Jewelry Making Forums

654 views, 3 by Madalynne Homme

Madalynne Homme

Ideas for Show Displays

Have you ever struggled with how your going to display your jewelry at shows and the kind of props your going to use? Join the crowd. We all struggle with that. I’ve found a great way for myself that works great. Building up allows you to use...

298 views, 0 by Postie


Hello to everyone!

Hi, i’m Postie…. new to the forums. Thought this may be something jewelry makers would be interested in:

592 views, 1 by Debbie Pribele

Debbie Pribele

TIPS: Fixing A Mistake

What are your tips/strategies and questions for when you make a mistake during the jewelry-making process?

403 views, 0 by Delilah


Wire Guardians

I was looking for a specific size that will accommodate a 49 Strand Beading Wire .018 and bought the wrong size. The size I bought is 0.022" diameter. I wrote to the seller and she said I will need to get a larger size. She doesn’t have any...

276 views, 0 by Delilah


New here (sort of)

I had joined awhile back and created my profile but never got around to introduce myself. My name is Delilah and I live in Florida. I never had interest in jewelry making until recently. I love creating but very new to this type of craft. So...

528 views, 0 by idahRose

What is the best wire for floating necklaces

Hello I am new to jewelry making, and would love to know what is the best wire to use for floating necklaces and elastic bracelets. Thank you

241 views, 0 by Fran Gold

Fran Gold


I would like to introduce myself and say hello to all of you. My name is Fran Gold and my shop is F.H. Gold Designs on Etsy. I look forward to talking with all of you and seeing everyone’s designs!

290 views, 0 by Kathy

New here

Hi all, my name is Kathy. I’ve been beading too long to remember. Love it. I started out stringing & have graduated to seed beads, all kinds of stitching. Also trying some wire working now. Thanks all have a great day....

281 views, 1 by groovygrammy


Excited newcomer !

Hi, my name is Cindy but there are 8 amazing little people in this world that call me Grammy !!! My husband and I retired from farming 1000 acres in Indiana. We now live in sunny Southwest Florida. I use a lot of nature in my designs, SeaGlass,...

1,039 views, 2 by Tammy Byrd

Tammy Byrd

Wire Wrapped Bolo

Today a friend and I got together and wire wrapped some Bolos, I have copywritten the slide idea. We created the slide and the wrap so it is all made at the same time. Here is my prototype: Here is the finished bolo: Front Back

575 views, 4 by kimberly newman

kimberly newman

Finally My Hard Work is Noticed

I have worked really hard to get where I am at today and yesterday I received my first copy of a magazine I am published in. Its so exciting! I know its not for everyone and its a lot of work and waiting. But if your willing to put forth the...

206 views, 0 by ShellyD


Hi my name is Shelly and I live in AZ and im a beadaholic, at least thats what my kids say. I have been beading for about 4 yrs now. Most of my work is with seed beads, love brick stitch and what I can creat. Love to see others creations and...

245 views, 0 by Jessica

Wet Tumbler

Hello all! I have a question that I am hoping you all will be able to help me answer. I have a jewelry business and a Lortone Tumbler. It has worked great and I love it! However… I have been making larger pieces and more art work type pieces...

239 views, 0 by C

Designs by Rikki

Hello, My name is Rikki Andrews; I own and operate Designs by Rikki. I’m a cancer “overcomer” and what began as something to do while confined to a bed [and house], quickly became a passion. I love being creative, and have become quite...

198 views, 0 by Joanne Martarano

Hi everyone

Hi, My name is Joanne and I live in Las Vegas, NV. I have been beading since 2004. Beading is mostly a hobby but I have also sold many pieces over the years. I belong to the Las Vegas Bead Society. I am teaching myself how to bead embroidery...

259 views, 0 by Annah Kay

Annah Kay

New as well!

Hello everyone ☺ I am Annah, and a friend shared this site on facebook today. So glad she did. I am relatively new to jewelry making itself, although I have spent a number of years cutting & forming cabs for other designs under my mother’s...

478 views, 0 by Jane A Gordon

Jane A Gordon

Super easy pearl stringing technique

Hi all. I just stumbled onto your group, and wanted to share my incredibly easy pearl stringing technique. The demos were never intended to be classes, and I only posted them as reminders for the students who took classes, but I was surprised...

282 views, 0 by Dianne


New to you 😉

Hi, my name is Dianne, I am a Scot now living and working in Wolverhampton. I am a nurse (part time) and for the rest of my time I design and make jewellery with seed beads using ‘off loom’ bead weaving techniques, I also really love Crystals...

323 views, 0 by Sarah Lane

Sarah Lane

How did you start making jewellery

As I stated in my introduction to myself I started making jewellery over six years ago as a way of raising money for the dance school my daughter attended for a dance production they were putting on. I have tried my hand at other crafts like...

268 views, 0 by Tammy Byrd

Tammy Byrd


Congrats Magenta on winning the 50 Shades of Grey contest. What a great piece! And congrats to Kimberly