Free Wire Jewelry Tutorials
Instead of specific tutorials about wire jewelry projects, today I have gathered links to wire basics. We love to make the pretty stuff, but often forget we can add uniqueness to our jewelry with original findings, or save money by making our own jump rings. Enjoy these tutorials – while the videos feature actual projects.
http://www.craftsy.com Sat, 26 Apr 2014 17:00:36 GMT
You have perfected your wrapped loops, you’ve got crimping down, and you are developing a discerning eye for which beads and components you really want to work with. Your jewelry is developing its own distinctive voice, but there’s something that’s still not quite right. Perhaps it’s those finishing touches you put to your jewelry, the nuts and bolts that are easy to overlook initially: the findings.
http://jewelrytutorialhq.com Tue, 13 May 2014 20:46:56 GMT
Why do we need to work harden wire? Work hardening techniques allow us to deliberately change the temper of the wire that we want to work with and force it into a stronger state. In other words, we would work harden to give strength to soft metal to help it hold its shape. We can also use it to add springiness, as is helpful in a latched hoop earring or clasp.
http://byarchuk.wordpress.com Mon, 19 May 2014 13:11:26 GMT
So in this tutorial, I will be giving you guys some tips and walking you through the steps of forming wire to get the shape you want! I will be showing a wire heart and word, but here’s what these techniques can end up giving you the ability to create.
http://handmade4all.com Mon, 12 May 2014 19:08:58 GMT
Bring wire out from backstage and give it a starring role with this bracelet design. This tutorial shows you how to make wire jewelry that highlights the wire itself by using it to connect beads in elegant spirals. There’s no reason wire has to be hidden in your jewelry projects! Let it shine with this simple wire bracelet tutorial.
http://www.resinobsession.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:00:00 GMT
One of the neat things (or disastrous things) about resin is that it will stick to almost anything. If you don’t have any resin molds, but want to make resin jewelry, a little bit of wire will help you get it done.
http://www.craftsy.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:00:14 GMT
Jump rings are an integral part of the jewelry design process as they’re easy to use and have near unlimited applications. You can use them to attach charms, make chain, and finish your work with them. In this tutorial, with just a few basic jewelry making skills you can learn how to make a jump ring, an essential wirework technique.
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Learn to make your own wire wrapped jewelry components with this easy tutorial on creating and adding a bail to pendant necklaces.
This is the first video for my Birthstone Jewelry Tutorial series. I will be making a tutorial for every month featuring its birthstone.