Metal & Wire How-Tos

No matter what medium you work in, some jewelry-making techniques are so essential you’ll use them in nearly every project you make. Here you'll find beginner or refresher information on the basics of working with Metal and Wire. From balling up your wire to the basics of drilling a hole in metal, the BASIC LEVEL HOW-TOS will give you a quick refresher. INTERMEDIATE LEVEL HOW-TOS will cover topics as diverse as tumble polishing, dapping, and the right direction to insert a blade in a jeweler’s saw. Ready for more complicated techniques? ADVANCED LEVEL HOW-TOS will have you setting cold connections and firing hot enamel in no time. The Toolboxes located under each tab will give you a convenient list of supplies.

Basic Level How-Tos

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Intermediate Level How-Tos

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Advanced Level How-Tos

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