Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist - Jewelry Making, Jewelry Arts, Gems, Minerals and More! Get the most out of your gemstones with unique settings! Create a dazzling heart ornament with glittering red goldstone, flowing sterling silver ribbons, and gold-colored drusy accents for a sparkling ladies' bolo, also suitable for any slide or pendant. Set the heart-shaped cabochon in a special partial bezel, the accents and bolo tips in traditional bezels. Make a kinetic bracelet by forming a channeled brass bangle, place round onyx beads inside it, then close up the opening just enough to keep the beads from escaping and watch them roll back and forth – and learn to use the latest Fretz hammers and stakes at the same time.
Links to many great free beading lessons, free beadwork tutorials and beading help and how-to's can be found right here! Are you looking to learn a new beadwork stitch or to refine a beading technique? This is the place! Learn Beading and BeadworkThere's a lot to learn when you're a new beader. Free Beading Lessons and Beadwork Tutorials
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Stitch it In this series, host Katie Hacker, along with our amazing designers will twist it, weave it, tie it and design it – all techniques for creating fabulous jewelry. First, Katie shows that all you need is a needle and thread to stitch your way to beautiful detailing with an embellished leather cuff bracelet using blanket stitch.
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Jatayu: Metal And Wire Jewelry, Jewelry Fabrication Tools And Supplies, Classes & Turorials By Connie Fox Metal & Wire Jewelry With Connie Fox August, 2011. When you work with metal you learn the importance of flexibility. Over the past couple of years I have undergone some changes which are also reflected in my website. At one time I was teaching on the road in addition to teaching in my studio. After numerous cross country trips toting heavy suitcases I finally said goodbye to airports (with the exception of an occasional trip for pleasure).