Distribution Partners Website operators that license our ad serving technology pass information to us so that we may serve advertisements to you. Third Party Cookies. Jewelry Making Daily. Bead World. One Stop Bead Shop for Beading Supplies - Wholesale Beads and Jewelry Making Supplies - Fire Mountain Gems and Beads. Jewelry Making Articles, Jewelry Making Tutorial. ¿Cómo llevarlo? | Tutorials. Jewelry Tutorial Headquarters — Free jewelry tutorials and resources for jewelry business or hobby! Favorite Techniques: Tubular Braiding with Wire Tutorial. Today we have a very special treat for beaders who love to work with wire! Lisa Van Herik of Woven Wire Studio is a talented designer, creating gorgeous dimensional jewelry and sculpture with wire. She has been working with a variety of techniques and mediums over the last 20 years, and has been featured in museums and galleries, along with her own self publish instructional books.
Lisa’s favorite technique is an original wire weaving concept, or tubular braiding. It’s beautiful, versatile, and great for beginners and experts alike. Inspirational Beading: What is your all time favorite beading or jewelry technique? Lisa: Of all of the various and plentiful wire jewelry making techniques, my favorite is called Crown Sinnet Braiding. Inspirational Beading: Do you have a favorite material to use it with? Lisa: I’ve always worked in sterling and fine silver wires but given their expense today, copper wire would be my preferred wire for working this technique. Cleaning and Preparing Your Wire. Beginning Viking Knit Tutorial - Artisan Whimsy. Tools and Supplies Needed: Needle nose pliers Wire cutters Round nose pliers Wooden dowel Draw plate 20 gauge wire 24 or 26 gauge wire Tape For a bracelet: End caps, toggle, beads of your choice.
What is Viking knit (also known as trichinopoly)? It is a type of weaving that is centuries old, and has even been found in archaeological sites in Scandinavia dating back to 8th Century A.D., or the Viking era. Today, we see Viking knit chains woven mostly with wire and used to make beautiful necklaces, bracelets, and even earrings. To get started, you will need a wooden dowel and draw plate, this can be bought as a kit (I found mine at Michael’s.)The wire I will be making my Viking knit chain with is 24 gauge, but 26 can be used as well. There is single knit and double knit. (Each numbered step will correspond with a picture) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Wrap one end of the wire around the top of the flower, to keep it in place while weaving, and string it through a petal. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.
The Crafty Geek - What is Viking Knit? I am often asked, "What is viking knit? " So, I've decided to share my technique in photos, a lovely viking knit bracelet from beginning to end. Lovely handmade chains have been found in Viking treasure troves in Scandinavia. Made from melted down coins turned into fine wire, these chains were made using a loop in loop technique. Talk about wearing your wealth! These same techniques can be used today, though we don't tend to use coin silver anymore. To begin, use some cheap craft wire. Wrap the four loops together into a little bundle and then cut off the excess craft wire. Open up the four loops like a flower. I like to use knitting needles as my core, but you can use any regularly shaped mandrel. Take the long end of the wire, and move to your next petal to the left.
Cross the long end of the wire over the top, making another loop. The technique shown here is what is called single knit. When you reach the end of your piece of wire, tuck the short end under when completing the loop. Another Project Completed | everythingjules. Awhile back I started a four foot rope necklace of Kumihimo using size 11 seed beads and instead of c-lon cord, I used button thread. My reasoning was that with the thread, I could use a bead needle to string the beads on with; making it a lot easier in the long run.
It took a lot longer to work on and half way through it, I started thinking this is more than I want to do and maybe start over on c-lon cord; the tread made the whole process more difficult. I didn’t want to continue, but felt I had invested this much time into the project that I should keep going. So I did. I had trouble coming up with an idea for matching earrings; after all the beads were tiny and didn’t have that “pop” factor you need with earrings. After showing one of the ladies at “Thistle Beads” in Niantic (my favorite bead shop), she suggested I use the thread for the earrings as well and make tassels. Happy creating everyone! Like this: Like Loading... Viking Knit Directions. Fine Art by Rocio Viking Knit Directions Step 1Wrap the bronze color wire around a credit card 5 times Step 2Slide the wire off and wrap one end around like shown above.
Step 3Pull out the 5 pieces to form equal spaced points. Step 4With a pen or marker, draw a 5 point star. Step 5Draw lines that connect to the star pattern on the end. Line up the wire ends with the lines.The Lines are not shown in this photo. Step 7Tape the wire in place. Step 8Fold down the long wire along one of the points. Step 9Start looping the wire this way. Step 10Continue looping the wire through the points around the rod. Step 11may need to enlarge this photo.may need to enlarge this photo. Step 12loop from the bottom. Step 13Use the Viking Knit tool to poke under the loops if there isn't enough space to slide the wire under.
Step 14Cut the wire leaving about a 1/4" Step 15Start the silver wire by sliding it in from this direction. Step 16Start the silver wire at the ending point of the copper knit. Bisutería paso a paso. Kumihimo 101 - How to Kumihimo: Supplies, Videos & Tutorials. Learn about kumihimo with our free tutorials and instructional videos, then pick up some kumihimo supplies and try this fun and rewarding technique for yourself. What is Kumihimo? Kumihimo is an ancient Japanese form of braiding using multiple strands of cord and/or ribbon. Kumihimo braids are very popular for bracelets but can also be used in necklaces. Different designs and patterns are possible by changing your braiding material, varying the thickness or number of your strands, using a round disk versus a square plate, and also by adding beads to your kumihimo braid. How to Kumihimo Though it may seem daunting at first, getting the right supplies and learning the basic technique will have you making kumihimo braids in no time!
Kumihimo Project Tutorials and How-To Videos Learn how to kumihimo and get inspired by our instructional videos and project tutorials. See all of our kumihimo instructional videos and our kumihimo projects below. Kumihimo Supplies New! Knitting Spool Basics - Beadsisters. Different stringing materials, whether it be wire, beading cord, wool or ribbon, will produce different results. The beauty of the knitting spool is that it is very easy to use, so enjoy experimenting with it and send us some pictures of the finished results for our Gallery Page.
Many different stringing materials / threads can be used with the knitting spool. The instructions show casting on with wire on the 5-pin spool – casting on is the same for the 3-pin spool and for any stringing material used. If you plan to knit with beads, add plenty of beads before you begin knitting. Knitting with beads already strung onto your thread material can produce many different results. There are no hard and fast rules on what beads you can use, although anything larger than 4mm may make it difficult to knit and affect the tension. Too many 4mm beads, especially on the 3-pin spool, may look too chunky and cluttered. Here are a few ideas to get you started: Seed beads – size 8 (3mm) and size 6 (4mm). Как быстро изготовить приспособление для создания украшений из проволоки. Обсуждение на LiveInternet. Многим известно приспособление "Wig Jig", используемое для изготовления компонентов украшений из проволоки.
При желании, аналогичное устройство можно изготовить в домашних условиях всего за полчаса. Для этого вам потребуется небольшая дощечка из твердой древесины (например, бука), дрель и тонкое сверло. В приведенном ниже примере рассматривается прямоугольная схема расположения отверстий. Можно также располагать отверстия по радиальной схеме. Выберите подходящую дощечку и прикрепите к ней (например, с помощью скотча) прямоугольник, вырезанный из листа бумаги в клетку. В нашем случае отверстия будут располагаться с шагом 5 мм.
Просверлите отверстия прямо через бумагу. Удалите бумагу и обработайте поверхность дощечки мелкозернистой шкуркой. Теперь нужно изготовить штырьки. На приведенных ниже рисунках показан принцип использования устройства. Jewelry Supply Toolbox. Jewelry Tools, Jewelry Making Findings and Jewelry Supplies Often when you start a new hobby you will find that you have everything you need for that hobby, but one critical tool or supply. After you start on a project, you find that you can't complete the project because of that missing jewelry supply item. For a beginner, this can be devastating. In our web site, we try very hard to list all the tools and supplies used with every jewelry making project that we provide. We also try to sell all the critical jewelry supplies in our Internet store.
In this section of our web site we provide articles are focused on beginners explaining what the commonly available jewelry tools, jewelry findings and jewelry making supplies are and how they are used when making jewelry with wire and beads. Jewelry Tools for Beginners We have at least 8 articles in this section on jewelry tools, with all the articles written to be easily understood by a beginner to making jewelry. Jewelry Board Tutorial | whippy cake. Last summer I attempted to make a jewelry board to store all my accessories in one central location. I’m not the most handy/industrial lady but I smacked a few nails and doused the thing in glue and it held up pretty well. It wasn’t the prettiest or most practical jewelry holder but it was definitely functional. I knew I would want to attempt to make a newer, more improved, refined jewelry board but it ended up taking me me a year to find the motivation.
I was asked to post a tutorial on the first one I made but to be honest I didn’t take any pictures of the process and I wasn’t sure it was really a good design with the spike nails and industrial staples poking out every where. I was actually a little worried one of my kids would poke an eye out or get scratched on it.
This time around I kept track of my supply list and took pictures of the building process so I could share them with you. Supplies used: 1. Step Five:One of the most important steps was attaching the frame. Education Station - Rings & Things. Jewelry Making - Crafts & Handiwork. Shrinky Dinks Test Lab – The Wrap-up Of It All… [16 Jul 2008 | By Dot | 16 Comment(s) | 33,762 views ] Hope you all enjoyed the shrinky dinks test lab… I sure did! A reminder, I want to see your creations. If you’re on Flickr, add your pictures to the new Dabbled pool, and/or put a comment here (with a link to your blog) or one of the other Test Lab posts.
If we get enough fun stuff, i’ll do a spotlight on readers’ shrinkies :) Also, be sure to check out the comments, because there are alot of talented people who posted their experiences, especially with sealing, and there is good info to be had. Here are links to all the posts, for your ease of reading pleasure. Part 1: HOW TO- Doodle Charms – Jewelry from recycled plastic This section is a good basic tutorial on how to make shrinky jewerly from old takeout containers, with just sharpies, scissors, a hole punch, and a bit of creativity. Part 2: What would happen if..? This section is the first of the experiments. Part 3: More experimentation in the Shrinky Dink Test Lab. Anillo Ainhoa. Shrink plastic ring tutorial. Thank you to everyone who requested a shrinkydinks ring tutorial! This tutorial is an experimental method, not an exact science – you should have fun playing with it… UPDATE: Since posting this very popular tutorial in 2008, I’ve answered every question imaginable in the comments of this post.
If you have questions, you’re welcome to trawl back through the hundreds of comments to find my answers, or, to make things easier, I’ve compiled a 3-page shrinky rings FAQ, which is available exclusively when you donate $1 or more towards my tutorial (this also entitles you to further help from me by email, should you need it). Please see the end of this post for more details about this policy Please note: if you’ve come here via the lovely bird ‘ring’ picture on Pinterest, read this post to answer your questions. This tutorial is Donationware – the instructions are available for free, but if you like it please consider sending me a donation to show your appreciation: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. That’s it! Doodle Earrings (Jewelry Charms) by Recycling #6 plastic (Make your own shrinky dinks!)
Jewelry Archives. The very second I heard about Kumihimo I was online ordering a starter kit for myself. The. Very. Second. When it got here I jumped around the living room like a loon clutching my bubble mailer. I hadn’t even opened it yet. When I opened it, I jumped right in. Beads and Crystals Ring. This delicate beaded ring is made using the same stitch as the peyote rings, bracelets, and beads that we’ve posted before. This project is all about how changing up the beads used can make a huge impact on the look of the finished ring. Supplies: - 3mm fire polished Czech crystals - 8/0 seed beads - 11/0 seed beads - 11/0 cylinder beads - beading needle - beading thread (I used Nymo 00) You can make this ring as tall as you want, but I found 7 crystals to be a nice size. If you use 7 crystals like I did you’ll need 14 each of the 8/0 and 11/0 seed beads, then a couple grams of the 11/0 cylinders.
You could replace the 11/0 cylinders with 15/0 seed beads if you prefer. From this point on, I’ll refer to the 3mm crystals as “crystals,” the 8/0 seed beads as “large,”, the 11/0 seed beads as “medium,” and the 11/0 cylinders as “small.” Continuing to use the size notations makes the instructions unnecessarily complicated! Want more information about seed bead sizes, shapes and finishes? Inspirational Beading.