Category Archives: Jewelry Making

The Ancient Art of Making Rose Beads

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When the roses are in full bloom is the time for this activity. It is an ancient art and I do not know where it originated. It is fun to do. Fragrant roses are the kind to use. I remember picking American Beauty roses and wild rose petals to make the rose beads. The more fragrant the flower is the more fragrant the rose beads will be.

How to Make Jewelry using African Beads

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Africa has been making jewelry crafted by hand for a very long time in keep with their traditions and they use African beads which come in a wide variety of colors and shapes as well as textures.

The Proper Usage of Jewelry Making Tools

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In making your own jewelry, the first things you want to prepare are your materials and tools.

What is a Headpin?

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New jewelry designers will come up to speed faster when they earn the terminology of different jewelry-making components.

What is a Cone Finding?

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Handmade Jewelry Basics – What is a Cone Finding?

What is a Toggle?

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Handmade Jewelry Making Basics – What is a Toggle?

What is a Spring Ring?

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Handmade Jewelry Making Basics – What is a Spring Ring?

What is a Lobster Claw Clasp?

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Handmade Jewelry Making Basics – What is a Lobster Claw Clasp?

What is a Jump Ring?

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Handmade Jewelry Making Basics – What is a Jump Ring?

Fun of Bead Crafts

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Craft beads have been utilized for making jewelry and decorative pieces for centuries. In olden times stones, turtle shells and animal horns etc. were used for making decorative pieces.

Basic Items for Your Jewelry Making Toolkit

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If you love jewelry, as I do, you know that finding the perfect piece to match an outfit can be challenging.

Want to Try Making Beaded Jewelry?

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If you are reading this article, chances are either that you already love beads and are looking to assemble combinations of your own, or that you are checking out beads and how best to incorporate them into your attire.

Making Jewelry: Instructions for Making Earrings

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Instructions for Making Earrings

What is an Earwire?

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Handmade Jewelry Making Basics – What is an Earwire?

Handmade Jewelry Making Basics – What is a Crimp?

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Good crimping practices and quality crimps play an important part in jewelry design, but many designers minimize the roles these components play in favor of the more visible components.

Homemade Safety Pin Jewellery

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Make a beautiful bracelet from safety pins and beads. No one will know what it’s made of until they look really closely.