Tag Archives: gold filled

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    […]

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 […]

Gold Vermeille & Gold-Filled, What’s the Difference?

Gold vermeille ( pronounced ‘vermay’ ) refers to sterling silver that has been plated with a layer of gold. The base metal is usually sterling silver but, in some markets, this isn’t always the case.  If the item is to qualify as gold vermeille it must have at least one 10 karate layer of gold […]

Not Your Grandmother’s Pearl Necklace

Legend has it that Cleopatra seduced Marc Antony with a lavish meal whereby she dissolved an exquisite pearl in vinegar and swallowed the concoction in one mouthful.  In ancient times, pearls were of such immense value that a sizeable pearl was worth enough money to raise an army. Although the price of pearls has certainly come […]