A bezel setting is a simple band of metal that simply wraps around the stone or gem. While bezels settings can be purchase premade, making them uniquely ensures a perfect fit, for even the most unusual gemstones. Learn how to craft a bezel setting by watching this video jewelr ...more
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Jewelry takes patience to make. It's meticulous. It's dexterous. And there's a lot to know, like all the wire-wraps. This wire-wrap is the side-drilled double end wire-wrap. Though the name is long, it's process is the opposite, once you master it. This demonstration video wil ...more
An important part of jewelry making involves properly setting gemstones. This how-to video tutorial demonstrates the proper way to set a stone in a cinch mount. Begin by placing the gemstone face side up in the casting. Use a pair of needle nose pliers to grasp the casting at ...more
In part one of her three part instructional video series on setting a cabochon in a bezel, Art Jewelry Magazine associate editor Addie Kidd shows you how to adjust your bezel's height to match your cabochon. This technique is essential for making pendants or any jewelry with a ...more
In this series of video clips you’ll learn tips and techniques for making your own rock and stone jewelry. Expert Candace Copeland demonstrates the process of making a necklace step-by-step, offering advice on choosing the beads, stones, gems and other supplies like tools and ...more
In this video, we learn how to make a mosaic jewelry ring. First, put the glue into a container, then place the stones into the glue and then place them onto the ring. Start by making the outer ring of the circle, then continue to go around the inside and the middle. Once you ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a glue in and glaze jewelry ring. First, grab a blank ring that has a spot on the top to place a picture. It can have a jewel on it, just pop the jewel out. After this, choose an image from collage art papers, then cut it out. When done w ...more
Brenda shows us how to use a jump ring tool as a part of beading techniques. The jump ring tool can be used in place of two pairs of pliers to easily open and close the jump rings. First place the jump ring tool on the index finger of your non-dominant hand. You will notice th ...more
One important part of jewelery making involves properly opening and closing a jump ring. This jewelry how-to video demonstrates the proper way to close a jump ring. Avoid closing it the wrong way as it may cause the jump ring to break in half.
One important part of jewelery making involves properly opening and closing jump rings. This jewelry how-to video demonstrates the proper way to do just that with chain nose pliers. Watch and learn how easy it is to connect your pieces of jewelry with a simple jump ring.
Learn to work with jump rings from this video tutorial. First, grip one side of the jump ring with a chain nose plier. Make sure the opening faces the top in the middle position. Watch the video to learn more.
Add to your jewelry making techniques by snap setting gemstones. This jewelry how to video tutorial demonstrates the proper way to snap set a ring. Begin by placing your stone face down on a flat surface. With your casting in hand gently push the ring setting over the gem ston ...more
This video discusses stone settings and various jewelry terms. It also shows how to create a burnished setting in a sterling silver ring.
Walk into L.A. hotspot Kitson any day of the week and you're sure to find a teeming collection of celebrity endorsed jewelry, at least half of which are bohemian and breezy, made out of skilled wire wrapping and exotically colored gemstones. They're pretty, yes, but unless you ...more
This article is a guide for making Chainmail Armor from start (simple wire) to finish (a finished chainmail shirt). We will be using the European 4 in 1 weave, as this is the most common weave. This is the weave that you usually see in movies. There are several sections to thi ...more
Create a simply beautiful beaded wire ring in minutes with this step by step guide. This delicate ring design will look simply lovely with any style of bead. Be creative. Learn how to craft this beaded wire ring by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial. Get beading!
Sizing a gold ring requires specific tools and procedures that differ between metals. Learn the steps that go into sizing a gold ring in this free instructional jewelry video series. Part 1 of 8 - How to Size a gold ring. Size a gold ring - Part 2 of 8. Click through to watch ...more
Improve your jewelry making techniques, watch this video and learn how to use split ring pliers.
A wooden ring can be a beautiful, handcrafted item of jewelry, rare and unquiet. This excellent how to will show you the steps necessary to turn your own wooden ring on a lathe and then finish it for wearing. The wood used in this video is Cocobolo, a lovely hardwood that will ...more
You've got a great gift for your sweetheart on Valentine's Day. Awesome. Now, how are you going to present that lovely gift of yours? Wrapping paper? Cardboard box? Decorative bag? If any of those things are your answer—you're not trying hard enough. If you've got a small gif ...more
You don't need to call the plummer to dismantle your entire bathroom just to retrieve your wedding band. In this video Barbara K will demonstrate exactly how to retrieve jewelry from down the drain. You dropped your ring down the drain! Wait, don't call the plumber! Watch thi ...more
$4.95 jewelry boxes from Wal-Mart are probably not the chicest containers in which to put your prized sterling silver Tiffany's ring. Place your high fashion rings, bracelets, and necklaces in a similarly high fashion satchet by watching this tutorial. Whitney from "Whitney S ...more
Learning how to wire wrap jewelry is one of the most important skills you need to learn on your way to achieving jewelry making enlightenment. Wrapping with wire, whether it's attaching a stone to a pendant with an intricate, flowery wrap or adding a head pin to a crystal, all ...more
Learn to make a 60's inspired ring. Watch this video and see how easy it is to make your own jewelry.
A bird's nest is the symbol of life, new life, family, and unity. So the motif makes for an excellent pendant to wear around on a necklace, earrings, or bracelet. But don't go to the store and waste your money on name brand jewelry with this pretty motif. Rather, with a few t ...more
A diamond ring is probably one of your most prized possessions. Like most possessions, it requires care to keep it as good as new. Learn how to clean a diamond ring with the folks from Martha Stewart's REAL SIMPLE. Diamonds are made to shine! But daily wearing can result in a ...more
Sometimes, at the end of a build, you may find yourself saying, "I'm pretty much finished, but what should I do next?" One element of a build that is always good to revisit once you're finished is the floor. It's not really a significant part of a building, but it can help mak ...more
Make a lovely and elegant silver ring out of jewelry wire. By using a small crochet hook and carefully crocheting your wire, you can create a beautiful ring which looks like it has been made with silver filigree. You don't need anything more!
Alea Mosaic shows you how create a beautiful stone-inlaid jewelry bracelet. This video clearly and concisely lays out the steps. First, you affix a pattern underneath clear adhesive foil. Next, you peel the the cover off to expose the adhesive. You then place the stones accord ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to properly build a firepit. First, prep your base by filling it with dirt and small rocks. After this, set your ring down onto the dirt and make sure it's level. You can also raise it up if you want a foot rest or beverage holder. Next, apply yo ...more
This is a fashion collection for the winter for the modern young go-getters. The collection consists of an overall over a full-sleeved T-shirt. The leggings are covered at the waist by the t-shirt and the overalls fitting up to below the hips. The model has finished her appare ...more
If you haven't already discovered ETSY.com you really should check it out. It is basically an Ebay type website, but everything for sale has to be handmade. There is some wonderful finds there and today I share with you some amazing LEGO Jewels, most of which are available ...more
It's jewelry, it's an illusion, it's your very own cool creation. Here's how to make a flower ring that will bloom before your eyes.
Sick of spending massive amounts of cash on jewelry that's not even your style? Express & accesorize yourself exactly the way you'd like by making your own jewelry! In this three-part jewelry-making tutorial, learn how to make a wire wrapped ring base with a crystal beed accen ...more
These gold stone stringers look like glistening incense sticks and are incredibly beautiful. Check out this jewelry making tutorial to learn how to turn gold stone lumps in blue and an orangey yellow into long sticks, or stringers, made of these melted lumps. Bead expert Kate ...more
Rings are a great way to start out making jewelry. You can customize your homemade jewelry and make it fit "you" perfectly. Check out this video tutorial to learn how to make a button ring. This is a really simple button ring which you can make easily at home. Hollistergirl1O ...more
A great way to start making your own homemade jewelry is to make cheap and easy DIY rings. Get started with your own DIY jewelry by watching this video tutorial on how to make a loop-style, oval-patterned ring. This oval pattern is really easy, so just follow along and you sho ...more
Jewelry making may be too advanced for your young ones, but these wire rings are the exception. It's the perfect project for your kids, and it's easy and fun. There's hardly any materials involved in making this wire rings, and your girls will wear them forever! At least, unti ...more
One important part of jewelery making involves properly doing setting snap tension mounts. This jewelry how-to video demonstrates the proper way to set stone with a tension mounts. With the crimp bead on the wire place the bead in the first notch of the crimping pliers. Begin ...more
The end of the ugly split ring and soldering jump rings has arrived! Jumplocks "are easy-to-use jumprings that "LOCK" into place! This video jewelry-making tutorial demonstrates this new product and the technique used to "LOCK" them!
Jump rings serve a variety of purposes in jewelry making, the most common of which is connecting adjoining sections of a necklace, bracelet, or earring. If you would like to integrate jump rings into your jewelry crafting then check out this video to learn how to open and clos ...more
For anyone interested in learning how to make their own jewelry, try the simple steps in this arts and crafts tutorial to make a Bali bead and lampwork bracelet. To make the bracelet, you will need jewelry wire, a sterling silver toggle and clasp, crimp beads, Bali stone beads ...more
If you haven't heard of Steampunk, then you've obviously been living under a rock for the past couple of years. Steampunk style, which is an ironic style composed of designs that fuse anachronistic technology (proppellers, watch parts, etc.) with Victorian style. Check out th ...more
Keren Peleg explains which tools to use to make jewelry. You need a fork, table, hammers, saw blades, files, tweezer, burner, anvil, stone, glasses, pliers, cutter, texture, polish, borax, acid, and towels.
Watch this video and learn how you can create beautiful piece of jewelry with enamel.
One important part of jewelery making involves properly setting stones. This jewelry how-to video demonstrates the proper way to snap set a six prong pendant. Begin with your stone flat face down on a surface, with your casting in hand gently press the setting down over the ge ...more
One important part of jewelery making involves properly attaching hooks. This jewelry how-to video demonstrates the proper way to attach a hook, use it for making earing, bracelets or charms. Begin by holding the wire firmly in one hand. Using the chain nose pliers gently twis ...more
One important part of jewelery making involves properly setting beads and gemstones. This jewelry how-to video demonstrates the proper way to set a gemstone in a basket setting. Begin by placing your stone face up inside the casting. Next, holding on to the casting, press the ...more
This video shows you how to make a multi-strand necklace using a stunning dichroic glass pendant by guest artist Phil of GlassKanvas. For this project, you will need a dichroic glass pendant, nylon wire, glass beads, a clasp, a jump ring, collotes, and some crimps. Learn how t ...more
A funky hippie-chic necklace with a floral focal bead to help bring summer into your life. For this project you will need cord or thong, beads, a jump ring, eye pins, head pins, cord tips, jump rings, and necklace findings. Learn how to make this hippie chic necklace by watchi ...more
Would you like a necklace longer or is your neck too big for a necklace you love? No problem, a chain extender will allow you to wear or lengthen any necklace. Have available an open ended jump ring and attach it to the ring on the necklace you are going to enlarge. After you ...more
These rings are so frustrating. This video is a great tutorial showing you to put it on different places on your body. Captive bead rings are a common style of body jewelry that can be really irritating to insert and remove if you have never done it before. Just make sure you ...more
Karen Bratt demonstrates how to make jump rings for jewelry and key chains. To prepare jump rings the things required are a coil of silver plated wire, a pair of round pliers and a pair of cutting pliers. Take the coil of silver plated wire and place it at the wider end of the ...more
If you're a habitual thrift store and consignment store shopper, then you know that every now and then you'll stumble upon a vintage necklace or ring that has one part that's sooo pretty, but the rest looks pretty tacky or too old. Give new life to the little bits of vintage j ...more
When it comes to displaying your own sense of style, there are so many different options to choose from. You can focus on the hair, hands, whole body, or even your toes. Either way, you can customize and create any stlye you can by easily choosing which jewelry to wear or how ...more
In this video the crafts channel demonstrates how to make a crystal cluster ring. Start with a pen about the size of your finger and wrap your thin gauge wire around it completely twice. Give the wire a simple twist. Put your beads on the wire, then bend the wire around into a ...more
This video demonstrates making a mosaic jewelry box. A plain jewelry box is decorated using different shaped pieces of glass. First, round flat glass pieces are glued in the center of the top and sides. Then a ring of glue is put around the circle and rectangular pieces are gl ...more
Ring opening pliers allow you to remove the ball from ball closure rings that are too difficult to remove by hand. This tool makes the process of removing your body jewelry a lot easier. Watch this tutorial and you will learn how to use ring opening pliers. Use ring opening pl ...more
The long name of this technique makes the meticulousness and dexterity skills of making jewelry a must. If you aren't perfect in all your techniques, this might stump you, but practice makes perfect. Wire wrapping a center-drilled, single-end stone takes skill. This demonstrat ...more
Basically, Buddy and his Grandma are out to lunch. When she doesn't finish her sentence halfway through their talk, she starts to get a little drowsy, seemingly. She is, in fact, dead. Buddy tries to wake her up, quietly at first, then a little louder. After holding her hand a ...more