Search:

Type: Posts; User: AliMac; Keyword(s):

Search: Search took 0 seconds.

  1. Thanks both. I wondered whether these were some...

    Thanks both. I wondered whether these were some kind of rivet, but the end looked too rounded.

    I have just been to a bead fair *cough* so now I may have to do some experiments.
  2. How to make a spinner ring/spinning connection

    Hello all,

    I'm trying to figure out how to make rings/connections that allow a bead or stone to spin freely. i've seen this in the abacus jewellery made by Danielle Miller (pearl or gold bead)...
  3. Replies
    8
    Views
    2,896

    Ha! I was thinking that none of the jam jar would...

    Ha! I was thinking that none of the jam jar would do on account of the lid.

    Thank you one and all. :cool:
  4. Replies
    8
    Views
    2,896

    Portable pickle for mini studio?

    Hello all,

    I've been beavering away in evening classes and nearly ready to show photos of my first ring, if I can work out how to properly light it!

    I have been amassing tools over Christmas...
  5. Replies
    2
    Views
    2,399

    14? Not that young - maybe it's just me who's...

    14? Not that young - maybe it's just me who's very old.
    Thank you! I will pass on those thoughts.
  6. Replies
    2
    Views
    2,399

    Adhesive to use with polymer clay

    This is a question from my young jewellery-making niece, who's making teeny FIMO earrings with penguins on. What is the best kind of adhesive to use for attaching this sort of clay to findings, like...
  7. Replies
    12
    Views
    4,625

    I love the lighting in the second picture, it...

    I love the lighting in the second picture, it makes the necklace look very dramatic.
  8. Replies
    5
    Views
    4,359

    Thanks for that. I haven't worked out how to...

    Thanks for that. I haven't worked out how to post photos yet, may try tomorrow. I was actually thinking about making a frame of some kind for the chunkier stone, especially as it has lovely flashes...
  9. Replies
    5
    Views
    4,359

    I got all excited there :xmas-):

    I got all excited there :xmas-):
  10. Replies
    5
    Views
    4,359

    Wire wrapping a labradorite pebble?

    Hi there. I've just acquired some labradorite stones, both oval flat pebble shapes. They are about 5 cm by 3 cm wide, and up to 1 cm thick. The nicest one has a more or less flat face but the back...
  11. Replies
    23
    Views
    9,144

    I've recently bought some online from Kernowcraft...

    I've recently bought some online from Kernowcraft - very fast service and exactly what I wanted.
  12. Replies
    24
    Views
    7,437

    That is awesome.

    That is awesome.
  13. Replies
    4
    Views
    3,134

    Thanks very much both! I've been sitting on the...

    Thanks very much both! I've been sitting on the Cookson site panicking about what to order (the answer is really 'stop ordering and get back to your day job' but anyway).
  14. Replies
    4
    Views
    3,134

    Advice on silver wire sizes

    Hiya,

    I am just venturing into making chains, rings and things and I'd like to lay some beginning supplies to play around with. I have a couple of textbooks which are American and use gauge sizes...
  15. Thread: Hello there

    by AliMac
    Replies
    19
    Views
    4,717

    Thanks for the nice welcome. I've just picked up...

    Thanks for the nice welcome. I've just picked up a wee delivery of labradorite cabochons for my first foray into stone-setting - very excited but aargh am meant to be doing my accounts. :-)
  16. Thread: Hello there

    by AliMac
    Replies
    19
    Views
    4,717

    Hello there

    Hi, I'm Ali and I live over in wet and windy Cambridge. Have been lurking for a little while reading all the advice.

    I've dabbled a bit with stringing beads and so on, but in September I started...
Results 1 to 16 of 16