Information on seven different types of cords and thread that can be used when making handmade jewellery.
Metal clay must be dry before firing to avoid steam that causes bubbles in the metal. Learn how to dry metal clay using foam, Teflon, a hotplate / cup warmer, dehydrator, hair dryer and other methods.
Learn the best way to rehydrate / reconstitute partly dry or fully dried metal clay with water to bring it back to a moist, pliable consistency.
Antique and vintage buttons will liven up your handcrafted jewelry. Ebay is a great place to find metal, glass, calico, celluloid and Bakelite buttons. Create gorgeous craft button pieces today.
A tutorial on how to create jewelry using pressed flowers and resin. Make a necklace or bookmark. Also includes alternative instructions for making seashell jewelry.
We don't have to live in one of the states where rockhounding is epic to create beautiful jewelry from the stones we find. Wrap a stone in cord using this tutorial and wear those memories for life!
Information on sources of and using natural materials as beads for jewellery making.
How did I start a jewelry business? For me, it all began with earrings. I've always loved earrings, and this love has turned into my dream career - my own successful handcrafted jewelry business. Several years ago,...
If you have read some of my previous hub tutorials on pendant making, you will see I have mentioned EnviroTex Lite resin quite a bit. I've been wanting to write a hub just on EnviroTex Lite because I have found it to...
A comprehensive guide to working with Metal Adventures' original BRONZclay brand bronze metal clay. Includes techniques and tips for working with this clay, firing schedules, troubleshooting and more.
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