Jewelry Making

Prepare to be dazzled! Enjoy step-by-step tutorials, stylish new DIY designs, and lots of handmade sparkle on the Craftsy Jewelry Making Blog.


How to Make a Stylish Sheet Metal Pendant in 8 Simple Steps

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 in Jewelry Making |

Learning to make a basic sheet metal pendant is an easy skill that once learned can be adapted for projects as versatile as cuffs, earrings and simple rings. And you can further customize the pieces by using some of the texturing techniques we’ve covered in our post on how to texture metal. Start making your own custom pendants today with this super simple step-by-step tutorial!

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Just In! Announcing Brand New Paper Crafts Classes From Craftsy

Posted by on Jul 19, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

You've waited long enough! On the heels of announcing new gardening classes and woodworking classes last week, we're thrilled to finally unveil brand new new paper crafts classes from Craftsy, including two completely FREE mini-classes. Without further adieu, here are the latest and greatest online classes in Craftsy's Paper Crafts catalog!

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Cut Metal Discs for Your Jewelry Designs: How To Use a Disc Cutter

Posted by on Jul 19, 2014 in Jewelry Making |

A disc cutter is an invaluable tool for making your own jewelry components. Wondering what to look for when purchasing a disc cutter and how exactly to use it? We discuss that here!

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Creative Escape Flash Sale! Enjoy Savings on Select Classes Now

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Events, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

Find your creative escape with limited time discounts on select online classes. You can dive head first into summer savings up to 50% off. But you better hurry! These class savings will be gone faster than a firefly!

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How to Crimp, A Basic Jewelry Making Skill

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Jewelry Making | Comments

Crimping is likely one of the first things you did when you started beading. It's easy to do badly but not necessarily easy to do well. In this tutorial, we break down the process so you can successfully make your jewelry super secure every time!

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All Tied Up: Tips & Tricks for Knotting With Irish Waxed Linen Cord

Posted by on Jul 12, 2014 in Jewelry Making | Comments

Irish waxed linen cord is a beautiful, strong and supple fiber that works wonders when used for the placement of knots in beading. Here are some helpful tips & tricks for getting the most out this versatile jewelry making material!

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