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Sparkly Layered Modern Hand Chain
by Janet MacFarlane. (Selam North Carolina) Janet MacFarlane WireGemsNLeather [...]
Flame Painting Copper
by Elizabeth Reid. (Rockville, MD) It wasn't difficult to remove with an abrasive, but I am going to try Osmacote on back before flaming next time. This is sometimes used in enameling so that the oxidation just brushes off. Elizabeth Reid Becoming to You [...]
Does a Metal Necklace Tarnish Faster When It’s Hanging on a Metal Display?
by Michelle. Does hanging necklaces on a metal “tree” cause them to tarnish quicker? Metal on metal? A box of earrings intermixed? Thank you. Michelle [...]
Adjustable Sliding Knot Necklace (Tutorial)
by Rena Klingenberg. I love adjustable necklaces because you're not limited to always wearing them at the same length. In this tutorial we'll make a necklace that's adjustable with sliding knots. These knots are easy to make, and I consider it a very useful jewelry making skill. This style of necklace is great for both guys and gals - and also for people [...]
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 practicing on pieces [...]
How to Oxidize Sterling Silver and Copper with Boiled Eggs (Video)
Jewelry and Coffee with Rena Video Episode 22 by Rena Klingenberg. Can you oxidize silver and copper with boiled eggs? Or is that just an urban legend? Let's find out: Transcript of This Video: Sometimes it's nice to have bright, shiny metals in our jewelry. But other times it's nice to have something that's a bit more antiquey, something that darkens and [...]
Jewelry Pricing Formula
The two-step system I use for pricing jewelry © by Rena Klingenberg; all rights reserved. Do you use a jewelry pricing formula to determine how much to charge for your creations? There isn't one "best" formula for pricing jewelry - and most artists who sell their jewelry come up with their own price calculation procedures. Important Elements of a Jewelry Pricing F [...]
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