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Wandering Rock Designs

Thank you for Editor's Choice

I want to say thank you for making my copper shield pendant editor’s choice. It really made my day when I saw the email in my inbox. This piece was quite a challenge since I tried a lot of techniques that I have never done before. I’m planning on...

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recycledmama

Hello All

Hello, Amanda here. I have been playing around with wire wrapping and looking for other folks who do the same to “learn” a few things. :) Hope you are all having a great day.

43 views, 0 by La Boutique Dacula

La Boutique Dacula

Bohemian Jewelry Materials

I am currently based on New York, I was wondering where I could find stores for my crafts.. I am new here.. Any suggestions would be helpful

36 views, 0 by HilaryK

Looking for bracelet solution

Hello! I am working on some bracelets that are intended to stay on once they are put on. The only way to get them off is cut them off. It is a single charm with wax cotton cord on either side. The obvious solution is to tie the cord into a...

390 views, 0 by RoxieLoulou

RoxieLoulou

Vintage inspired jewelry... trendy or timeless?

Hello everyone! I love making vintage-inspired jewelry from the Victorian and Edwardian periods including Steampunk and Boho. I mix them up, adding my own edgy touch to the pieces I create. These periods really inspire me. For the last months,...

144 views, 0 by Shanks

Shanks

Bench tool recommendation

Hello everyone, I am beginning my foray into metal jewelry fabrication and am in the process of setting up a work station. I am looking for a rotary bench tool but am not educated on the particulars enough to make a purchase yet. Any opinions,...

1,369 views, 0 by Debbie Pribele

Debbie Pribele

Skill Sharing: Earrings

Share your tips, tutorials, questions, and support … regarding the creation of earrings. What have you learned from your experiences and your research?

540 views, 0 by m76steve

Ruby, diamond, & tourmaline...

I enjoy building pendents, custom items but with rare gems, this is the latest pendent, the rubies are untreated & GIA certed, the diamond is nice cut & SI clairity, & the paraiba tourmaline is certed Brazilian. The length is 1.75"...

57 views, 0 by Wandering Rock Designs

Wandering Rock Designs

Looking for a supplier for Gold

Hi All, I was wondering if anyone could recommend a good supplier for gold, wire and findings/settings. I already purchase silver from Rio Grande, but I recall someone telling me that they bought their gold as well as solder somewhere else. At...

68 views, 0 by Wandering Rock Designs

Wandering Rock Designs

Aspiring Bench Jeweler

I just wanted to say hello and that it’s really cool to find a community for jewelers. I recently joined a local guild, Gem Cutters Guild of Baltimore, to be able to share my passions and sharpen my skills. I’m hoping to be able to learn as...

41 views, 0 by Yc94

SHAMBALLA CORDS

Hi guys, I have been looking high and low for a high quality nylon cord for shamballa-styled bracelet but so far I have been met with nothing but dissapointment. I really want it to be as sturdy as possible (beads unmovable). I tried the Griffin...

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Disposal of Unused Jeweler's Chemicals Need Advice

Hi, I am not a jeweler. I bought 3 large storage crates about three years ago that had belonged to a jeweler. There was some hazardous materials in there. i should have taken them right back to the auction company…i don’t know why i didn’t. ...

40 views, 0 by Jehnna

Jehnna

How to fit small jumpring through small Saturn curb chain

I’m so hoping someone here can help me. I saw the Saturn, or satellite chain on a necklace. I want to use the same size chain but can’t seem to find a jump ring that will fit through the end of the curb chain. So far the 22 gauge jumper ring...

53 views, 0 by coolerchick

How do I make my own earrings?

I have a design in mind for some earrings. They are drop earrings and made of gold or silver with diamonds. I asked a jewelry maker for a quote and he told me that since he had to mold the earrings it will end up costing me nearly 800 dollars....

40 views, 0 by ArtzDeScrap

Hi All! - Artz de Scrap - Handmade Jewelry

Hi All! I am Felicia from Singapore, I design handmade jewelry and had recently started selling them, I m new in this and would love to share and also learn more about handmade jewelry through this forum. Felicia...

32 views, 0 by IDenteco

IDenteco

IDenteco handmade silver jewellery

Hello, everybody. We would like to introduce you our online store IDenteco (www.identecojewellery.com) with handmade silver jewellery made in Armenia by talented handcrafters-jewellers. Please feel free to check out our items and share your...

159 views, 0 by Amazing1

How do I make old metallic costume jewelry look good again?

I like to reuse old costume jewelry to make new pieces. Many metallic parts are dull and discolored. Is there a way to refresh the metal areas to make them look better?

143 views, 0 by Cindy A.

Cindy A.

Looper Reviews?

I was in the craft store and I saw this tool, the 1-step Looper. It was $32, which seems like a lot of money for a hand-held tool to loop wire…but I bought it because I suck at looping and habitually do it wrong. I’m just wondering if anyone...

184 views, 0 by Purco684

Unable to find info on a necklace.

Hoping someone here can help. I got this in a bag of cheap jewelry from our thrift store. It was black, I cleaned it up. It’s 925, but it’s unique and would like to find if there is history on it. Thanks! Also found this one from Birks

59 views, 0 by davit

How I make motorcycle in silver, aka workshop.

hi. while time ago I begun my youtube channel were you can watch haw I make motorcycle. unfortunately! quality of the video is far from perfect because I record on my phone camera, but I think you will be interested. this is link to my...