Make Your Own Beads with Polymer Clay and Rubber Stamps Isn't it funny how you sometimes start out in one craft and end up going back to it years later? I used to be into rubber stamping--on paper--so this Rubber Stamping Polymer Clay Beads project from Making Polymer Clay Beads by Carol Blackburn...
Oct 11, 2007
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It's actually not that difficult to work a soldering iron. (But as you can see from my uneven example, it does take practice!) It's also fun! It's almost Harry Potter-esque how the solder seems to leap up magically onto the iron. I used copper tape to wrap the pendant and then soldered over...
Author: Ronna Sarvas Weltman Published: September 5, 2007 Download Playing With Fire: Choosing a Butane Mini Torch Mini torches can be ideal for many jewelry projects, including drawing beads, fusing high-karat gold and fine silver, and torch-firing some enamels and precious metal clays. Although mini...
Iris, Melanie Schow, May 2007. I interviewed wire artist Melanie Schow earlier this summer, after I read about her work with wire sculpture. Melanie understands how even the simplest classes can be life changing. She recalls, "In 1995, I treated a friend to a wire class at the local bead store....
Welcome! I'm so glad you're here—please make yourself at home! I'll admit, I've been experiencing just a bit of what one of my friends calls PPA—Pre-Party Anxiety. It always happens to me sometime between the time I invite people to a party and the first time the doorbell...
Beading Daily contributing editor Sandi Wiseheart offers some advice about making wire loops: Even though it may be invisible, the type of string, wire, thread, or cord you choose to make your jewelry is critical to the overall success of the piece. Heavy beads require heavy-duty stringing material that...
Mar 1, 2007
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