How To Make Byzantine Chain


Looking for a new jewellery making technique to diversify your designs? Learning how to make byzantine chain or a byzantine weave is an excellent way of branching out into different looks that could become the basis of a new collection. Follow our step by step guide below on making byzantine chain. Once you’ve got the basics, you can then use this technique to create not … [Read more...]

Beginners’ Guide: How To Use Jump Rings

jump rings

Are you interested in learning how to use jump rings for jewellery making? We can help you along the way. Jump rings are a jewellery-making essential, allowing you to attach everything from chains to clasps, pendants to charms. Whether you want to make earrings, necklaces or bracelets, learning how to use jump rings will help you to create professionally finished pieces that … [Read more...]

Technique Focus: Joining Types and Tips

 Most types of jewellery require at least one movable joint, therefore it is a vital part of a piece and should be considered during the designing stages. You need to think about the type of movement you require, specific to the design. Types of Joining Links   Rivets: A rivet has the ability to hold pieces together without solder. You need to push your small piece of … [Read more...]

Union Jack FIMO Project

      You will need: FIMO Effect White Glitter FIMO Effect Red Glitter FIMO Effect Blue Glitter Blade Set  Acrylic Rollers Ruler Cocktail stick or large needle Jump Rings Clasps Chain Small Pliers Baking Tray Step 1   Knead 4 portions of blue FIMO to soften and roll 5mm deep. Cut a rectangle 3.5cm x 5cm. Roll 2 portions of white FIMO until 2mm … [Read more...]