Category Archives: Findings

Using a Jig to Reproduce a Specific Design

One of the most effective ways to reproduce a wire jewelry design that was originally created using free-hand techniques is to construct a wooden jig for that specific design. The jig provides the means to re-create each bend of the wire and … Continue reading

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More on Clasps

I have never run into any problems with the clasps that I’ve incorporated into my jewelry, and I’ve used a range of handmade, stylistically different types, some of which I have already discussed in my blog. After I resolve a … Continue reading

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The Wire Wrap Clasp for Wire Link Necklaces!

In my blog I have already discussed two different types of clasps that can be used on “Watercolor Paper Pendants” and wire link necklaces which are hung from jewelry cord.  Although both clasps are very different in style,  similarity exists in the … Continue reading

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