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  • Before you start, you're going to need a few things: Embroidery floss Scissors Tape A Homemade 'loom' Embroidery floss can be found at any craft store, so far I haven't been able to find it at Walmart or Target. Embroidery floss can come...

    How to Make Friendship Bracelets With Letters and Numbers

    How to Make Friendship Bracelets With Letters and Numbers

    by Lindsey248

  • Make a colorful jewelry set using the age old technique of tying macrame knots. This easy DIY project can be done in about two hours.

    DIY Boho Macrame Jewelry Set

    DIY Boho Macrame Jewelry Set

    by Priyanka Estambale0

  • It might seem a little bizarre but a wisdom teeth necklace is what many opt for to safe keep their pearlies after a surgery. Find out how you can make a wisdom teeth necklace.

    How to Make a Necklace out of Your Wisdom Teeth

    How to Make a Necklace out of Your Wisdom Teeth

    by Kalpana Iyer3

  • Learn about gold and silver metal clay formulas from Art Clay and PMC brands plus Aura 22 and AGS (Accent Gold for Silver and the key characteristics and best uses of each formula from those brands.

    Metal Clay Silver and Gold Brands and Formulas

    Metal Clay Silver and Gold Brands and Formulas

    by Margaret Schindel9

  • How to make silver, bronze or copper clay oil paste using plant-based essential oil or Sherri Haab Pastemaker and how to use it for strong joins in metal clay. Includes full lavender paste recipe.

    How to Make Metal Clay Oil Paste

    How to Make Metal Clay Oil Paste

    by Margaret Schindel9

  • With just a few supplies and time, you too can turn common potatoes into beautiful jewelry. Find out how in this easy to follow tutorial.

    How to Make Potato Jewelry

    How to Make Potato Jewelry

    by Glimmer Twin Fan134

  • Have you ever wanted to make resin jewelry? I've listed the steps and materials you need to create custom rings below!

    How to Make a Resin Ring

    How to Make a Resin Ring

    by Vieiragirl0

  • create your own jewellery, how to make jewellery, sterling silver jewellery, 14k gold jewellery,I have been creating wire wrapped jewellery for approximately five years now, and the most common remark I receive, aside from being told how stunning they are, is how difficult they must be to make. Of...

    How to Make a Beautiful Wire Wrapped Pendant

    How to Make a Beautiful Wire Wrapped Pendant

    by Enelle Lamb169

  • A collection of vintage-inspired jewelry making techniques including collage or assemblage jewelry, working with brass filigree, cagework or tapestry beading, memory wire bracelets, and patina.

    How to Make Vintage-Style Jewelry

    How to Make Vintage-Style Jewelry

    by Margaret Schindel4

  • ewelry making, when I first began, seemed a difficult craft to undertake. I initially took on the challenge of creating my own focal pieces of jewelry due to the cost and difficulty finding in retail just what I was looking for. This hub discusses what I consider the bare bones of jewelry making supplies for beginners.

    Jewelry-Making Supplies for Beginners

    Jewelry-Making Supplies for Beginners

    by Teresa Coppens54

  • I like to mix it up when it comes to designing art and my jewelry making is no exception. I came up with these interesting ideas to work driftwood into jewelry and I wanted to share them with you.

    How to Make a Driftwood Jewelry Pendant

    How to Make a Driftwood Jewelry Pendant

    by C.S.Alexis28

  • Starting with a basic spiral rope chain, change the number, size, and type of beads to create beautiful jewelry, accessories, decorations and more.

    Beading Tutorials: Spiral Rope

    Beading Tutorials: Spiral Rope

    by Mortira30

  • A detailed list of basic, nice-to-have and specialty materials, tools, supplies and equipment for working with metal clay. Learn how to build a metal clay toolkit or see what's missing from your kit.

    Metal Clay Materials, Tools, Supplies and Equipment

    Metal Clay Materials, Tools, Supplies and Equipment

    by Margaret Schindel40

  • A survival bracelet or keychain is made using paracord. There are many feet of rope available in the bracelet or keychain to use in an emergency. Detailed instructions are provided in this article.

    How to Make a Paracord Survival Bracelet or Keychain

    How to Make a Paracord Survival Bracelet or Keychain

    by Valerie Bloom15

  • An introduction to silver and gold precious metal clay and a guide to recommended metal clay artists, teachers, organizations and projects suitable for metal clay beginners. Education and inspiration.

    Precious Metal Clay (PMC) and Art Clay Silver and Gold

    Precious Metal Clay (PMC) and Art Clay Silver and Gold

    by Margaret Schindel139

  • Use this step by step wet felting tutorial to create wet felted beads. Add a cheap recycled charm bracelet to the mix and the result is a gorgeous wet felted necklace or bracelet.

    How to Wet Felt Beads for Use in Jewelry

    How to Wet Felt Beads for Use in Jewelry

    by Sally Gulbrandsen48

  • Learn about the tools and supplies needed to fire BRONZclay metal clay successfully and what to look for when deciding which ones to get. Most also are needed to fire other bronze clay formulas.

    BRONZclay Tools and Supplies for Making Bronze Jewelry

    BRONZclay Tools and Supplies for Making Bronze Jewelry

    by Margaret Schindel20

  • Stainless steel chain mail will eventually get dirty, if not grungy, and lose its sparkle due to numerous scratches. Luckily, there are many ways to clean chain mail made of stainless steel.

    How to Clean Stainless Steel Chain Mail (Chainmail)

    How to Clean Stainless Steel Chain Mail (Chainmail)

    by Laura Schneider1

  • Learn how to weave flexible metal clay sheet or paper to make woven metal jewelry. This illustrated step-by-step weaving tutorial demonstrates a simple method with helpful illustrations.

    Metal Clay Weaving Tutorial

    Metal Clay Weaving Tutorial

    by Margaret Schindel38

  • Jazz up a plain white shirt with a handmade felt brooch. Learn how to design your own unique pin with these step by step instructions and photos.

    How to Make a Felt Brooch

    How to Make a Felt Brooch

    by Glimmer Twin Fan101

  • Metal clay must be dry before firing to avoid steam that causes bubbles in the metal. Learn how to dry metal clay using foam, Teflon, a hotplate / cup warmer, dehydrator, hair dryer and other methods.

    The Pros and Cons of Metal Clay Drying Options

    The Pros and Cons of Metal Clay Drying Options

    by Margaret Schindel29

  • An introduction to bronze clay, differences in firing schedules and methods compared to silver metal clay, and an overview of major bronze metal clay brands, formulas and jewelry making techniques.

    Bronze Clay for Jewelry Making and Sculpture

    Bronze Clay for Jewelry Making and Sculpture

    by Margaret Schindel12

  • Learn how to texture metal clay with carving, tear-away textures, photopolymer plates, household items, leaves, food, purchased and homemade mats, molds and tools in this comprehensive guide.

    How to Texture Metal Clay

    How to Texture Metal Clay

    by Margaret Schindel203

  • Bezels are fun and creatively liberating because they are blank slates for your designs. The problem is, it seems like commercially available bezels are either the wrong dimensions too shallow, or cost way too much. Luckily, it is fairly easy to make your own bezel. Learn how to create your own bezels for endless custom pendant possibilities!

    How to Make a Jewelry Bezel for Resin Without Soldering

    How to Make a Jewelry Bezel for Resin Without Soldering

    by Natasha16

  • Unbiased reviews of metal clay related products including the Ultra-Lite Beehive Kiln and custom name/logo stamps by Metal Clay Artist Magazine's senior editor and technical editor Margaret Schindel.

    Metal Clay Product Reviews

    Metal Clay Product Reviews

    by Margaret Schindel10

  • A clasp can really make or break a piece of jewelry. Why finish a beautiful handmade piece with a store bought clasp? Discover how to make your own toggle clasp for your next jewelry project.

    How to Make your own Wire Toggle Clasp for Jewelry

    How to Make your own Wire Toggle Clasp for Jewelry

    by Natasha37

  • A comprehensive guide to working with Metal Adventures' original BRONZclay brand bronze metal clay. Includes techniques and tips for working with this clay, firing schedules, troubleshooting and more.

    BRONZclay Bronze Metal Clay Jewelry Techniques

    BRONZclay Bronze Metal Clay Jewelry Techniques

    by Margaret Schindel56

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