Jewelry Tutorial Hack -Easy Ways to Wear Hoop Stud Earrings Hoop Stud earrings are awesome!! They are easy to wear, especially if you struggle with the closure of endless hoops, and they can be easily transformed with enhancers and drops. Texture Earrings! If they are gold filled or solid 925 silver, by simply pinching and […]
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Using A Wire Guardian
DIY Jewelry Tutorial – How to Finish A Strung Beaded Necklace This video will show you how to finish a beaded necklace using wire guardians and clasp. Don’t worry, it is easy! I have designed an endless necklace that can be worn in many ways! I can as a one long necklace to go with your […]
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Jewelry Tutorial – Finishing A Wire Bracelet With Clasp
After you have strung all of the beads on wire, first thread the crimp bead (you can use a crimp tube if you prefer), then use a wire guardian (this will protect the wire from fraying in the future as you wear it often). Before threading back into the crimp bead, add a solder ring […]
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Jewelry Tutorial – Adding Ribbon Tie to Beaded Necklace
How to create a ribbon tie for a necklace when the beads are too small to thread the ribbon through? It is rather simple – start by ending the necklace with soldered jump rings. Make sure they are big enough for the ribbon to go through when doubled. In this video, I have 6mm jump rings […]
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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 […]
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How to Use Wire Guardians and Thread
In today’s video, we’re going to show you how to finish off a strand of small beads that have been strung with Cotton. I’ve added a bit of glue at one of the ends to help it thread through easier, I’ve also threaded on a crimp bead followed by a wire guard so it’s up […]
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How To Use Clam Shell Bead Tips
Clamshell beads are a great way to finish off a strung necklace, we’ll walk you through it and there’s a video below for you to check out! To make things a little easier I’ve put a bit of glue on the tip of the string to create a needle-like tapered end which I’ll string through the […]
Soft Flex is an excellent medium for making beaded jewellery, and also one of the easiest to work with.
If you can perform the Crimp, you can fix a bead tip to a leather necklace, bracelet, or anklet.
Finishing a leather necklace or bracelet with a knotted end is quite simple, but it produces a rustic and natural aesthetic that can be just what your accessory calls for.