Back in March, I made my first-ever chain maille project from a free set of project instructions here on Beading Daily . I was a little nervous when I set out to try it, since wire work has never been my strength in jewelry-making, and I was more than a little intimidated by the thought of opening and...
A hallmark of the steampunk jewelry style is the use of metals, whether it's a romantic filigree, textured metal stamping, metal findings, or metal chain. The use of metals in steampunk jewelry is a nod to the industrial age, when art, romance, and invention all met at a crossroads in history. It...
Aug 10, 2012
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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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