Category: How To & Tutorials

Making a Wire Wrapped Chain with Margot Potter

Making wire wraps are a basic skill set for anyone wanting to make jewelry. The benefits of a wire wrap are (1) it’s secure (2) it doesn’t hang on clothing or hair (3) it looks professional! (4) You’ll be so proud you’ll want to make MORE! So overcome that hesitancy to tackle a new skill.…

Wouldn’t you Wubber? Tools of the Trade

Wubber Tools,Bead Tutorial

If you are new to beading, you are probably wondering what tools you should buy. While it is best to know that beading is your passion before investing in a tool box stuffed with pliers, cutters, etc, good tools can help your jewelry projects easier. The right tool for the job. The Wubbers by Patti…

Antique Your Stampings – How to Oxidize Metals

Did you ever wonder how jewelry gets that faint, slightly antiqued look? Did you know you can do it yourself. Try this on small piece before you work on your best jewelry. What is Oxidation? It is a chemical reaction where metals is deliberately tarnished or slightly discolored, leaving a patina (finish). It gives the…

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