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Fold-Formed Earrings Tutorial

Created by: Polly Nobbs-LaRue 1. Jewelry Lab: 52 Experiments, Investigations and Explorations in Metal has a great tutorial on fold forming. 2. To make a matching pair of earrings, cut 2 squares or rectangles of silver sheet, and fold each in half as precisely as possible. Use a nylon hammer to flatten the fold. Then cut a design (half an oval, half a teardrop, etc.) out of paper, and use the template to trace and cut out matching shapes on the folded edge of each piece of metal.

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Sagittarius Leather Bracelet

Design Options: Substitute a traditional birthstone colored crystal to replace the icy White Opal used in this design. There are many other charms that could replace the zodiac; have fun finding the one that best suits you! Black, natural or other colors of leather would work nicely in this design.

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Sonya Snow Skater Necklace Tutorial

Created by: Amy Mickelson 1. Cut the metal sheet to the desired size. File the edges smooth and punch holes in corners and on the bottom. Sand the surfaces and clean. 2. Place inked rubber stamp on flat surface, ink side up. Press the metal piece onto stamped image and remove.

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Cognitive Resonance Pendant Tutorial

Wear safety glasses when cutting, drilling or punching. Lay out pattern; carefully set aside, away from your hammering surface. Decide the size rivets you'll need for each hole. This depends on two factors. The watch parts: Some have a large hole and will only work with larger gauge wire and/or in combination with other gears or beads used as spacers or fillers. Others have a small hole or are too hard to punch with the plier punch. The plier punch can...

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Wavy Gravy Necklace Tutorial

Created by: Polly Nobbs-LaRue 1. This simply strung repeating pattern necklace has a finished length of 18"". The wavy disk beads give the design extra dimension and texture.

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Poppy Field Pendant Necklace Tutorial

Created by: Mollie Valente 1. Select and clean two matching glass pieces. 2. Select an image and cut it to match the glass shape and size. 3. Carefully wrap the glass with copper-foil tape. To create a tight seal, burnish the foil to the glass (a Sharpie pen handle makes a great burnishing tool).

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Easy as Pie Napkin Ring Tutorial

TierraCast's Wire Hoops aren't just for earrings and charm-holder pendants -- they're also a great size for napkin rings! Create autumn-themed napkin holders with TierraCast's limited-edition pumpkin charms.

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Trisha Earrings Tutorial

If you've never set faceted stones before, tube settings are a great way to get started! With your awl or other sharp object, create a small, straight hole in the rubber block. Set topaz Cubic Zirconia stone face down on block, and line up post bezel over the stone. Press down, and...

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Wind Dancer Earrings Tutorial

Created by: Summer Melaas. 1. Cut about a foot of wire and place the wire almost 3/4 of the way in the hole of the feather. 2. Cross wires over each other above the top of the feather. Bend the shorter one straight up...

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Spokane Showroom

Visit our Spokane, WA, Showroom for personalized service and expert advice that you can't get in the big box stores! Many of our staff members are jewelry makers, and they're ready to help you discover the best supplies and techniques for your personal creative journey.In addition to 1000's of special Showroom-only beads and jewelry supplies, you also have access to another 10,000+ items from our online store. If an item isn't on display, just ask and we'll pull it from the back for you to look at.Follow us on Facebook and/or subscribe to our "Spokane, WA Showroom" emails for information about Showroom parties, classes, sales, free demonstrations, and other fun events. Sign up now for Jewelry Making Classes in our s p a c i o u s NEW classes area! (we are limiting attendance, have safe spacing, and require a mask whenever the CDC or WA state require it)

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Fit for a Queen Ring Tutorial

This simple project features Swarovski crystal rivoli stones and 1-time adjustable ring blanks with a bezel setting. Created by: Amy Mickelson 1. Place the correct size of rivoli stone in the corresponding size of ring bezel setting.

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Bubble Wand - Necklace Tutorial

To straighten and harden the wire, run the length of the wire through the nylon pliers. Use the ring mandrel to form a "bubble" loop (ours is size 9-1/2).

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Red Light / Green Light Enamel Earrings

Your Choice: They're balloons, streetlights or lollipops! Punch a 1/16" hole in each blank, directly opposite the existing loop or hole. Clean the blanks with Penny Brite to remove all oils. Spray each blank lightly with Klyr Fire before sifting enamel evenly onto each blank: red on one, green on another, and foundation white on the strips.

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Ring Around the Rosies Earring Tutorial

The TierraCast Dulce Vida rings are reversible, with a different design on each side. If you wish the earrings to match, face the rings in the same direction during assembly.

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Celebrations Day of the Dead Tutorial

Celebrations Day of the Dead bracelet depicts the musical side of this holiday. The beautiful TierraCast musical charms nicely offset the Swarovski Crystal Mystic Black pearls.

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Flores de Muertos Bracelet Tutorial

Use 4 of each color crystal to create 28 wrapped loop crystal dangles. This finished length is 8.5". Use larger or smaller jump rings to adjust the length.

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Extra Briolicious Necklace Tutorial

These sparkling, shimmering beads are beautiful and easy to use. This doesn't really count as a tutorial... really I just bought one of each color and strung them on a sleek black choker.

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Fade To Black Crystal Pendant Tutorial

Arrange stones from lightest to darkest. Set first rivoli in top setting, pressing the bezel into place to hold the stone firm.

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Raspberry Beret Necklace Tutorial

Technically, this sweet pendant is topped with a strawberry quartz bead, but it's every bit as full of sass as the song it's named after.

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Fashion and Function Pin Cushion Ring Tutorial

Created by: Amy Mickelson 1. Create a cardboard template 2.5 times the diameter of the bezel (approximately 2.25" for this ring). 2. Using a doubled 36" piece of sewing thread, knotted at one end, sew a running stitch around the edge of the fabric piece about 5mm in from the edge.

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