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Jehnna

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...

101 views, 0 by coolerchick

How do I make my own earrings?

I have a design in mind for some earrings. They are drop earrings and made of gold or silver with diamonds. I asked a jewelry maker for a quote and he told me that since he had to mold the earrings it will end up costing me nearly 800 dollars....

110 views, 0 by ArtzDeScrap

Hi All! - Artz de Scrap - Handmade Jewelry

Hi All! I am Felicia from Singapore, I design handmade jewelry and had recently started selling them, I m new in this and would love to share and also learn more about handmade jewelry through this forum. Felicia...

73 views, 0 by IDenteco

IDenteco

IDenteco handmade silver jewellery

Hello, everybody. We would like to introduce you our online store IDenteco (www.identecojewellery.com) with handmade silver jewellery made in Armenia by talented handcrafters-jewellers. Please feel free to check out our items and share your...

221 views, 0 by Amazing1

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?

186 views, 0 by Cindy A.

Cindy A.

Looper Reviews?

I was in the craft store and I saw this tool, the 1-step Looper. It was $32, which seems like a lot of money for a hand-held tool to loop wire…but I bought it because I suck at looping and habitually do it wrong. I’m just wondering if anyone...

225 views, 0 by Purco684

Unable to find info on a necklace.

Hoping someone here can help. I got this in a bag of cheap jewelry from our thrift store. It was black, I cleaned it up. It’s 925, but it’s unique and would like to find if there is history on it. Thanks! Also found this one from Birks

103 views, 0 by davit

How I make motorcycle in silver, aka workshop.

hi. while time ago I begun my youtube channel were you can watch haw I make motorcycle. unfortunately! quality of the video is far from perfect because I record on my phone camera, but I think you will be interested. this is link to my...

110 views, 0 by georgewes

gemstone enclosed in jewelry piece

the jewelry piece that I am creating won’t have an open back for light to bring out the sparkle of the gemstone. It will be lie against a blank wall of sterling silver completely encased in the jewelry piece except for the front of the gemstone...

135 views, 1 by LazyKris

Trying to adjust an old charm bracelet

So I’m a complete greenhorn at all of this, only having adjusted some pieces on a lace bracelet with a pair of pliers picked up from Michael’s. I have an old ocean-themed bracelet that was given to me by my mom, who in turn received it from a...

167 views, 0 by coolerchick

Made my first bead bracelet... question

Ok, so I made a few beaded bracelets and they came out ok for a first try. Couple of things – how do you hide the knot if it’s all beads? Also, I made a bracelet with spacers to maybe hide the knot better and it looks nice but when I put it...

172 views, 0 by Kim

Kim

Quickbooks and your business

I am preparing to sell my jewelry and I am trying to decide how I will handle everything in Quickbooks. I’ve used Quickbooks for 20 years in my computer business, but jewelry is a bit different. In my computer business, I purchase hardware (hard...

104 views, 0 by skieferins

Emery mohs ?

Hello, I am wondering if there is any difference between the different grades of wet/dry paper ? I have some 400 Emery paper, 600 Emery paper, they both do exactly what I require, but I am just curious about the differences if there are any....

171 views, 0 by theia

Need help !

Hello everyone really need help to locate a bit for my future project . I’m looking for a pin like this just with no balls or any other bits et the end of the bars.. it needs to be around 1/1.5mm thick . All the wires and other options searched ....

194 views, 0 by Doug

Restoring Black Highlights on Engraved Gold Signet Ring

I have a signet style class ring in white gold. As the picture below illustrates, the black is gone from much of the engraving. Is Gilders Paste the proper thing to use to restore the black or is there something better?

119 views, 0 by dennnn

How do I tie an adjustable knot with this.

Can someone tell me, or point me to a video that shows how to tie an adjustable knot with 2 strings and a loop? Thank You

142 views, 0 by Yansazonov

Yansazonov

Frangue (jewelry for men)

I want to share this brand with you.

170 views, 0 by Kim

Kim

Software for jewelry design

I asked a question the other day about using Quickbooks in your jewelry design business. I know the question was a bit convoluted, so I’m going to try a different approach. Do any of you use Jewelry Design Manager in your business? I currently...

159 views, 0 by ABJewels

Help me find this pendant please!

I saw this necklace at Target and wanted to recreate. I cannot think of the right words to search for this type of pedant and cannot find anything like just looking at jewelry making supply websites. Any help in locating this kind of pendant is...

307 views, 0 by Cindy A.

Cindy A.

Artistic Integrity

How far are you willing to go to make a sale? I’m sure all of us get asked a lot to customize pieces. Have you ever had someone ask you to take apart a piece you already made and redesign it? Then ask you to change it again? Do you ever feel...