19JAN 2023
Fine Silver wire for Jewelry Making

Fine Silver wire for Jewelry Making

Knowing how to choose the correct hardness of sheet and wire metals for your jewelry techniques and designs helps you achieve the good-looking, long-lasting results you want. Below, we share some of what we know about metal hardness and we hope it enriches your experience at the bench. Metal hardness is one of the trickiest things to try to explain—the term is relative to the particular…

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19JAN 2023
Sterling silver Jewelry making

Sterling silver Jewelry making

Select a heat source. After sculpting the clay, you ll need to fire it at high heat in order to burn away the the binding material and leave only the silver behind. Some brands of metal clay can be fired over a gas stove, while others require a gas torch or even a kiln. Check what temperatures you can achieve with your tools before you select a clay. You ll need a stainless steel…

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19JAN 2023
Make Your own jewelry Holder

Make Your own jewelry Holder

Now, can we talk about jewelry today? Or rather the organizing of it? I have to reign myself in because I have a lot to say surrounding this topic for some reason and I don t want to just go on and on too much. 1) I want to say that for a year I have been searching for a jewelry holder/system that wasn t ugly or cluttered looking and even with the aid of Pinterest, I found nothing…

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18JAN 2023
Jewelry making classes in Atlanta

Jewelry making classes in Atlanta

STUDIOS WORKSHOPS SHOWROOMS ARTISAN RESOURCE CENTER Each studio in the center operates as an independant business, with their own hours and focus. Several of the professional artists in the 25 studios at the center offer art classes/art instruction in various mediums including flame worked glass classes, jewelry making classes, metal smithing classes, woodturning classes, stone…

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18JAN 2023
Dichroic Glass Jewelry making

Dichroic Glass Jewelry making

For over a decade there has been a growing interest in dichroic glass. What is it, how is it made and where did it come from? If you are new to dichroic glass, you are in for a real treat as you discover the fire and multicolored brilliance of dichroic glass that has been artistically transformed into wearable art. Dichroic (pronounced dye-crow-ick) glass, commonly called dichro…

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18JAN 2023
Jewelry making classes Baltimore

Jewelry making classes Baltimore

We have been making high school and college class rings since 1903. We offer a large variety of styles, sides and stones to make sure the student is getting exactly the custom class ring they want. Class Rings With several fine collections of military rings to choose from, your military ring by J. Jenkins will be a commemoration to your service that you can wear with pride. Military…

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17JAN 2023
Jewelry making classes Orlando FL

Jewelry making classes Orlando FL

Custom Design Metal Arts & Jewelry School: Established in 1984, the Custom Design Metal Arts Studio in Ocala, Central Florida, (1 hour north of Orlando) offers one-on-one classes and workshops Metal Arts & Jewelry Casting. Bill Roberts, Ornamental Metalsmith and Owner and Operator of the studio has over 20 years, full time, experience in decorative metalwork. Bill is available…

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17JAN 2023
Jewelry making classes Rochester NY

Jewelry making classes Rochester NY

Our hands-on art classes are taught by artist-teachers, and frequently inspired by art on view in the Gallery. We teach, inspire, challenge, prompt and encourage. We love it when you make the artwork you never thought you could make. Ask us about our Family Discount rate! Call 585.276.8959. Spring 2016 Course Catalog Grow your art skills this spring at the Creative Workshop! Watercolorists…

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16JAN 2023
New Orleans Handmade Jewelry

New Orleans Handmade Jewelry

Description: Similar to some European markets, this historically charming open-air market features shopping, dining, music and local tradition that is uniquely New Orleans. From Caf du Monde near Jackson Square to the flea market at the end of Esplanade Avenue, the French Market includes five blocks of local produce, specialty art, handmade crafts, retail shopping and more. A Historically…

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16JAN 2023
Ancient Egyptian Jewelry making

Ancient Egyptian Jewelry making

The first evidence of jewelry making in ancient Egypt dates back to 4BC. In ancient Egypt both men and women were great lovers of jewelry and adorned themselves with a profusion of trinkets. Jewelry also showed wealth and status and offered protection from evil. This protection was available for those dead or alive and was thought to bring prosperity in both the present and the…

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16JAN 2023
Handmade wire wrapped Jewelry

Handmade wire wrapped Jewelry

So what exactly are we referring to when we say, Wire Wrapped Jewelry ? Definition: Jewelry wrapped with wire ranging from a thick 10 gauge to a super thin 34 gauge. Also findings (clasps, ear wires, jump rings, head-pins and bales ) are used. Some consider settings for the stone as findings also. There is no soldering or heating the wire. In other words, all connections are of…

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