Jewelry Making Forum Forum

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Attaching Strung Beads to Leather

Hi everyone – I am veryyyy green to jewelry making but i am trying to make a necklace that is half beads strung on wire and the half leather. The problem is that when I string the beads and attached a wire guardian, I tie the leather to the wire...

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Fix weld holes

Hello, I am new in jewelry and I am facing some problems in my creations. I work with silver, and in my welds always appear porosity and holes between the parts that are being welded. I try to leave the areas of contact as sanded and together...

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White stains on silver after ultrasonic

Hi everyone, I have a small sterling silver jewelry production line and I’ve been encountering a problem with the ultrasonic. After I use the ultrasonic to clean the pieces I would find sometimes some white haze on the pieces that wouldn’t go...

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Help in making silver ring

Hello friends am trying to make a ring with text on it. I am trying to get the text look right in casting, but the final outcome was the text was not clear am attaching result. Can anyone please tell me a work around this, i dont want to use...

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gold inlay questions

I am about to do some gold inlay for the first time. My question is how deep should channel go where the gold is to be pounded into? Also, I will be using 18k gold wire and am wondering about the relationship between the width of the wire and...

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Help with silver wedding ring

Hi guys, I’m looking for advice. I recently got married and me and my wife have matching silver and black rings, the only problem is on my ring the black “ink” has come off, my wife is still perfect. The ring is silver with with a channel that...

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Debbie Pribele

2018 Goals

What are your jewelry-making goals for 2018?

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Thank you for editors choice

It means so much to me to be recognized for what I am doing. Thanks!

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Jeweller Advice for Cuff-link making business

Hello, Apologies if I’m in the wrong place. I’m interested in starting a cuff-link business but I’m not a jeweller myself. I would be exceptionally grateful for any advice of suggestions. I would like to get cuff-links made in batches but I...

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Silver Dip Raw Rocks / Crystals

Hello everyone! I am so happy to be in this wonderful community. I am totally new to this world but I have a healthy obsession with rocks and crystal that I collect. I was wondering if there is an easy way to silver dip them so I can make them...

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Veterans day pendent...

I was asked to make a special pendent for the holiday, this contains a 2.03ct ps ruby, .49ct diamond & a Ceylon blue sapphire, all in 14 kt white gold, very simple but visually sweet-steve…

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Dyed beads

For those of you who use dyed beads, could you please share your method of sealing them? I tried using a paintbrush, but the sealer didn’t get distributed everywhere. Now I’m using a paint sponge and the coverage is more complete, but it isn’t...

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It's A Wrap - Bracelets & More

Thank you for Member of the Week!!

I feel very honored to receive this title! This totally made my day!! Thank you so much!

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Thank You for editors choice

It means so much for me to be chosen for editors choice. I sometimes feel a bit insecure about my skills, then this! Thanks so much

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It's A Wrap - Bracelets & More

Thank You For Editor's Choice

Thank you once again! Sure makes the heart feel proud! :D

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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?

153 views, 0 by Jewelernoob

Melting down RAW gold questions.

Hey, I am new to the site. I have been slowly building a bracelet for years as I gain more knowledge and understanding of the process of making a fine-quality custom piece. As I afford more, I add more to the bracelet, in terms of higher quality...

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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...

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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...

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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?