Jewelry Making Sitemap - Page 3 2016-09-26

Wire Earring Projects
Wire is so versatile, and it only takes a little wire to create a pair of beautiful earrings. Linked here you'll find a huge list of fun and easy wire earring jewelry making projects.

Wire Jewelry Classes
Get hands on help learning to use sterling silver and gold-filled wire to create your own unique wire jewelry designs.

Wire Jewelry Findings
Make your own findings to enhance your jewelry creations using wire and a few hand tools. Make ear hooks, clasps, jump rings, and more.

Wire Jig Patterns & Projects
Jigs are a great way to make lots of wire jewelry designs and to ensure that they are all uniform in shape and size. You can even make your own jig. Here's you'll find free wire jig patterns, wire jig product information, and lots of wire jig jewelry making projects using wire such as sterling silver and gold-filled.

Wire Techniques & Info
Learn about wire, the different types available, what is best to use for certain types of jewelry, and important wire work techniques.

Valentine's Day Jewelry Projects
Show your love by making someone a special piece of jewelry. Choose from a list of related jewelry projects, many incorporating wire and beads.

4th of July Jewelry Projects
Take some red, white, and blue beads, some wire, some jewelry findings, and some imagination and make some of these fun jewelry projects.

Easter Jewelry Projects
Use your jewelry skills, along with some wire and beads, to make fun jewelry items for the Easter Holiday. These are also just fun if you want to celebrate spring!

Fathers' Day Jewelry Projects
Don't forget about dad. Even if he doesn't wear a lot of jewelry, there are still a few jewelry-related items you can make for him.

Hanukkha_Jewelry_Ornament_Projects
Beads, wire, metal, and clay are all great medium for jewelry and also for making Hanukkha related ornaments.

Jewelry Careers
From bench jeweler to beadshop owner to jewelry instructor, there are all kinds of careers available in the jewelry industry. These articles and links provide you with sources for discovering your own jewelry career possibilities.

Jewelry Design How-To's
Learn tips, tricks, and methods for designing jewelry along with basics on how to get started as a jewelry designer.

Jewelry Design Tools
Software and related tools are helpful sometimes when designing jewelry.

Fabricated Metal Holiday Ornaments and Jewelry
You don't need to be a metalsmith with years of experience to make these easy holiday ornaments. Odorn your tree or yourself with some metal, wire, and a dash of beads. Use your choice of metals such as gold, copper, or silver.

Mothers' Day Jewelry Projects
Make mom some wonderful jewelry to celebrate her special day. Here's you'll find mothers' bracelets as well as other jewelry projects to make for mom.

Advice & Information on Opening a Bead Store
It's the dream of many jewelry makers to one day have their own bead shop. The craft industry is a booming business, but before you quit your day job, take a look at some of the advice and information provided by people already in the business.

St. Patrick's Day Jewelry Projects
There's always a reason to make jewelry, and a holiday like St. Patrick's Day is another good reason to pull out your beads and wire and have fun.

Thanksgiving and Fall-Themed Jewelry Projects
Your Thanksgiving table doesn't have to be the only thing looking great this holiday. Make some pretty jewelry items for yourself to wear on this day of thanks.

Reviews of Beaded Jewelry CDs, DVDs, and More
Can't take a bead class in person? No problem. Here are a number of beaded CDs, DVDs, pdf files, and more that can help you learn to make beaded jewelry from home.

Books on Creativity
Not all books have to be about the nuts and bolts of how to make jewelry in order to inspire you.

Craft Business Books
So many jewelry makers eventually start selling their jewelry, eventually, they need to start buying craft and small business books, not just fun jewelry making books. Here are some you might find helpful.

Design Schools and Associations
Learn more about designing jewelry by taking classes. Here's a list of design schools and related design associations. Some have courses either about or related to jewelry making.

Fiber Jewelry Book Reviews
Fiber is a great medium for jewelry making, but there aren't a lot of books about it. Here are a few I've reviewed for you.

Jewelry Biz CDs/DVDs
Take a course in jewelry business via your television or computer with these resources to help you make the most of our jewelry business.

Jewelry Making & Related Magazine Reviews
There is a plethora of jewelry making, beading, wire, and related business magazines out there. So many that it can be overwhelming. Here are some reviews and information to help you decided which you need and which you may need to pass on.

Mixed Media Book Reviews
Mix it up with your jewelry making. These books will help you think outside of the box.

Mixed-Media Jewelry DVDs
Use all kinds of media, from beads to wire to resin to fiber, to make jewelry. Here are some DVD reviews to consider for your collection.

Wire & Metal Jewelry
Find reviews here of DVDs, videos, CDs, and more related to make jewelry using wire and other kinds of metal techniques.

Beading Supplies
Find the supplies you need to create beaded jewelry from this list of vendors who sell seed beads, gemstone beads, crystals, metal beads, wire, findings, and all kinds of related supplies.

Bulk Chains and Chains by the Inch
Buy chains in bulk or by the inch or foot even from this list of vendors. Chain is an excellent jewelry component to use in all kinds of jewelry making projects. You'll find chains available in gold, gold-filled, silver, and base metals.

Canadian Jewelry Making Resources
If you live in Canada, then you'll find these jewelry resource links handy. Find a school, get needed supplies, join an organization, or just be inspired.

Glass Supplies
You'll find all you need for lass jewelry making including lampwork, fused glass, and stained glass.

Jewelry Displays and Related Supplies
Have a show coming up? How are you going to display your jewelry? Here is a list of vendors that sell displays and other related supplies for jewelry makers.

Jewelry Making Findings
When you make jewelry, you need the parts and pieces used to connect all those great beads and wire components together, aka findings. Here are some vendors that sell jewelry findings as well as lots of other jewelry making supplies.

Metal/Wire Supplies
Find tools, equipment, and materials to make metal and wire related jewelry.

Pacific/Asian Suppliers
Links to jewelry schools, suppliers, organizations, and inspiration from Australia, New Zealand, and Asia.

Polymer/Metal Clay Supplies
Find materials, supplies, and equipment for the polymer clay jewelry artist and metal clay artist listed here.

Jewelry Making Tools/Equipment
This area list links to jewelry making vendors who supply a variety of tools and equipment for jewelry makers.

Wholesale Supplies
If you are in business, then you need to buy your jewelry supplies at wholesale prices. From bead to wire, you'll find a list of jewelry suppliers that cater to those who need to buy at wholesale prices.

European Jewelry Making Resources
For those who don't live in the US, you'll find links to jewelry making suppliers, schools, and artists from around the world including the UK, Italy, and more.

What Is Howlite?
Howlite is a stone sometimes used in jewelry-making.

Patriotic Jewelry Projects
15 DIY Patriotic Jewelry Projects

What Is Hematite? (Definition)
Hematite is a very popular gemstone, but what exactly is it?

Jump Ring Quality
What makes a quality jump ring? Jewelry Making. Page 2.

Jump Ring Techniques
You need to make sure you properly open and close your jump rings. Page 3.

Jewelry Making - Basic Materials, Tools and Techniques
Learn the basics of jewelry making using materials such as beads, wire, glass, metal, and clay. Discover new tools and new techniques.

Add Chain
Sari Ribbon and Pearl Earrings. Jewelry Making.

Creating the Wire Base
Wire wrapping the silk sari and pearl

Adding a Pearl
Sari Ribbon and Pearl Earrings. Jewelry Making.

Adding the Sari Ribbon
Sari Ribbon and Pearl Earrings. Jewelry Making.

Supplies
Supply List. Jewelry Making.

Finishing It Up
Sari Ribbon and Pearl Earrings. Jewelry Making.

Wire wrap the sari ribbon
Sari Ribbon and Pearl Earrings. Jewelry Making.

Sari Ribbon and Pearl Earrings
What is sari ribbon? Jewelry Making.

Make Money by Selling the Jewelry You Make
Have you always wanted to sell the jewelry you make? Or are you looking for other ways to earn an income with your jewelry? Now is your chance. We have everything you need to know to start your own jewelry business.

Smoothing Metal Clay
A paint brush is helpful to make metal clay jewelry.

Misc. Metal Clay Tools
Here are some other tools and odds and ends helpful when making metal clay jewelry.

Metal Clay Hand Tools
Once you have your metal clay and a way to fire it, you just need some inexpensive hand tools.

Cards for Metal Clay
A few cards are very handy when rolling out metal clay.

Cutting Metal Clay
You'll need a tool to cut your clay.

Firing the Clay
When firing metal clay, you have a number of options.

Closed Crimping Pliers
Closed Crimping Pliers. Jewelry Making.

Add Crimp Bead to Beading Wire
Add Crimp Bead to Beading Wire. Jewelry Making.

Curl the Crimp Bead
Curl the Crimp Bead. Jewelry Making.

Round the Crimp Bead
Round the Crimp Bead. Jewelry Making.

About Crimping Pliers
About Crimping Pliers. Jewelry Making.

Inspired Remnants, Curious Dreams by Kerin Gale
Book Review: Inspired Remnants, Curious Dreams by Kerin Gale

Pearl Earrings Projects
Pearls are forever classic yet can also be used to create trendy designs as well, and you only need a few pearls to make pretty pearl earrings.

Chandelier Earring Projects
One of the hottest jewelry trends to come and stay for good are chandelier earrings, and you can easily make your own using beads, wire, and findings. Here are some projects to get you started.

Metal and Wire Bracelet Projects
Use metal fabricate and form amazing bracelet designs, including metal sheet, semi-precious metal wire, and memory wire. Leave the metal as is, texture it, or combine it with beads of your choice.

Yarn Jewelry Projects and Techniques
Take a fresh approach to jewelry making my mixing materials. You would be surprised how much you can do with yarn.

Snowman Themed Jewelry and Crafts
The snowman is an icon of the holiday season, so here are some fun jewelry projects and other crafts in honor of him.

Fused Glass Jewelry Tutorials and Techniques
Learn techniques, tips, and projects for making fused glass jewelry.

Jewelry Making Projects
Make all kinds of jewelry - earrings, bracelets, necklaces - with these free jewelry making project instructions. Learn to use materials such as metal, wire, beads, clay, fiber and more to create unique hand-craft jewelry designs.

Wedding Jewelry Projects and Information
Make wedding jewelry and learn about some of the important details when it comes to jewelry designed for weddings.

Earring Project Videos
Watch and learn how to make a variety of earring designs.

Bracelet Project Videos
Learn to make bangles and other bracelet designs by watching these step-by-step videos.

Ring Project Videos
Make a ring for every finger using design ideas demonstrated in these jewelry making videos.

Metal Clay Techniques
Roll, cut, form, and fire metal clay in order to make some amazing jewelry designs.

Crystal Bead Necklace Projects
Sparkling crystals will get your necklace designs noticed.

Mixed Media Book Reviews
Mix it up with your jewelry making. These books will help you think outside of the box.

Seed Bead Necklace Projects - Make Seed Bead Necklaces
Seed Bead Necklace Projects

Jewelry Tool and Equipment Reviews
You need the right tool or piece of jewelry making equipment for the right jewelry making job. Here are a few reviews to get you started thinking about the important tools you need to make jewelry.

Mixed Media Book Reviews
Mix it up with your jewelry making. These books will help you think outside of the box.

Fiber Necklace Projects
These necklace projects include various types of fiber from waxed linen to ribbon and more.

Fiber Necklace Projects
These necklace projects include various types of fiber from waxed linen to ribbon and more.

Pearl Necklace Projects - Make Pearl Necklaces
Pearl Necklace Projects

Pearl Necklace Projects - Make Pearl Necklaces
Pearl Necklace Projects

Fall Jewelry Projects
Make jewelry designs by using thematic elements and color selections that make you think of the fall season.

Seed Bead Earring Projects
Weave tiny glass seed beads into beautiful earrings.

Metal and Wire Earring Projects
Use silver, copper, brass, and gold to fabricate fabulous earrings. Materials choices include sheet metal and wire.

Seed Bead Bracelets
Use various bead weaving techniques to create some interesting seed bead bracelets.

Gifts for Jewelry Designers
Share the wonderful world of jewelry making with friends and family through gifts every jewelry designer can use.

Gifts for Jewelry Designers
Share the wonderful world of jewelry making with friends and family through gifts every jewelry designer can use.

Holiday Jewelry Projects
The holiday season is a perfect time of year to share your love of jewelry making. Here are a bunch of great projects, some easy some a little more advanced, for you. Many of the ornament projects are also easily adaptable into jewelry items.

Jane Austen Earrings
These earring projects, using a combination of wire and beads, were inspired by Jane Austen.

Make Jewelry Findings Using Wire and Beads
Learn to make clasps, ear hooks, and other wonderful wire findings with these free and easy to follow wire findings tutorials.

Make Jewelry Findings Using Wire and Beads
Learn to make clasps, ear hooks, and other wonderful wire findings with these free and easy to follow wire findings tutorials.

Valentine's Day Jewelry Projects
Valentine's Day can really be every day of the week if you like to wear heart-themed jewelry or enjoy red or pink colored jewelry. These projects are for those who love jewelry.

Valentine's Day Jewelry Projects
Valentine's Day can really be every day of the week if you like to wear heart-themed jewelry or enjoy red or pink colored jewelry. These projects are for those who love jewelry.

Valentine's Day Jewelry Projects
Valentine's Day can really be every day of the week if you like to wear heart-themed jewelry or enjoy red or pink colored jewelry. These projects are for those who love jewelry.

St. Patrick's Day Jewelry Projects
There's always a reason to make jewelry, and a holiday like St. Patrick's Day is another good reason to pull out your beads and wire and have fun.

Free Jewelry Making E-Courses
Learn how to make jewelry at home with one of these free jewelry making e-courses. Discover new techniques in beading, wire work, fiber, fabrication, metal clay, and more. There is even a course on how to start your own jewelry business.

Bead Stringing Techniques
Learn the basics when it comes to bead stringing and master various techniques.

Wire Work Techniques
Master various wire jewelry making techniques and learn to make awesome wire jewelry.

Free Wire Chain Patterns
Use wire and links to create a variety of chain patterns to use in your jewelry designs. Many of these require no soldering.

Metal and Wire Bracelet Projects
Use metal fabricate and form amazing bracelet designs, including metal sheet, semi-precious metal wire, and memory wire. Leave the metal as is, texture it, or combine it with beads of your choice.

Bead and Wire Earring Projects
Two perfect jewelry making combinations - wire and beads - add them together to come up with a huge assortment of earring projects. Here are lots of wire and bead earrings, using materials such as gemstones, crystals, and precious metals to get you started.

Bead and Wire Earring Projects
Two perfect jewelry making combinations - wire and beads - add them together to come up with a huge assortment of earring projects. Here are lots of wire and bead earrings, using materials such as gemstones, crystals, and precious metals to get you started.

Wire and Bead Necklace Projects
Make a wide assortment of necklace designs using any of these easy to follow project instructions. Use only wire and make a chain or add beads for something a little extra. You have a large selection to choose from.

Wire and Bead Necklace Projects
Make a wide assortment of necklace designs using any of these easy to follow project instructions. Use only wire and make a chain or add beads for something a little extra. You have a large selection to choose from.

Bead Bugs: Cute, Creepy, and Quirky Projects to Make with Beads, Wire, and Fun Found Objects
Bead Bugs: Cute, Creepy, and Quirky Projects to Make with Beads, Wire, and Fun Found Objects by Amy Kopperude is all about making bugs with beads.

Maya Brenner, Success City Style
Maya Brenner is a jewelry designer to the stars, and in this interview, she shares how she got started.

Charlene Sevier, Transitioning Jewelry Designer
Charlene Sevier is a jewelry designer who is not afraid of trying something new.

Starting Her Journey
Starting Her Journey. Jewelry Making. Page 2.

Learning Her Jewelry Craft
Learning Her Jewelry Craft. Jewelry Making. Page 3.

Her Jewelry Focus
Her Jewelry Focus. Jewelry Making. Page 4.

Trends and Advice
Trends and Advice. Jewelry Making. Page 5.

Why Use Simulated Stones?
Is it a good idea to use gemstones in your jewelry or not? Why even consider using simulated stones?

Tips for Selling Jewelry at Shows
Selling your jewelry at shows is a good way to earn a little income with your jewelry as well as learn about your customers.

Sell Your Jewelry - Hunting Down a Sales Rep
This interview with the owner of Over the Moon Jewelry offers suggestions for hunting down a jewelry sales rep.

Tax Time - Jewelry Business Tax Tips
If you have a jewelry business, then one of the chores that goes along with being a professional jewelry designer is taxes, ugh! Here are some handy tips for organizing and getting yourself ready for that dreaded tax time.

Magazine for Wire Jewelry Enthusiasts
Finally! A magazine for those of us who love to make wire jewelry. Even bead lovers will find something to consider in this magazine called Step by Step Wire Jewelry.

Using a Jewelry Saw
Many jewelry fabrication projects require that you saw on metal. Therefore, a jewelry saw can be an important tool. However, using the correct size blade for your jewelry saw is critical.

Metal Jewelry Saw Tips
Metal Jewelry Saw Tips. Jewelry Making. Page 2.

The Power of Pearls - All About Pearls and Pearl Jewelry
Pearl trends, history, folk lore, and care, learn this and more about the powerful pearl.

Solder Tip 1: Fit
Solder Tip 1: Fit. Jewelry Making. Page 2.

Solder Tip 4: Amount
Solder Tip 4: Amount. Jewelry Making. Page 5.

Coral: Cool or Cruel?
Is it ethical to use coral as a material for jewelry making purposes?

Brick Stitch
Learn a little bit about brick stitch, a bead weaving stitch used for jewelry making.

How to Use a Wire Draw Plate
A draw plate is a helpful tool for wire workers and metalsmiths. Learn what this tool is all about and how to use it.

Draw Plate Lubricant
Draw Plate Lubricant. Jewelry Making. Page 2.

Steps for Using a Draw Plate
Steps for Using a Draw Plate. Jewelry Making. Page 3.

Earring Findings
Learn about the different types of findings used to make beaded earrings.

Jewelry Clasps and Connectors
Learn about some of the different clasps and connectors used to make beaded jewelry.

How to Use a Bead Tip
Learn the basics for using bead tips to finish off your beaded jewelry designs.

Knot the Cord
Knot the Cord. Jewelry Making. Page 2.

Pull Cord
Pull Cord. Jewelry Making. Page 3.

Knot in Shell
Knot in Shell. Jewelry Making. Page 4.

Close with Pliers
Close with Pliers. Jewelry Making. Page 5.

Finished Bead Tip
Finished Bead Tip. Jewelry Making. Page 6.

Making Charms Using Lost Wax Casting
Through a technique called lost wax casting, you can create your own metal charms and pendants.

Preparing the Wax Mold
Preparing the Wax Mold. Jewelry Making. Page 3.

Add Base to Sprue
Add Base to Sprue. Jewelry Making. Page 4.

Prepare Casting Tumbler
Prepare Casting Tumbler. Jewelry Making. Page 5.

Centrifuge Machine
Centrifuge Machine. Jewelry Making. Page 6.

Melt the Metal
Melt the Metal. Jewelry Making. Page 7.

Casting Complete
Casting Complete. Jewelry Making. Page 8.

Clean Up Charm
Clean Up Charm. Jewelry Making. Page 9.

Lost Wax Casting Supplies
Lost Wax Casting Supplies. Jewelry Making. Page 2.

Asian Paper Clay and Stamp Charm
Combine rubber stamps on paper clay to create designs and texture. Then use this technique to make jewelry compents like this Asian themed charm.

Wire Wrapped Toe Ring
Toe rings are still a hot jewelry trend, and they are pretty easy to make by fabricating some sterling silver wire.

Toe Ring Inspiration
Toe Ring Inspiration. Jewelry Making. Page 2.

Start Wrapping Wire
Start Wrapping Wire. Jewelry Making. Page 3.

Size Ring on Mandrel
Size Ring on Mandrel. Jewelry Making. Page 4.

Simple Loop aka Unwrapped Wire Loop
This basic wire technique is sometimes called the simple loop or the unwrapped loop technique. Whatever you call it, this method is a staple technique for wire work when you want to connect jewelry components.

Finished Alternative Wire Loop Method
Finished Alternative Wire Loop Method. Page 10.

Loops and Round-nosed Pliers
Loops and Round-nosed Pliers. Jewelry Making. Page 2.

Selecting Round-Nosed Pliers
Selecting Round-Nosed Pliers. Jewelry Making. Page 3.

First Loop Making Technique - Step 1
First Loop Making Technique - Step 1. Page 4.

First Loop Making Technique - Step 2
First Loop Making Technique - Step 2. Page 5.

First Loop Making Technique - Step 3
First Loop Making Technique - Step 3. Page 6.

Alternative Loop Making Technique - Step 1
Alternative Loop Making Technique - Step 1. Page 7.

Alternative Loop Making Technique - Step 2
Alternative Loop Making Technique - Step 2. Page 8.

Alternative Loop Making Technique - Step 3
Alternative Loop Making Technique - Step 3. Page 9.

Using a Ring Jig to Make Jump Rings
Here is yet another method for making jump rings. These instructions include using a bench vice and ring jig.

Start Sawing the Wire Coil
Start Sawing the Wire Coil. Jewelry Making. Page 10.

Start Wrapping the Wire
Start Wrapping the Wire. Jewelry Making. Page 2.

Hold the Wire Against the Bit
Hold the Wire Against the Bit. Jewelry Making. Page 3.

Attach Second Vise Grips
Attach Second Vise Grips. Jewelry Making. Page 4.

Wrap Wire Around Bit
Wrap Wire Around Bit. Jewelry Making. Page 5.

Finishing Wrapping Wire
Finishing Wrapping Wire. Jewelry Making. Page 6.

Prepare to Saw Jump Rings
Prepare to Saw Jump Rings. Jewelry Making. Page 7.

Prepare Your Saw
Prepare Your Saw. Jewelry Making. Page 8.

Put Wire Coil Into Jig
Put Wire Coil Into Jig. Jewelry Making. Page 9.

Make Resin Beads
With a two-part epoxy product called Ferido, you can shape and form resin into beads.

Note about Rubber Stamps
Note about Rubber Stamps. Jewelry Making. Page 2.

Roll & Stamp Clay
Roll & Stamp Clay. Jewelry Making. Page 3.

Holes in Paper Clay
Holes in Paper Clay. Jewelry Making. Page 4.

Finish Beaded Ornament Cover
Finish Beaded Ornament Cover. Jewelry Making. Page 10.

Bead Row 1
Bead Row 1. Jewelry Making. Page 2.

Bead Row 2
Bead Row 2. Jewelry Making. Page 3.

Going Through Bead
Going Through Bead. Jewelry Making. Page 4.

Bead Row 2 Repeated
Row 2 Repeated. Jewelry Making. Page 5.

Bead Row 3
Bead Row 3. Jewelry Making. Page 6.

Bead Rows 4 to 6
Bead Rows 4 to 6. Jewelry Making. Page 7.

Bead Row 7 and 8
Bead Row 7 and 8. Jewelry Making. Page 8.

Finish Bead Row 8
Finish Bead Row 8. Jewelry Making. Page 9.

Creating Frit
Creating Frit. Jewelry Making. Page 2.

Filling Up the Plastic Tumbler
Filling Up the Plastic Tumbler. Jewelry Making. Page 2.

Add the Soap to Tumbler
Add the Soap to Tumbler. Jewelry Making. Page 3.

Trun on the Machine
Trun on the Machine. Jewelry Making. Page 4.

Cleaning the Metal Shot
Cleaning the Metal Shot. Jewelry Making. Page 5.

Make Holes in Beads
Make Holes in Beads. Jewelry Making. Page 6.

Finish Resin Beads
Finish Resin Beads. Jewelry Making. Page 7.

About the Epoxy Product
About the Epoxy Product. Jewelry Making. Page 2.

Take Equal Resin Sections
Take Equal Resin Sections. Jewelry Making. Page 3.

Divide Resin
Divide Resin. Jewelry Making. Page 4.

Roll Resin
Roll Resin. Jewelry Making. Page 5.

Leather Jewelry: 30 Contemporary Projects
Leather Jewelry: 30 Contemporary Projects by Nathalie Mornu shows how simple it can be to make fun and funky jewelry using leather and an assortment of hand-tools.

Weave, Wrap, Coil: Creating Artisan Wire Jewelry by Jodi Bombardier
Weave, Wrap, Coil: Creating Artisan Wire Jewelry by Jodi Bombardier demonstrates wire jewelry making techniques that require no soldering as the wire is wrapped around itself to make cold connections.

Anodized: Brilliant Colors and Bold Designs for Aluminum Jewelry
Anodized: Brilliant Colors and Bold Designs for Aluminum Jewelry by Clare Stiles shows how to color, paint, and form anodized aluminum into jewelry.

Metalworking 101 for Beaders: Create Custom Findings, Pendants, and Projects
Metalworking 101 for Beaders: Create Custom Findings, Pendants, and Projects by Candie Cooper

Goldstone - What Is Goldstone
Goldstone is has the word stone in the name, but what is this sparkling gemstone really?

Metal Jewelry Fabrication
Metal Jewelry Fabrication

Beadecked Bead Books - Books for Making Beaded Ornaments
Laura Jansen has created a series of book for bead weavers who enjoy making gorgeous beaded ornament covers.

Beaded Ornament Cover - Weave Beads Into an Ornament Cover
Use your beading skills to create this netted ornament cover from seed beads and tear drop beads.

How to Make Fused Glass Frit - Making Frit with Fused Glass
Frit is made up of small pieces of glass and is used to create decorative elements on fused glass pieces such as pendants.

Lucky Clover Wire Charm
Use some inexpensive green wire and some handy wire looping techniques to make this fun little lucky charm.

Good as Gold Heart Necklace
Gold beading, gold-foil pink Ventian glass beads, gold cyrstals, well, you get the picture. This beautiful golden necklace is perfect for Valentine's Day or any day of the week you want to feel loved.

Lapis Lazuli Defined
Learn about the beautiful blue gemstone, Lapis Lazuli.

Using a Magnetic Polisher
If you have a good deal of jewelry to clean, then a magnetic polisher is an amazing piece of equipment you may want to check into. Here is how you use one.

Kwanzaa Ornament and Jewelry Projects
Make Kwanzza ornamentation and jewelry to adorn your home and yourself. Here are a few projects to get you started.

On-line Acutions - page 2 of 2
You can sell your finished jewelry or buy supplies such as beads, wire, stones, and tools through on-line auctions.

Plastic Jewelry - page 2 of 2
Plastic, yes, that's right. Antique bakalite and lucite to the newest in friendly plastic and polyester make up some unqiuely beautiful jewelry.

Youth Jewelry Projects - page 2 of 2
Here are links to all kinds of fun jewelry making projects for young people.

Make a Beaded Bead Bracelet - How to Make a Bracelet with Beaded Beads
Make your own beads from tiny Delica beads and then string them up in this crystal, glass, and stone bead bracelet design.

Attach Bead Tip
Attach Bead Tip

String on Beads
String on Beads

Attach Second Bead Tip
Attach Second Bead Tip

Add Jump Ring
Add Jump Ring

Attach Clasp
Attach Clasp

Finished Bracelet
Finished Bracelet

Jewelry Making Forum Monthly Contest Information
Find out the rules before you decide to participate. Also learn about the prizes given away each month. Then head over to the forum and join the fun.

Puzzle Piece Brass & Crystal Earrings
Real puzzle pieces are ornamented with brass wire and crystal beads in these fun mixed-media style earrings.

Prep the Puzzle Piece
Prep the Puzzle Piece

Add Brass Wire to Puzzle
Add Brass Wire to Puzzle

Add a Crystal Bead
Add a Crystal Bead

2nd Wrapped Loop
2nd Wrapped Loop

Brass Ear Hooks
Brass Ear Hooks

Finish Puzzle Earrings
Finish Puzzle Earrings

Organza and Metal Earrings
Make a romantic pair of brass and organza earrings with only a few components and findings.

Attach Heart
Attach Heart

Attach Ribbon
Attach Ribbon

Keep Ribbon from Fraying
Keep Ribbon from Fraying

Finish Earrings
Finish Earrings

Fused Dichroic Post Earrings
Small pieces of fused glass work perfectly with post earring findings, and the use of Dichroic glass gives you a rainbow of possibilities.

Black Glass Squares
Black Glass Squares

Cut Dichroic Glass
Cut Dichroic Glass

Assemble and Fire Glass
Assemble and Fire Glass

Glue on Posts
Glue on Posts

Other Fused Earring Ideas
Other Fused Earring Ideas

Getting Started: Learn Different Jewelry Making Methods
All kinds of jewelry making possiblities are out there waiting for you. Here's some advice on how you can get started making different types of jewelry today.

Make Halloween Resin Cabochons
With some stickers, resin, and a cabochon mold, you can make some adorable Halloween cabs for your jewelry designs.

Prepare Resin Cab Mold
Prepare Resin Cab Mold

Select Halloween Stickers
Select Halloween Stickers

Mix the Epoxy (Resin)
Mix the Epoxy (Resin)

Pour the Resin
Pour the Resin

Mix More Epoxy (Resin)
Mix More Epoxy (Resin)

Remove Resin Cabs from Mold
Remove Resin Cabs from Mold

Mansfield Park Earrings
Pearls are believed to symbolize purity, and Fanny’s purity of heart is a perfect match to these sweet pearl earrings.

Add Beads
Add Beads

Start Wire Wrap
Start Wire Wrap

Add Ear Hook
Add Ear Hook

Finish Earring
Finish Earring

Hammered Dangle Earrings
Use simple fabrication techniques combined with pre-fabricated jewelry components to make these dangling earrings.

Begin Making Head Pins
Begin Making Head Pins

Hammer Head Pins
Hammer Head Pins

Attach Head Pins
Attach Head Pins

Finish Earrings
Finish Earrings

Quckie Jewelry How-To's
Condensed and super quick information as well as projects for jewelry makers with little time. Get the quick and dirty on how to select quality cabs, locating a jewelry class for your needs, or making a pair of beaded earrings.

Primitive Resin Bead and Woven Linen Necklace
You don't have to be a macrame expert to make this resin bead and waxed linen necklace design, and you end up with a light-weight, colorful jewelry piece when you are finished.

Prepare Waxed Linen Cord
Prepare Waxed Linen Cord

Start Adding Resin Beads
Start Adding Resin Beads

Continue Beads and Knots
Continue Beads and Knots

Loop Waxed Linen Cord
Loop Waxed Linen Cord

Secure Knot Loop
Secure Knot Loop

Wrap Cord Around Itself
Wrap Cord Around Itself

Finish Off Both Linen Loops
Finish Off Both Linen Loops

Add Resin Hook Clasp
Add Resin Hook Clasp

Make Jewelry from Resin
Resin is a fun medium that allows for all kinds of jewelry making possibilities, and the basics are not that difficult to master. Learn to make cabochons, pendants, and lots more in this list of jewelry projects and related information.

Beaded Bottle Necklace - Make the Strap
This is the third and final part of the Beaded Bottle Necklace tutorial. Once you have the beads stitched around the bottle, you are ready to add the strap.

Finish Beaded Bottle Necklace
Finish Beaded Bottle Necklace

Start the Fringe
Start the Fringe

Finish V Fringe
Finish V Fringe

Thread Needle Up
Thread Needle Up

Make Beaded Loops
Make Beaded Loops

Start the Bead Strap
Start the Bead Strap

Secure Strap to Loop
Secure Strap to Loop

String Beads on Strap
String Beads on Strap

Determine Strap Length
Determine Strap Length

Use Copper Wire to Make a Jump Ring and Figure 8 Chain
This simple chain pattern is a good way to get some soldering practice in as you make a very pretty bracelet or necklace.

Make Jump Rings
Make Jump Rings

Make the Figure 8 Metal Rings
Make the Figure 8 Metal Rings

Use Copper Wire to Make a Jump Ring and Figure 8 Chain
This simple chain pattern is a good way to get some soldering practice in as you make a very pretty bracelet or necklace.

How to Teach Jewelry Making Classes
Have you ever thought of teaching others to make jewelry? How do you set up a class? Where would you teach it? Here are a few suggestions for you so that you can teach your own jewelry making classes.

Where to Teach Jewelry Classes?
Where to Teach Jewelry Classes? Tips for finding places to teach.

What Jewelry Skills to Teach?
What Jewelry Skills to Teach?

How to Teach Jewelry Making?
How to Teach Jewelry Making?

Who to Teach Jewelry Classes to?
Who to Teach Jewelry Classes to?

Jewelry Making Classes Conclusion
Jewelry Making Classes Conclusion

Add Crystal & Silver Beads
Add Crystal & Silver Beads

Make Second Silver & Crystal Section
Make Second Silver & Crystal Section

Assemble Your Earrings
Assemble Your Earrings

Purple Pearl & Opal Cube Earrings
Mix it up with some faux purple pearls and cube-shaped opal-colored crystal earrings.

Make a Head Pin
Make a Head Pin

Add Bead and Bead Cap
Add Bead and Bead Cap

Bead Cube Bead Section
Bead Cube Bead Section

Assemble Your Earrings
Assemble Your Earrings

Olivine Briolette Crystal & Chain Earrings
Green briolette crystals dangle from fine link chain in these elegant earrings.

Add Ear Hooks
Add Ear Hooks

Finished Briolette Earrings
Finished Briolette Earrings

Blast from the Past Crystal Earrings
I used to make and sell these crystal and hematite star earrings like hot cakes back in the day.

Attach Wire to Crystal
Attach Wire to Crystal

Finish Wire Loop
Finish Wire Loop

Add Hematite Star Bead
Add Hematite Star Bead

First Ear Hook
First Ear Hook

Start Next Earring
Start Next Earring

Coil Wire
Coil Wire

Finished Crystal Earrings
Finished Crystal Earrings

Bow Tie Crystal Heart Earrings
Unusually shaped Swarovski crystal crystal beads were the inspiration for these wire and bead earrings.

Note on the Beads
Note on the Beads

Wire Wrap the Heart
Wire Wrap the Heart

Unwrapped Loop
Unwrapped Loop

Bow Tie Bead Section
Bow Tie Bead Section

Attach Bead Sections
Attach Bead Sections

Amazing Butterfly Crystal Dangle Hoop Earrings
These are amazingly easy to make and amazingly pretty to wear.

Supplies and Materials
Supplies and Materials

Make a Crystal Dangle
Make a Crystal Dangle

Add Dangle to Hoop
Add Dangle to Hoop

Bend End of Wire
Bend End of Wire

Finished Earrings
Finished Earrings

Wire Heart Head Pin
This is designed as a head pin with a little upside down heart on the bottom of the wire; however, you may be able to adapt this wire heart into other interesting jewelry elements.

First Wire Curl
First Wire Curl

Bend Wire
Bend Wire

Next Wire Curl
Next Wire Curl

Finish Heart Head Pin
Finish Heart Head Pin

Four Loop Wire Component
Learn to make this very versatile wire component. Use it for earrings, bracelets, or even as part of a clasp

Selecting Your Wire
Selecting Your Wire

Make Loop One
Make Loop One

Make Loop Two
Make Loop Two

Make Loop Three
Make Loop Three

Make Fourth Loop
Make Fourth Loop

Finish Wire Component
Finish Wire Component

Four Loop Wire Design Ideas
Four Loop Wire Design Ideas

Another Design Idea
Another Design Idea

Make a Wire Coil Eye Pin
Eye pins are findings used to connect various jewelry components together. This tutorial shows you to make a jazzed up eye pin using a little wire and a few hand tools.

First Wire Eye Loop
First Wire Eye Loop

Second Wire Eye Loop
Second Wire Eye Loop

Coil the Wire
Coil the Wire

Curly Wire and Crystal Ornament
Combine craft wire and beads to create this fun ornament to adorn your holiday tree, or adapt it to make some fun earrings.

Top Wire Loop
Top Wire Loop

Start Adding Beads
Start Adding Beads

Add Seed Beads
Add Seed Beads

Curl the Wire
Curl the Wire

Add a Dangle
Add a Dangle

Variation Ideas
Variation Ideas

Coin Pearl and Stick Chain Necklace
Fabricate a chain and add a little elegant pendant you also make yourself using wire, pearls, and crystals.

Make the Chain
Make the Chain

Start Pearl Pendant
Start Pearl Pendant

Pearl Wire Wrap
Pearl Wire Wrap

Finish Pearl Wrap
Finish Pearl Wrap

Add Eye Component
Add Eye Component

Add Hook
Add Hook

Attach Pendant
Attach Pendant

Finishing & Filing
Finishing & Filing

Learn About Wire Used for Making Jewelry
Learn about some of the basic "need to know" details about wire used for making jewelry.

Sizes of Wire
Jewelry making wire comes in different sizes

Shapes of Wire
Jewelry making wire comes in different shapes.

Hardness of Wire
Understand the hardness factor for jewelry making wire.