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2,308 views, 0 by Debbie Pribele

Debbie Pribele

Skill Sharing: Earrings

Share your tips, tutorials, questions, and support … regarding the creation of earrings. What have you learned from your experiences and your research?

389 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....

988 views, 0 by racergurl64

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...

240 views, 0 by CraftyLady

How to put beads on these pre-bent earring wires

Hello, I bought these earring wire that are already bent, thinking it would be easy to make some quick beaded earrings. However, I can’t figure out how you get beads on the wire! The wire is pretty thick and not really bendable, so the “bend”...

397 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...

712 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,...

564 views, 2 by Becca Ross

Becca Ross

Are you a making snob?

One of the things that I find the most difficult about making my art is the attitudes I deal with from other artists. There are two main types of jewelry makers.. the kind who do it for the sake of doing it, and the kind who do it as a business....

444 views, 0 by Terrie

Terrie

Decorative end caps, bead caps,

I just made a small investment in several types of lucite flower beads. I’m now in search of Pretty end caps and decorative bead caps to turn them into pretty flower jewelry! I’ve seen several of you use those, and I’m wondering where you find...

636 views, 0 by Kim

Kim

New to everything!

Hi everybody! I’ve just recently started making jewelry. I’m starting with earrings (because I LOVE them) and will work my way to bracelets. I look forward to learning a lot!

422 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...

323 views, 0 by Sharon

Sharon

Editor's Choice

Thank you for choosing my creation – Purple and Gold Hoop Earrings for Editor’s Choice!!! :D

182 views, 0 by Xynarah

Xynarah

Kia Ora from New Zealand

Hey all, New here as of tonight. I’m just getting started with making jewellery. Setting up my work area in our new home this week. I have made some chokers, earrings, woven wax cord bracelets and a couple of necklaces before we moved from the...

428 views, 0 by byben

New to soldering

Hello all, Thanks for allowing me to join the forums here. I have been making earrings for quite some time now, and I am just getting into soldering. I had some questions about my first attempt however as it looks like it might be off. I have...

344 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...

276 views, 0 by Jean Bruce

Jean Bruce

thank you

Thank you for making my many pairs of earrings the editors choice award, I am honored. Thank you again I deeply appreciate that I was chosen.

224 views, 0 by ginnybob

ginny_bob:-)

Howdee kool kats and kitties, my name is Ginny Bobbs. all call me ginnybob. Im crippled from Lyme disease. I used to bead crochet etc. I trying to relearn. Forgot had one too many concussions. Trying to find on YouTube pattern for ladder peyote...

146 views, 0 by Kazminchu

Kazminchu

Nail polish addict making jewellery - Hi!

Hi guys, I’m new here. I’m Karen (Kazmin), I’m from England and I’m addicted to nail polish. I’ve recently discovered that you can make jewellery out of it and that seems like something I could do! I’ve made a couple of pairs of cabochon earrings...

292 views, 0 by 4everDazzled

just saying hello

hello everyone, just stopping by to say hello. I’m new to the group and I look forward to displaying my work and seeing others. I’m a bench jeweler, I design or custom dedign and create necklaces, rings, earrings, bangles, cufflinks, headbands,...

990 views, 0 by Misty Rose

Misty Rose

Beading and Using Bead Looms

I am really enjoying using a little loom I bought! As I said in another post, I’m brand new to the art of making jewelry, so I didn’t spend a lot of money for this little loom, but I DO like the results and the technique of making beaded...

255 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...