Category Archives: Designing

How to Micro Weld a Trinity Ring – Unleash Your Creativity with Micro Welding 

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In this video, I demonstrate how to easily make a trinity rolling ring (a ring that has three rings intertwined, which roll as you take it on and off) using 18 gauge (1.2mm thick) 925 silver wire and welding it with the Orion mPulse 30 micro welder. I made the same ring years ago, using […]

Welding Pearl Drop Stud Earrings – Unleash Your Creativity with Micro Welding

In this video, I demonstrate how to make a pair of pearl drop stud earrings with a hand stamped initial for my daughter, using arc pulse micro welding. I first hand stamped the initial on a quality tag. These tags are generally used for the ends of bracelets or necklaces, but sometimes designers use them for charms. I […]

How to Weld Onto Yourself Without Assistance – Permanent Jewelry Micro Welding Tutorial

micro welding without help tutorial

As you can see in this video, I have many permanent jewelry bracelets on my wrist (they are addictive), some of which have been welded on me by people I’ve taught to weld, but most of them I welded by myself as part of filming. It is a wonderful idea to model chains yourself because […]

How to Weld Charms and Drops onto Rings or Bangles – Unleash your Creativity with Micro Welding

In this video, I demonstrate how to weld drops onto any existing piece of jewelry, such as rings, and permanent bracelets or bangles, without having to cut your existing piece of jewelry. By using thin wire that can go through the hole of the bead twice, you can add a bead charm very easily by […]

How to Weld A Magnetic Clasp Bracelet – Step By Step Jewelry Tutorial

how to weld a magnetic clasp jewelry tutorial

In this tutorial, I demonstrate how to measure, cut and weld a magnetic bracelet. Magnetic clasp bracelets are a perfect alternative to traditional clasp bracelets, which many find difficult to close without the help of another person.   However, many of the magnet clasps on the market have not been strong enough and people have reported […]

How to Cut and Re-Weld Chain Links to be Inconspicuous – Step By Step Permanent Jewelry Tutorial

how to cut and re-weld chain links permanent jewelry tutorial

In this tutorial, I demonstrate how to cut a chain for welding a Permanent Bracelet so that the re-weld is virtually unnoticeable when we reuse the link. I also demonstrate how to form a circular, jump ring, after it has been welded, so as to match other oval links. This video is also a demonstration […]

How to Make and Weld Sterling Silver Wire Heart Stud Earrings – Unleash Your Creativity Episode 8

micro weld heart sterling silver studs tutorial

In this tutorial, I demonstrate how to make these heart stud earrings using sterling silver wire, and welding it to stud posts. If you do not own a welder, you can solder with a flame torch. The method for forming the wire hearts remains the same. Here I am using 24 gauge half hard wire […]

How to Weld a Turquoise Bar Necklace – Unleash Your Creativity Episode 7

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In this episode, I demonstrate fine wire welding technique and show how to make stone connecter bars, and connecter bar necklaces, using wire, beads and a ready-to-wear sterling silver chain. I am using the Orion mPulse 30 Micro welder, but any of the Sunstone micro welders, and welders that have low power setting capabilities, will […]

Are Oval Jump Rings Better? Jump Ring Hack

In this video, I discuss the advantages and disadvantages of oval jump rings, especially with regard to welding chains. Oval jump rings are preferred when you are not welding, because the seam naturally ends in the middle, so there is reduced risk of the items the jumping connects pulling through the seam.  However, if someone […]

Unleash Your Creativity with Micro Welding Episode 2 – Baroque Pearl Pendant Necklace

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In this video, I shared the technique of making a pendant by welding wire with a baroque pearl (and any bead), using a micro welder. This method works for any pulse arc micro welder that can weld between 5 W to 10 W power. In this video, I am using the Zapp, but it works […]