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140 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...

233 views, 0 by SaraMurray21

SaraMurray21

Newbie

Hello, I’m Sara and I live in Boulder Colorado. I love making jewelry! I’ve been teaching myself for the past 5 years and have taken a few metalsmithing classes here at the Boulder School Of Metals. I specialize in wire wrapping. I hope to make...

76 views, 0 by Shanks

Shanks

Bench tool recommendation

Hello everyone, I am beginning my foray into metal jewelry fabrication and am in the process of setting up a work station. I am looking for a rotary bench tool but am not educated on the particulars enough to make a purchase yet. Any opinions,...

110 views, 0 by Mariah1986

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...

247 views, 0 by Jamesj

Soldering practice metal help

Hi all, I’ve done some limited beading in the past but I’ve always like the idea of doing some “smithing” but I’m skint so didn’t want to waste any money on silver or gold if It wasn’t for me. So when I saw some brass rods on Amazon I thought I’d...

186 views, 0 by Muggie

Muggie

Thanks for having me be a part of your group!

My given name is Lynn, but I have gone by “Muggie” since my 9 year old granddaughter named me that when she was only a baby! I have recently been certified as a level II pmc artist. Let me tell you – I absolutely LOVE this medium!! I have so...

178 views, 0 by Terrie

Terrie

Hi, just checking in!

Amazing what you find on the web, at almost 3 o’clock in the morning! I don’t sleep well, so I was browsing around some jewelry sites, and found a link to this community. Thought I would give it a try. I’m Terrie, from West Virginia. I’ve been...

104 views, 0 by Diane

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...