Jewelry Making Forum Forum

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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...

2,461 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?

73 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...

356 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...

132 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…

170 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…

190 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...

365 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

155 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...

498 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. ...

370 views, 0 by Debbie Pribele

Debbie Pribele

2018 Goals

What are your jewelry-making goals for 2018?

237 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...

202 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...

161 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...

169 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...

138 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...

156 views, 0 by georgewes

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...

421 views, 0 by zippyjohn

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...

203 views, 0 by cindymarie

cindymarie

Thank you for editors choice

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

299 views, 0 by Ben

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...