Instructions on how to use rhinestones

2012-08-21

Trace the pendant onto the piece of paper. This will give you a life-size version of your jewelry to use as a pattern and guide. You can fill in the area of the tracing with rhinestones to experiment, and see what colors and shapes work best together. You can make a coherent pattern, such as a flower, or a more random design. Use the tweezers to place the rhinestones exactly. Craft tweezers are nearly identical to cosmetic tweezers, but they have slightly longer, pointier tips.
Squirt some glue on a piece of wax paper. Make a decent-size glob, but do not overdo it. You will be lightly dipping the backs of the rhinestones in the glue, so you will not be using very much.
Glue the rhinestones into place on the pendant. You can use the rhinestones on the pattern pendant as a guide. Pick up a rhinestone with the shiny, jeweled side facing up. Then, lightly touch the back to the glue before placing the rhinestone onto the acrylic pendant. Continue gluing until you have completely covered the pendant with rhinestones.
Fill in the gaps with the mini white rhinestonehttp://blog138.fc2blog.us/control.php?mode=editor&process=new#s. Unless you like the color and look of your acrylic background, you will probably want to fill in the gaps between the larger rhinestones. Use the tweezers to dip and place the mini white rhinestones in every open area. This will make your rhinestone jewelry really sparkle and gleam.
Let your pendant dry for 24 hours. This will give the glue time to set firmly before you wear your beautiful creation. Thread your pendant on a string or chain.
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How to design your nail

2012-08-16

Make sure the nail surface is clean and free from any particles. Wash the nails with warm water and dry them with a paper towel or cloth.
Open the nail polish and dip the brush into the polish. Run the brush across the bottle's opening to remove any excess polish. Stroke the nail with the brush starting from the base to the tip of the nail. Evenly coat the entire nail with the polish. Complete this step on all nails twice, giving the nail two coats of polish. Allow the nails to dry before beginning the design.
Find your desired design for your nails and choose your colors to complete the design.
Dip the paintbrush or nail art brush into the acrylic paint color of your choice. Do not drown the brush with paint; simply wet the brush at the tip so that it is coated with a thin layer. Try to choose a paint color opposite of your base color, i.e. blue base color with yellow design paint color.
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Reasons for wholesale china beads

2012-08-08

For a jewelry maker, it is always a good idea to consider buying China beads from wholesale dealers. There are many reasons for this. Some of the major ones are as follows:
Save Money - buying wholesale China beads can help you save a lot of money. If you are a jewelry designer, you may have noticed that when you buy beads in small quantities, they often come in individual packaging. Sometimes, even a single bead will be individually packaged. Although the beads are not expensive, individual packaging of the items make them more expensive. So when you buy China beads from wholesale dealers, it is likely that all the beads will be packed together. This cuts down on the cost of packaging. Another thing is that when you buy from wholesale dealers, you also cut the cost of middle men. Since you are buying directly from the manufacturer, there are no middle men involved and therefore, no extra costs. Wholesalers also offer discounts and sales. They often have to clear their inventory to make room for new items coming in. So when you are going to buy bulk China beads, don't forget to check out the discounts and sales.
Save Time - when you buy in small quantities, the beads could finish before you are done with your jewelry making project. style flower cabochons. This means you have to waste your time going to your supplier and buy more. When you purchase in bulk, you already have a huge stock of beads. You can always order more before they are finished.
Save The Environment - packaging materials can have a bad impact on the environment. Beads which are sold in small packs often come in plastic bags and if these are not disposed off correctly, they can be harmful for the environment. Lampwork Glass Beads. When you buy China beads from wholesale dealers, you will most probably get all the beads in a box, which is more environmentally friendly.

www.zacoo.com teach you clean glass beads

2012-07-30

Cut the jewelry clasps off necklaces and bracelets with scissors or wire cutters and remove the beads from the stringing cord or wire. Save clasps and other reusable findings. Check the beads carefully and discard any that are chipped or cracked
Fill the bowl or pan with warm water, and stir in detergent.
Place beads in the bowl or pan; and swish to loosen dirt and body oils. Soak for about an hour.
Drain the jewelry beads in a colander, and rinse thoroughly under warm water. Rinse bowl or pan.
Refill bowl or pan with the second quart of warm water; add vinegar, and mix. Swish beads for a minute or two, then drain and rinse in colander as before.
Place a towel on a table or counter that won't be needed until the beads have dried overnight. Spread the beads on the towel, and blot them dry.
Check to see if all beads are clean. Use the toothbrush or cotton swabs to remove any remaining grime. Wash and rinse until you are satisfied with the result.
Spread the clean beads on a dry towel, and air dry them overnight. If beads are not dry next morning, blow dry with dryer set on lowest setting.

Wire working bracelet making tutorial

2012-07-24

This wire working bracelet is featured with glass pearls and pearlized acrylic beads in white and ivory colors. The pearls tender light makes us think about bright and clear moon hanging in the dark sky.
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Step 1 Cut two pieces 30cm 18 gauge jewelry wires and make two U-shape loops as shown in pictures. Please note that one of them is bigger than the other.

Step 2 Cut a piece of 50cm 28 gauge jewelry wire and wrap it around the U-shape wires.

Step 3 Wrap around the U-shape wires tight.

Step 4 Cut another two pieces of 18 gauge jewelry wires in 20cm and insert them between the U-shape wires as shown in the picture.

Step 5 Continue to use the thin jewelry wire to wrap all of the 18 gauge jewelry wires.
Tip: Use chain nose plier to better squeeze and fix the wires to make all the wires in the same surface.

Step 6 Wrap the wires to your desired length to ensure all the wires are fastened together. Then make an end of the cord.

Step 7 Cut the end of the wire on other side that closed to U-shape loops.

Step 8 String the beads with different sizes or colors through the wires.

Step 9 See the overview picture when you string all the pearlized acrylic beads. Make slight bent to the wires using chain nose plier.

Step 10 Make four free swirls using round nose plier to the wires with U-shape loops.

Step 11 Cut 28 gauge wire of 50cm and wrap around the wires as shown in the picture.

Step 12 Make the closure with the rest two jewelry wires by creating simple loops as shown in picture. Then use thin jewelry wire to wrap wires closed to the closure.

Step 13 Insert the closure to the U-shape loops! Congratulations, you have made an elegant bride wire working bracelet.
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