Jewelry Making Basics

Learn the basics of jewelry making, from DIY jewelry repair and adding clasps, to more advanced techniques such as metalwork.
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What's Your Zodiac Birthstone?
Turquoise gem stone
Intriguing Facts About December’s Birthstones
Rough sapphires
25 Amazing Facts About September’s Birthstone
Discover Interesting Facts About November's Birthstone
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How to Wield a Soldering Torch for Creating Metal Jewelry
Close-up of woman stringing beads to create a necklace
Not Sure What Type of Chord or String to Use for Beading? Read This
Best Jewelry Subscription Boxes
Best Jewelry Subscription Boxes of 2022
Close-up of woman working with pliers to create a bead necklace
What Type of Wire to Use for Your Jewelry Project
Attaching a clasp to a bracelet with needlenose pliers
7 Jewelry Repairs You Can Do Yourself
DIY Jewelry Cleaner
4 Jewelry Cleaners You Can Make From Household Ingredients
Diamond & Multi Stone Pendant
Easy Stone Settings for Your Homemade Jewelry
Sliding knot bracelet
Learn How to Make a Sliding Knot Bracelet
13 Tips for using chain in jewelry design
Things to Know About Using Chain for Jewelry Making
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Different Ways to Fire Metal Clay
Close-up of stylish woman wearing necklace
A Glossary of 16 Necklace Styles
Benitoite mineral
10 Gems Rarer and More Valuable Than Diamonds
Moonstone ring
10 Facts All About Moonstone
Is Your Gemstone Real or Fake?
Best Jewelry Insurance
Best Jewelry Insurance of 2022
GIF of mother of pearl jewelry
How is Mother of Pearl Different From Pearl?
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Why Jewelry Is Staining Your Skin—and How to Avoid It
Definition of Gold Vermeil
What Makes Vermeil Jewelry Unique?
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What Different Jewelry Clasps Are There?
Uncut Opal from Old Timers Opal Mine
10 Intriguing Facts About the Opal, October's Birthstone
Facts about rubies
23 Must-Know Facts About Rubies
Interesting Emerald Facts
27 Interesting Facts About Emeralds
Two alexandrite gemstones
21 Things You Don't Know About June's Birthstone
GIF of peridot in a jewelry box
Discover 17 Amazing Facts About August's Birthstone
Illustration of Alexandrite jewelry in a jewelry box
Learn Everything You Need to Know About Alexandrite Gemstones
turquoise ring
Learn How to Choose Turquoise Gemstones
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Jewelry Making Techniques
Best Places to Sell Jewelry Online
The Best Places to Sell Jewelry Online in 2022
Best Online Jewelry Making Classes
The 7 Best Online Jewelry-Making Classes of 2022
Jewelry Making
How to Close a Crimp Bead
An Array of Reverse Carved Bakelite Stretch Bracelets
Learn How to Identify 7 Different Types of Bakelite Jewelry
Vintage Flair Crystal Teardrop Earrings
Base Metal Is an Affordable Option for Jewelry Making
Swarovski crystal store
Get Your Sparkle on With Swarovski Crystals and Elements
Artisan jewelry maker working in her studio
6 Steps to Soldering Jewelry
Jump ring jewelry
How to Fix Jewelry Jump Ring Problems
Bead jewelry
How to Knot Between Beads With the Traditional Method
Woman making jewelry
Here's How to Find Jewelry Making Classes Near You
Jewelry Packaging
Online Jewelry Sellers Should Follow These Packing and Shipping Tips
Silver bracelet, Taxco, Mexico
How to Oxidize Jewelry with Silver Black