DIY jewelry-how to crimp

2012-05-10

Cut the length of nylon coated beading wire that you need. Fold it over and add your clasp.
Slide a crimp bead or tube onto both wires, mountings and settings and press it tight against the clasp.
In the crimp pliers, place the bead in the first notch, the one closest to the handle and shaped like a crescent moon. Squash your bead by squeezing the handle. resin Eiffel tower pendants You will notice that the bead has been flattened with a dimple on one side.
Turn the crimping bead on its side so the dimple faces outward, raw brass filigree charms and place it in the second notch of the pliers, the one closest the tip and shaped like a flattened oval. This time fold your bead onto itself as you squeeze the handle.
Place the crimp bead into the flat portion of the tip to tighten it gently. digital collage sheets Don't squeeze too hard or you will break the bead.









Design with jewelry chain

2011-11-17

Gorgeous, calmed, luxurious…Your attention would not only lie on the focal parts of antique floral settings but the intricate collage sheet little drop pendants. Even the jewelry chain for this bracelet would brighten your eyes with a stylish and complex pattern.
vintage chain and cabochon bracelet
Sometimes, to make a brilliant art piece standing out of others is not as difficult as you thought. Even with the most common used jewelry findings, like jump rings. That needs nothing but alter your way and thought of using jump rings which would surprise you with a complete gorgeous look.
See this gorgeous piece from another different angle where you can clearly see the stylish pattern of the chain. It’s not that complex at all.
Change your mind and make your jewelry piece limited creativities.
Source from: http://www.zacoo.com/blog/jewelry-creativity-is-limitless/
About the author:
Live handmade, buy handmade! Wholesale china beads and jewelry making supplies at zacoo store. Featured Tibetan silver beads, charms, pendants, jewelry findings and resin cabochons, cameo cabochons are all there for you!

Teach You Use Digital Collage Sheets

2011-10-27

Digital collage sheets and setting can be used to create beads jewelry pieces, however, beyond creating beads jewelry, the images that are included on a digital collage sheet have many others usages. For today’s DIY jewelry blog, beyond beads jewelry making, I will give you some ideas that you can use the images:
Print them out on an Avery label sheet and use them as stickers
Create small magnets with them
Make wine glass stem decorations from them
Print them out and use them as accents on hand made cards
Article from: http://www.webeads.com/how-to-use-digital-collage-sheets/
About the author:
Do you want to create your own gorgeous jewelry either for personal use or as gift to others or for sale? If so, the site http://www.zacoo.com/ seems to be prefect for you.
Zacoo is a website dedicating to selling china beads, wire, tools, findings and other jewelry supplies, which are all necessary beading supplies used to finish your beading creations. Once you enter the site you will get the chance to buy all kinds of high quality jewelry supplies with free shipping. When choosing your favorite beading supplies remember take into consideration resin cabochons and zinc alloy charms, pendants, and beads, which are our main products. Of course, we will launch more and more featured trendy jewelry supplies for your beading needs, as we aim to provide you all you need in beading. Happy beading and happy shopping at zacoo website.

Some Common Used Clasps in Beading

2011-10-10

Jewelry clasps come in many shapes and sizes. Choosing the size and shape of a clasp can be an important design, as well as functional, consideration. Some common used clasps are list below.
Bayonet clasps – one piece is inserted into another until it clicks into place.
Box – also called tab insert clasps, often the upper surface is highly decorated.
Hook Style Clasps – a two-piece clasp with an interlocking hook, can be hidden or visible.
“S” Hook Clasps – an “S” shaped hook which hooks into a ring.
Toggle Clasps – a favorite because you don’t need help from anyone to open and close this style (even a bracelet). Styles vary from very simple to very decorative.
Twist Clasps – the two pieces simply screw together.
Spring Ring clasps – a very simple style, but not always easy for the wearer to use.
Lobster Claw clasps – same principle as the spring ring – a little easier to use because there is more to hold.
Magnetic Clasps – easy to use, but not always the most secure.
The best choice for you to get wholesale clasps is to buy them from china beads online store. Because many stores can provide you a large wholesale jewelry findings selection. Making your own jewelry from shopping clasps on the internet!
Article from: http://www.webeads.com/some-different-types-of-jewelry-clasps/
About the author:
Do you want to create your own gorgeous jewelry either for personal use or as gift to others or for sale? If so, the site http://www.zacoo.com/ seems to be prefect for you.
Zacoo is a website dedicating to selling china beads, wire, tools, findings and other jewelry supplies, which are all necessary beading supplies used to finish your beading creations. Once you enter the site you will get the chance to buy all kinds of high quality jewelry supplies with free shipping. When choosing your favorite beading supplies remember take into consideration resin cabochons and zinc alloy charms, pendants, and beads, which are our main products. Of course, we will launch more and more featured trendy jewelry supplies for your beading needs, as we aim to provide you all you need in beading. Happy beading and happy shopping at zacoo website.

Crimps are one jewelry finding

2011-09-08

There is a component which is unseen in your jewelry, but are important jewelry components in the process of jewelry making. They are jewelry crimps. Quality crimps play an important part in jewelry design, but many designers minimize the roles these components play in favor of the more visible components. Just as head pins and eye pins, using head pins and eye pins in jewelry making, crimps are also important part in jewelry design.
What is a jewelry finding? In jewelry terms, a “finding” is a component of jewelry less than a finished piece. And what is a jewelry crimp? A jewelry crimp is jewelry findings pinched or pressed together with the purpose of holding findings onto a jewelry piece or fixing beads in place. Jewelry making findings involved these crimps, bails, clasps, links and others, bails are used in beaded jewelry.
Crimp tubes, crimp beads, crimp-on eyes and crimp-on hooks are four forms of jewelry crimps commonly used. Webeads is a DIY jewelry blog, which focus on the knowledge of jewelry supplies, and all kind of jewelry beads, and some making ideas of handmade jewelry, if you are a jewelry lover and a creative person, it will help you much.
Article from: http://www.webeads.com/crimps-play-an-important-part-in-jewelry-design/
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