Jewelry Making Forums

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Hello

How is everyone doing?

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Diane

Hi there!

I’m Diane – a fairly inexperience jewelry artist. Looking forward to sharing here as well as being inspired. I have been a mixed media artist for years and have played around with some mixed media jewelry and beading. Recently I have begun...

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New to metalsmithing

I’m Lynne and have been attempting to teach myself metalsmithing. I have been interested in jewelry making for years. I look forward to learning from everyone.

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Kerr-Vac

Greetings all. I am getting back into casting (as a hobby) after a long Hiatus. To that end, I just received a Kerr-Vac 2 piece casting machine (Model No. 5160). One part houses the investment vacuum table and dome, the other houses the...

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Earring display

I am doing some Craft fairs later in the year! Most of the jewellery is done – although I know i will never have enough – so thoughts turn to displaying it all to the best advantage! I would like your feedback on the pic! I just “threw” the...

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izabit Jewelry

So happy to be here

I’m a self taught jewelry artist (as well as painter) living in Tucson, AZ. I’m really glad I stumbled onto this website/forum for other jewelry artists! I enjoy learning from and sharing with others and look forward to participating in this...

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Stop symbol charm

I am looking for a STOP symbol charm; a circle with a line through it NOT a stop sign. Hoping someone can direct me or make for me!

215 views, 0 by PepperWinfrey

Best place for online beads

What are some websites for the best priced beads? I’m new to jewelry making and don’t want to spend a ton on beads, but an finding this hobby is quickly adding up! I’m specifically interested in wooden beads and colorful beads.

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BJ Rounds

I have returned!

After being away from this great group, I have returned ~ hopefully for a productive sharing and admiring stint that will go on and on. I recently launched a new website with the help of Shopify and, let me tell you, I had little time for...

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Custom Jewelry expectations

I wanted to see If people in the industry could give me some perspective on design expectations and common industry practices. For Christmas I had a custom piece of jewelry made that consisted of a pendant and 10 – .25 ct diamonds set in a...

453 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"...

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Jean Bruce

thank you

Sorry I’m so late getting my Thank you out. I really do appreciate being editors choice on my Marissa bracelet. It was a very simple last minute bracelet for my niece for Christmas. Thank you so much for picking my creation as editors choice...

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Lindys Treasure Chest

Thread Zapper

has anyone used a Thread Zapper on nylon knotting cord ? If so, is there any way to stop the cut edge from being burnt/black ? Using a lighter also made it go black. Not a good look on pale coloured cords. thanks Lindy

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Lindys Treasure Chest

Newby

Hi. Im a newby. I live in Australia and would love to find somewhere where I could ask questions and receive constructive/informative replies. I have been making beaded jewellery for about 4 years and am addicted. As I learn and teach myself new...

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ggChambers

I'm back and would love to help in any way

I’m really sorry I have been absent for a while. Life does get in the way. I have been making jewelry, working with wire, developing new designs, and working with precious and semi-precious gemstones for nearly six years now. If I can help anyone...

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Gas gauge

Hello people, I am a trainee jeweller, to be honest I am fairly ok with my ability but there is something that I think I might need help with. Whilst I am only working with Silver, this is great to learn but now my tutor has said he will...

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How to set this meteorite slice?

Hello! I’m new to this forum, but have made a lot of single jewellery pieces. However, I don’t have any experience with the “hardware” involved so to speak. I bought this very small, uniform, iron meteorite with hopes of simply hanging it as a...

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Metal flattening

Hello, I’m pretty new to working with metals. I was wondering I make wire shapes and hammer them to flatten. I know a rolling mill will press patterns into sheet metal but could you use it to flatten out shapes or ends of gauge wire and get the...

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Rikki Castle Andrews

New Here

Hello Everyone, My name is Rikki Castle Andrews; I’ve been creating jewelry for about 10 years. Right now I am getting settled into my new studio, all my beads and tools are boxed up. Hoping to get organized soon. I’m looking forward to getting...

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Sharon Gulezian

New Here

Hi, I’m Sharon. I have been creating jewelry for the past 10 years. I also make Steam Punk Jewelry. I have a store online. I also deal with Natural Gem Jewelry. Now to see how to use this forum. Nice to meet everyone.