To-do for you– Like many of you out there, my to-do list is very long and complicated. So much so, actually, that I’ll admit I have a second to-do list that prioritizes the first to-do list. And like Pavlov’s dog, when I cross something off the short list, I drool a little, knowing...
How to Use Silver Wire and Findings on Any Budget It wasn’t all that long ago that I used nothing but sterling silver in all my jewelry. My ear wires, clasps, jump rings, chain, even crimps—all of it was sterling. Of course, that was back when gas was a dollar, our houses were worth more...
Jun 29, 2009
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A Budget-Minded Wire Choice Penny-pinchers fear not--there’s an affordable solution to high prices that’s often overlooked or simply used as scrap metal by wire artists: craft wire. Craft wire usually has a copper core (varieties are also available with tin, bronze, or nickel), so it’s...
Nov 24, 2008
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