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  • Top 7 Essential Tools For Wire Wrapping

    Wire wrapping is a great creative technique when it comes to jewellery making. From wrapping beads and crystals to add extra detail, to forming ear wires and other unique jewellery shapes, there are plenty of ways to use this method. But before you get started, you need to know what the essential tools for wire […]

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    4 Wire Wrapping Techniques For Your Wire Work

    Wire wrapping techniques in jewellery making are vast. They range from making basic loops to producing intricately stone set, wire wrapped pendants. There are many different designs you can create using wire wrapping techniques, so if you’re just starting out and experimenting with different wire jewellery designs, you’ve come to the right place. Read our […]

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    Wire wrapped jewellery making – Everything you need to know

    Wire wrapped jewellery making goes back thousands of years, as far back as 1446 BC in fact, and is still very popular today. It enables you to create sculpted metal pieces without the need for soldering and lots of other tools. It’s common to see anything from gemstones, to cabochons to charms wire wrapped. Pure […]

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  • Beading & Stringing

    Colourful Wire Wrapped Bracelet

    In addition to the above items listed in the kit list, you will also need: Base metal white pin 75mm flat headed pack of 100 , half hard Assorted 6mm and 8mm round glass beads Base metal brass bolt rings 5.5mm open tops silvered Step 1: Position the first bead.Take a 3” (7.62cm) length of […]

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    Hearts on Wire Necklace

    The Beadalon Thing-ama-jig Deluxe is ideal for forming elaborate loops for jewellery components, including the beautiful necklace links in this project. With the Beadalon Thing-a-ma-jig it is so easy to replicate designs consistently time and time again! Step 1: Placing the pegs.Begin by placing a 316” peg in a slot. Moving to the left, skip […]

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    How Decorative Bezel Wire Will Improve Your Settings

    Decorative bezel wire. Whether it’s scalloped, serrated or an intricate gallery strip, the best thing about it is that it enhances your settings and gives you a sleek, professional finish. Whatever you’re working on – whether it’s a pendant or ring – make good use of decorative bezel wire to augment your gemstone of choice. […]

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    How To Make Wire Wrapped Earrings

    Wire wrapping is a skill that anyone can pick up and master in jewellery making. The beauty of making wire wrapped jewellery is that there is no right or wrong way of going about it – you can create free form patterns with your wire, so making wire wrapped earrings is an excellent way for […]

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    How To Make Wire Wrapped Rings

    If you’re still in the process of mastering the use of your round nose pliers, this is the ideal jewellery making project for you to take on. In this tutorial you’ll learn two new skills: How to make wire rings – a simple ring made with leftover wire that will help you master the use […]

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  • How To Make An S Clasp With Wire

    Are you new to making your own findings? Or just haven’t had the time to make your own necklace and bracelet clasps? If you’re looking to expand on your jewellery making skills and would like to start with findings, learning how to make a wire wrapped clasp is a great place to start. Use our […]

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  • Buying Guides

    Review: Beadalon Artistic Wire Findings Forms

    by Lorraine Sanderson Beadalon is a brand synonymous with quality within the jewellery making community, and their Artistic Wire Findings Forming Jig is a must have, in my opinion, in order to achieve symmetry and consistency in your jewellery. Each jig has a full set of written and pictorial instructions making it easy to follow, […]

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  • Inspiration

    Cooksongold Meets… Marisa Mahakashi

    Marisa Mahakashi won our Design of the Month Competition back in February 2020. We liked the way she used different finishes, textures and processes used, as well as the use of different metals and gemstones. We wanted to know more about her, what inspires her, what drove her to jewellery making and more. Tell us […]

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    Make Your Own Bobby Pin

    If you’re in the mood to create something a little different and for your hair, try this bobby pin project that combines wire wrapping and beading for beginners Step One Take 130mm of 18g wire. Put your wire against a ruler and mark 70mm in from each end, or you could do this by eye. […]

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