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The Basics of Making a Beaded Necklace

To begin with, you will need to choose your beads and these will, to some degree, inform the choice of materials you use. Heavier beads are better suited to Tigertail wire (also know as monofilament ..
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Essential Tools For Jewellery Making With Wire

In the past, craftsmen have resorted to marking their round-nosed pliers with marker-pen in order to achieve uniform loops for certain pieces. If looping is integral to your designs, then you might ..
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The Types and Purposes of Jewellery Findings

Functional jewellery findings are, as their name suggests, the ‘mechanics’ of the creation of a piece of jewellery. They are designed mainly for constructive purposes, such as linking, ..
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Making a Brooch Using Jewelery Findings

Brooches can be created very simply; buying jewellery findings such as brooch blanks and gluing stones or mosaic pieces to them. Pins can be glued to the backs of the blanks and a very basic brooch ..
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A Beginner's Guide to Wire Wrapping

Findings are the connective components of a piece, such as clasps, earwires, crimps, jumprings, linklocks and boltrings. Findings can be made from virtually any metal and you will find silver ..
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Rolling Mill - Milling Silver & Gold Sheet & Wire

Rolling Mills - Basic Concepts Rolling mills are one of the more common jewellery tools seen in small and medium sized workshops. In essence the rolling mill is a simple machine that shares many ..
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Forming Tools & Equipment for Jewelery Making

Forming Metal Forming metal is an essential part of jewellery making, and as a process the level of skill involved is often overlooked. Forming refers to any process that maneuvers metal into the ..
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Techniques, Tools & Processes Used When Filing Precious Metals

Filing is an essential technique in jewellery making, and although simple in concept following proven practices combined with the right equipment and tools, ensures the job becomes a breeze. Filing ..
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Firing Precious Metal Clay 3

One of the beauty's of Precious Metal Clay is it ability to create small piece quickly, and rather using a kiln for just one piece many designers prefer to use a hand torch to fire & start the ..
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Starting And Furnishing A Jewellers Workshop

Making jewellery does not require a large space or big pieces of equipment or even furniture. A selection of key workshop pieces combined with basic hand tools provides everything for the first ..
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Basic Tools for Jewellery Making

Perhaps the most important decision jewellers have to make when starting is the selection of there first set of jewellery making tools - the backbone to their trade. The basic hand tools needed for ..
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