Jewelry Making Forums

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Hello

Hi, I’m CJ and I’m new here. I’m an amateur (at best) jewellery maker and more of a mixed artist and woodworker. I’ve recently set up a fairly comprehensive metal working (e.g. jewellery) shop area at home and I’m looking forward to some...

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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...

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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...

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Looking for Artisan

Our company was founded on the belief that, God is real, prayer works and love heals. Our pieces are wearable blessings that remind us we are loved. We want to be more than a Company, but a community, inspired by God to help transform lives and...

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Designs By Southernbelle

Ottlite

I have a question and this may be the wrong place but thought I would take a stab at it. Last year I purchased an Ottlite Task Lamp that is portable. My intention was to use it to light photos and use at shows when I am working on pieces. ...

372 views, 0 by Kim

Kim

Round nose pliers recommendation

Happy Friday! I have been making earrings for about 2 months now and I’m excited to say that I made my first sales today! But that isn’t why I’m posting this. I bought my round nose pliers from Hobby Lobby and I’m already having issues. First of...

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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...

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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....

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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...

365 views, 0 by KreativelyKim

KreativelyKim

I’m new and in need!

Hey everyone! I love jewellery and making people smile when they first see what we have created for them from their heirloom gold. Our design studio uses lost wax casting and hand forging when creating pieces for our clients. I’m am looking...

143 views, 0 by Mike VanDuzer

Mike VanDuzer

Black plastic or onyx

Could someone please link me to a finding website that would carry these black pieces. I believe they are plastic but I’d take onyx. ASAP. Replacing 2 rhomboid pieces. Dimensions: 7.5mmx1.5mmx1mm Thank you in advance.

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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...

354 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...

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Material for making rubber bracelets?

Hey, I’m currently I am trying to figure out the best method for making rubber bracelets. I want to make some stuff with stretch cord or elastic. but want to know is there one out there that is super strong? Also not really thick.

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Is custom silicone bracelets good to wear?

I want to purchase some silicone bracelets. but I wanted to know whether they are good quality and comfortable to wear?

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cindymarie

Thank you for editors choice

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

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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...

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Castaldo VLT rubber

Hi I am trying VLT for the first time. I am having a hard time getting the rubber out of the mold frame. It sticks to the aluminium plate I have to use a screwdriver to get it off of the plate thus creating tear marks on the mold surface. Have...

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Presentation

Hi, I’m Mary Orellana, my nickname is GiveawayJewelry. Thank you for allowing me to be on this site, and I hope we can exchange information about jewellery, my specialty is the jewellery with natural pieces, I use the Tagua and hope we can...

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Maria

Silver Dip Raw Rocks / Crystals

Hello everyone! I am so happy to be in this wonderful community. I am totally new to this world but I have a healthy obsession with rocks and crystal that I collect. I was wondering if there is an easy way to silver dip them so I can make them...