Category Archives: Jewellery Making Tutorials

Forming Shapes from Soldered Rings- Jewellery Hack

I often incorporate unusually shaped sterling silver pieces in my jewellery. It is actually very easy but the secret is to start with soldered rings. I form different shapes with pliers – pulling in opposite directions with two pairs of pliers to create squares and diamond shapes, pulling with one to create drop or scalloped shapes…all sorts […]

Cascading Chain Tutorial

This jewelry tutorial video shows how to make long cascading chain earrings with a briolette stone and thin chains. To Make These Earrings, you will need the following:1. FIne Cable Flat Oval Gold Filled Chain 2. 24ga Gold Filled Wire 3. Teardrop Rose Quartz 4. 4mm Round Bead 5. Gold Filled Earrings This technique can […]

Jewellery Hack – Turning Head Pins Into Stud Earrings

Perfect for both beginners and seasoned designers .  To make these studs you are going to need the following: 1. Pins in 20 or 22ga 2.  Wire Cutters 3. A file or Sand Paper   Here is a jewellery hack – turn your fancy head pins into stud earrings. If you have some unusual head pins […]

Easy Stretchy Bracelet

Perfect for both beginners and seasoned designers .  To make this bracelet you are going to need the following: 1.  Elastic Silk 2.  Smooth Round Rose Quartz   This video shows you how to string elastic bracelets with a stringing hack.  I often get asked what is the best elastic to use for stone bracelets.  I […]

The Pendulum Bail

Not only are these bails stunning, they are easy to use! .  To make this necklace you are going to need the following: 1.  Amoracast Pendulum Bail 2.  A Front Drilled Pendant 3. Chain 4.  A Jump Ring The Pendulum Bail, by Amoracast, is elegant in aesthetic as it is in design.  It works on the […]

Get the Perfect Frame

Learn how to create these dramatic framed bar earrings!  .  To make this necklace you are going to need the following: 1.  Amoracast Organic Leaf Frame 2.  10cm, Per Earring, of 26 ga Gold Filled Wire  3. Semi-Precious Stones (We are Using “Herkimers”) 4.  Amoracast Marquise Hooks This video shows you how to suspend a […]

The Perfect Minimalist Single Stone Necklace

This video shows how to wire wrap a briolette (side drilled tear drop stone) into a chain .  To make this necklace you are going to need the following: 1.  16″ Gold Filled chain  2.  15cm of 26 ga Gold Filled Wire  3.  A 8mm Rose Quartz Briolette   4.  Round and Chain Nose Pliers    […]

Beading Hoop 101: How to Make Fancy Beaded Earring Hooks

This video shows you how to reinvent the beading hoop into a fancy beaded earrings! .  To make these earrings you are going to need the following: 1.  Sterling Silver or Gold Filled Beading Hoops  2.  3mm Apatite Beads  3.  Amoracast Medium Corundum in either Sterling Silver or Gold Vermeille   4.  Round and Chain Nose […]

How to Use the Amoracast Pineapple Cap

This video shows you how to use the popular Amoracast Pineapple Crown caps! These lovely little caps are available   Sterling Silver   and 14kt, anti-tarnish  Gold Vermeille .  To make a necklace using the Amoracast Pineapple Crown Caps you are going to need the following: 1.  Amoracast Pineapple Crown Cap  2.  A bead no smaller than […]

Huggie Studs Made Easy

This video shows you how to set a Herkimer Diamond into Huggie Prong Earring stud component. (You can set it free hand, but I am using a watch maker tool that has a hole long enough for the post. You can also use a vise or drill a small hole into a block of wood. […]