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Prepare for a Successful Show
These tips will help you have a more successful show. Success is all in the little details when it comes to shows. Follow these easy tips and you will find setting up and selling to be almost stress free.
Easy to Make Copper Slide Necklace
Here is an impressive, but easy to make copper slide necklace. With a few tools and a small piece of copper, you can have a finished necklace within a few hours!
Choosing the Right Metalsmith Tools
Buying metalsmith tools can be confusing. Save money, time, and frustration by learning the best tools to purchase. Know what tools are needed for your work. You will be surprised with some of the fun places where you will find that perfect tool. Express yourself with tools that work for you!
Wire Working Basics
Working with wire can be fun, making creative jewelry and findings. Rings, Brooches and earrings can be designed using wire with beads and stones or simply with wire alone. Knowing the basics of using wire will prepare you for all of your wire projects.
Gemstones Book Review
Can you imagine a page turner reference book? A beautifully illustrated guide book, with commissioned close-up photographs, vividly reveals the world of gems. Everything you could possibly want to learn will be found in this excellent Smithsonian Nature Guide to GEMS, The world in your hands.
Introduction to Faux Bezels
Faux bezels have a contemporary look and allow flexibility in your designing. Multiple elements can be added to the setting. Best of all, it is a fun and straight forward technique. If you can solder and saw you are ready to take your jewelry making to the next level.
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