Category Archives: Precious Metal

How to Add Versatility to a Short Necklace: A Step-by-Step Guide for Custom Jewelry Design

Adding versatility to a short necklace

In this video, I will demonstrate a design tip that can add versatility to any traditional short necklace, whether it is beaded or a chain necklace. This is an especially useful when you sell jewelry and may have old inventory, or need to customize for someone who is taller, larger or older (and don’t like short […]

Creating a Custom Signet Ring with Your Micro Welder: A Step-by-Step Guide

Welding Initial ring from wire still photo modelled

Welcome to Episode 14 of our micro welding series! Today, we’ll unleash your creativity with a micro welder to craft a stunning stamped initial signet ring from wire, perfectly sized for a size 7 finger. Follow along as I walk you through each step of the process, from measuring and cutting the wire to finishing […]

How to Weld a Long Herkimer Diamond Necklace – Micro Welding Series Tutorial

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In this video, I demonstrate how easy it is to design and weld a long necklace with Herkimer diamonds in between sections of chain. I personally prefer asymmetry and the look of random beads (as well as simply use up chain ends!). However, you can also pre-cut sections of chain so that they are even.  The easiest […]

How to Make a Unique Watch Band Accessory – Unleash Your Creativity with Micro Welding Tutorial

Watch Band Accessory Tutorial

In this video, I demonstrate different ways to bling up your watchband, using micro welding techniques. You can do this for all sorts of other things such as, pet collars, belts, bikini straps, purse straps and dress or tank top straps. I demonstrate a number of techniques in the latter half of the video, Including:  Click here to watch […]

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

ring welding tutorial

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 […]