Jewelry Making Forum Forum

76 views, 0 by JohnF

What is this machine? Used for name pendant. Youtube link inside

This : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmWM2tCvP5c It would be really helpful. TIA

30 views, 0 by Handmade Jewelry by Copper Reflections

Handmade Jewelry by Copper Reflections

What is the easy way to make jump rings

We are trying to make our own jump rings in different sizes and shapes; round, oval and maybe square. Is there an easier way of doing this?

2,619 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?

204 views, 0 by m76steve

new pendents

Enclosing pictures of new pendents, items seem to come out pretty nicely, cut , color, clarity. 1st is Brazilian natural pink topaz & Afgani bi-color tourmaline, both stones over 11cts, flawless in 14kt gold, next pendent is a 5 stone chrome...

57 views, 0 by NessyV

Problem with polishing technique

Hi, I am a jewellery newbie, learning my way through tutorials etc… I have created a pair of silver earrings. And I’m very happy with the result so far. I am now trying to polish them. I am using a Dremel flex shaft, with rubber discs (from...

43 views, 0 by little10

Question about casting: 18K or 14K??

Hi, I am new to this site and to jewelry making in general. I recently did my first lost wax casting in gold, but had a question that I hope I find an answer to. Now, at first I was planning on making my cast in 14K solid gold. I did all the...

126 views, 0 by Designs By Southernbelle

Designs By Southernbelle

Wire working

I have been making jewelry for 11 years almost 12 and I am looking into adding wire working into my designs. What are some good tips I need to know about the type of wire or tools you prefer? Is it absolutely necessary to purchase a hammer...

401 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...

162 views, 1 by m76steve

Alexandrite pendent in proper light...

Showing the latest pics of a alex pendent in LED & incandescent light. The incndsnt pics are in a dark room, 2 candles, results show well-steve…

208 views, 1 by m76steve

Ruby, diamond, sapphire, tourmaline...

This is a completed pend with the addition of a 3.63ct sapphire & gold circle, all colored stones lab certed no treatment, diamond is SI1, good stone-favorite item-steve…

221 views, 0 by rvander1n

Need help--going to make rings for all the women in may life!

Hello, I am a grandfather and I want to make titanium rings with stones all around them for my wife, 3 daughters, granddaughter, and mother-in-law for Christmas. I have a metal lathe, so I want to make the rings out of titanium—turned on the...

392 views, 0 by pamela

Cuff bracelet design

Can someone explain to me how to place a wire or multiples on the outsides of a cuff

189 views, 0 by Dealande

New website and pricing

Hi all, New user :) I wonder if anyone can help. I have built a website for my wife`s handmade jewellery. www.dealande-jewellery.co.uk/ She is getting a lot of hits, but no sales :( Are the items too cheap, or too dear? She isn’t...

570 views, 0 by Spazydoo

I have some new designs I want to share with you all.

Walnut Burl Bent Wood Ring with Blue opal center inlay hugged by twin bands of white opal. Tineo Bent Wood ring with Blue Opal, Jet Stone, and Brass Shavings Santos Rosewood Bent Wood Ring. No need for an inlay on this beauty. ...

404 views, 0 by Debbie Pribele

Debbie Pribele

2018 Goals

What are your jewelry-making goals for 2018?

261 views, 0 by Ozzie5555

Hi...I'm new and developing several different products...

Liquidating bulk necklaces with some flaws due to upgrading.. Please message or email for photos or if you just want to talk!!! I’m retired and loving this new hobby!!!Send me photos if you want…love to see what you’re doing and any insights...

221 views, 0 by mmk

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...

187 views, 0 by Murillo

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...

190 views, 0 by EMJ

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...

158 views, 0 by GreenPeaz

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...