Rena Klingenberg's Free Jewelry Tutorials

Welcome to Rena's free jewelry tutorials! Have fun learning with these tutorials or even creating these pieces, or variations, to sell from your jewelry booths or online stores.

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Make a Jewelry Pouch without Sewing

© by Rena Klingenberg; all rights reserved. You can make a jewelry pouch quickly, easily, and very cheaply. And best of all – no sewing is involved! This tutorial takes you step-by-step through a simple way to create an elegant gift pouch that’s perfect for packaging earrings and other small pieces of jewelry. The pouch […]

Wire Wrap Rings – Tutorial

by Rena Klingenberg. This wire wrap rings tutorial is a very fast and easy project. You can quickly make a ton of these from bits of wire left over from other projects, or from a pile of new wire pieces you cut to size. They’re comfortable and adjustable – and, as you’ll see at the […]

Metal Stamps – Tips and Techniques

by Rena Klingenberg. (Jewelry Making Journal) Metal stamps are fun, creative jewelry making tools. These tips and techniques show you how to get great results, from the very first time you try metal stamping jewelry. Learning the Technique: It takes a bit of practice to get nice, even results when metal stamping jewelry. I recommend […]

How to Make a Pendant – a fast, easy tutorial

by Rena Klingenberg. This “how to make a pendant” tutorial is one of my favorite projects. It’s fast and easy, uses only a small amount of wire, and offers loads of opportunities for creative variety. Also, whenever I make these they sell like crazy! It’s fun to make different decorative wire designs for the front […]

How to Wire Wrap an Arrowhead – an easy tutorial

© by Rena Klingenberg; all rights reserved Here’s how to wire wrap an arrowhead, step-by-step. Our mailman asked me to turn this beautiful arrowhead into a necklace:   He found it in North Carolina while on a rafting trip that included his grandson – and the necklace is for his grandson as a memento of […]

Using Buttons for Earring Packaging

by Rena Klingenberg. (Jewelry Making Journal) Buttons can be a fun item for earring packaging. They can serve as a sort of “earring card” if you put the earwires or posts through the button’s holes. Using buttons this way can also keep a pair of earrings nicely rounded up during travel or shipping (earrings love […]

How to Make Wrapped Loop Earrings

by Rena Klingenberg. I make wrapped loop earrings because the loops can’t come open accidentally and let the earring dangle fall off the earwire. Because they make earrings more durable, they’re a nice quality feature for your handcrafted jewelry. Here’s how to make a simple pair of earrings with a wrapped wire loop at the […]

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