap ...
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 ...