Making a wrapped loop is a technique that every crafter and jewelry-maker should master! Whether you are making fine jewelry earrings or making dangles for a candle bobeche, this technique comes in handy. Today I’m going to get you started by making a beaded “dangle” or drop, using a headpin. Let’s get going! Materials: Bead […]
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Finishing off a bracelet or necklace using crimping pliers may look intimidating – but if you follow 3 simple steps, you’ll be crimping like a pro before you know it! Before we start, let’s take a closer look at our crimping pliers (read a post about crimping pliers here.) You will notice that there are […]
This is a simple but elegant bracelet designed to sparkle like the snow on a moonlit night. It is perfect to complete that little black dress at a cocktail party, or to dress up your favorite jeans & t-shirt. You can even wear it for the 4th of July- how versatile is that! Supply List: […]
Crimping pliers are an essential tool for creating jewelry with beading wire. The little loops used to attach a lobster clasp or trendy toggle clasp to beads strung on wire is created by looping the wire in half, and securing with a crimp bead. There are several types of crimping pliers – Micro, […]
Choosing the proper beading wire is vital for stringing durable, professional- looking necklaces and bracelets. Beadalon® wire is made up of strands of very thin stainless steel wires coated in nylon to make them durable, flexible, and resistant to kinking. Available in 7-strand, 19-strand, and 49-strand varieties and many different thicknesses, there is a […]