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411 views, 0 by NeedSomeHelpBro

Can anyone tell me where I can buy this chain?

I’m a big fan of chains and Drake (A RAPPER) has this silver chain with a pendant on it.. I can’t find any chains with round pendants like this.. that isn’t to thin on the chain.. and looks good with a pendant. Here’s a pic:...

120 views, 0 by Alysari

Extender Chain help?

I need extender chain to finish my necklaces and chokers I’ve made, but I can’t find it anywhere! Does anyone know where I could buy some in bulk on Amazon or Etsy? I prefer buying it on a roll rather than pre-cut.

288 views, 0 by Jehnna

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...

693 views, 4 by kimberly newman

kimberly newman

Make a Wish Earring Tutorial!

Here you go Chris and anyone else who wants to try these. Supplies: Two 4 inch pieces of 16 gauge artistic wire. Two 3 inch pieces of 24 gauge wire. Two top drilled beads. Eight mini teardrop beads. Tools: hammer, anval or steel block,...

530 views, 0 by Bejeweled Lady

Bejeweled Lady

Need new tools, need suggestions

Hi all, I need to replace some of my very worn out tools. I need new cutters, flat, chain nose and round pliers, etc. Before I buy anything, I’d like to get some feedback from all of you. Do you have a favorite brand that you use or do you...

392 views, 0 by Donna's trinkets, LLC

Donna's trinkets, LLC

Wire wrap?

I have this great looking marcasite cab and I want to wrap it, as you can tell by the pic, but I am not happy with the way I did this. I am looking for input, inspiration, ideas from those of you who do wire wrapping. Keep in mind I am not...

255 views, 0 by Pnthorse

Pnthorse

Hello from Florida

I’m a newbie to this site ..looks like fun!! I have been playing with beads for years now, creating jewelry and having fun!! I started out with stringing, then moved to seed beads, lampworking, chain maille, and metal working …just love jewelry...

178 views, 0 by Avril Cheesbrough

Avril Cheesbrough

Newbie here!

I am Avril from British Columbia Canada. I love jewellery and making it! I want to learn a lot more things about making it and setting stones and combining different materials. I do chain Maille, and viking knit, beading, and metal clay. I will...

354 views, 0 by Sarah Lane

Sarah Lane

Hello from England

Hello I joined this page a couple of days ago so I thought it was about time I introduced myself I first started making jewellery about six years as a way to raise money for my daughters dance school for a performance they were putting together....

248 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...

281 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...

256 views, 0 by txkevin

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...

320 views, 0 by Spawn2031

Please help me fix this

Hello folks. Let me first say that I am not a jewelry maker. I have a chain that I need to strengthen and turning to the experts was my first thought. The chain consists of heavy skulls joined together by very flimsy, easy to pull open...

165 views, 0 by Alex

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...

1,114 views, 0 by Terrie

Terrie

My soapbox...

Ok, I need to vent a little bit here. I’ve held my tongue as long as I can on this. I’ve run across it so many times on this site, and on many others. I see, time and time again, when people post photos of jewelry they’ve made, and don’t give...

421 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...

230 views, 0 by Audrey Greenwell

Audrey Greenwell

My name is Audrey...aka TwistedFalcon

Greetings! I am a newby to this site. I am thankful to be here and look forward to getting to know folks and sharing ideas and new items. I am a wire wrapper….very twisted! Love a good pun! I am a “housesitter” and to stay out of the bars...

321 views, 0 by jewelyonthego

Jewelry Making is a hell of a drug

I am new on this site and I just love it. I am looking forward to meeting new people that understands the habit of a jewelry maker. When you make jewelry, everything is a chore. Is this gift from the devil? How many beads can you have? All I do...

253 views, 0 by jdsalina

new member

Hi everyone. My name is Debbie and I am just introducing myself. I have been making jewelry for about 2 years, maybe a little longer. I have been trying my hand at beading, wirework, and silversmithing. I have so much to learn, it’s scary. ...

278 views, 0 by Brandswife Creations

Brandswife Creations

What got you started crafting/jelwellery making.

What was it that got you started crafting and/or making jewellery? I have always been creative for as long as I can remember. I think the first thing I remember was getting a play baking set for my fourth birthday. It had a working mixer with...