Instructables: question - jewelry Mon, 18 Dec 2017 10:31:44 PST BLOX v1.01 Silver Dip pendant. ImmersivePilar Hi Everyone!! I am trying to make a few silver dip pendants from some beautiful rocks that I got on a trip. But I don´t know where to start. Is there any silversmith around here or someone with experience to tell me if this can be made at home with the right tools? Thank you very, very much.
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Thu, 26 Oct 2017 14:48:41 PDT
How to bend a house key, car key into a ring?? Help LaurenKayStudio Hello, I would like to know how to bend a key into a ring. I have the yellow blowtorch that heats the metal faster and which makes the time quicker to heat the key. I'm not sure how long to keep it under th flame for and I need to know what type of hammer to use for the key. I have a ring mandrel an...
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:40:46 PDT
How to cut round disc shapes, 1"-2+" from abalone shell or any seashell? jayj I know there are hole cutter for different things, but they have a drill bit in the center. I don't want a hole in the center. I see seashell disc all over, but wonder how they are cut. I do know that they must be cut in water to avoid inhaling the toxic shell dust, so a rechargeable drill is a must...
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Tue, 23 May 2017 12:08:58 PDT
Would Polyurethane resin & Oak saw dust make a durable, wood looking ring? RebeccaA55 I am wanting to make my own wedding rings for a more unique & special ring.  I do not have the proper equipment to make the ones from wood shavings but I have experimented with resin rings before & I was wondering if I could apply that method with polyurethane resin and sawdust to get a durable ring...
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:59:45 PDT
Mating gold plated jewely and brass? SkylerS12 I'm working on a simple little design for a present where I have this cheap gold plated signet ring and I'm going to be taking a small portion of those spiral shavings from a piece of brass stock and creating an Archimedean spiral pattern which needs to mate with the face of the ring. The inner meta...
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 01:52:36 PDT
how to make a metal shot plate for decorative shot for jewelry making ? Offtofindalife want to know how to make a decorative shot plate for decorative shot for use in jewelry making. Just the general knowledge of how to make one ..
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Sat, 2 Jan 2016 04:00:36 PST
(How) Do You Cut a Necklace Chain? Numbuh1Nerd I bought a chain for a necklace at Wal-Mart that's significantly bigger than I need. Should I cut it? Can I cut it? How do I cut it? 
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 08:10:26 PST
How do I start any kind of wire wrap art i have every supply needed but I am afraid to start ? adowling4 every supply needed but I am afraid to start ? If you have any suggestions on how I can get past this wire wrapping block please let me know . Thank you very much.
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:17:16 PDT
Resin help! - Wrapping paper came off/marked resin on pendants - How to rescue/polish off? lsadwdwadw I made these 4 pendants with pictures inside a bezel filled with resin on top, and though two pendants are fine, the other two must not have been totally dry and the wrapping paper came off a little on the resin and looks very bad. It was a present so I want to try to get rid of the paper somehow, I...
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Sun, 11 May 2014 00:39:33 PDT
How would I make this metal bangle bracelet/arm bangle? xokailey23 I am wondering what materials I would need to make this bangle and how to make it. I know I could probably use a variety of different metals. I am looking for something that will be sturdy and durable but also lower in cost. The bangles pictured are made out of copper and 24K gold plated. Thanks!
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 14:39:50 PDT
Is it true if you wear copper or brass long enough, you will stop turning green?? onrust It was said long ago to me that "Your body will become saturated and will no longer turn green if you wear copper long enough." Is there any truth to this? Thanks
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 20:51:43 PST
How to attach stone to necklace like this? NeuroPulse Greetings, Does anyone know how to attach a stone to a necklace like this? What are those metals? Thanks
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 12:23:29 PST
How to create a steampunk pocket watch using an empty case? SuperScourge I've bought an empty case to build a pocket watch to bring out a steampunk look but I'm not sure if I should find a site to buy the right sized prebuilt clock movment or goto a watch shop like the one at our mall with Dakota Watch Company may have what I need to add it in there. so here's the casin...
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 23:31:18 PST
Metal eyeglass arms have lost their coating, what to use to re-coat them? iamuser1 Hi and thanks for reading my question. I wear reading glasses and have had some pretty good luck with a pair that I purchased at CVS approximately four years ago. The only thing that has went wrong is that the clear-coating, that used to cover the inside of the glass's "arms" has worn off, from the...
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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:55:21 PDT
Fine tip marker for guiding cutting/engraving small metal? Ingulit This is probably a simple question, but I'm having trouble finding something that works. I'm looking for a marker to make guide marks on where to cut or engrave metal. This is for jewelry, so I need a fine tip since it's small metal. It needs to be permanent enough to withstand the cutting/engraving...
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 10:25:29 PDT
How would one go about making very small square holes a thin piece of metal? Ingulit I'm trying to modify a bracelet that's made out of some very, very thin metal, and I need to make several small square holes all over it. By small, I'm talking 2mm x 2mm small, and they have to be noticeably square shaped. Is there any cleaner way to do this than trying to drill a small hole and usi...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 13:07:23 PDT
How to make a guide in instructables? Muhaiminah Faiz I can't find the option of making a guide in instructables, though I made one before! need help.
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Sat, 4 May 2013 01:07:30 PDT
I just got a ring that is 3 sizes to big. What can I make so it fits at least one of my fingers without rolling around? sgenosky I have a silver ring, but don't want to ruin it, and don't have money to get it sized.. So what could I make or use to have it fit my finger correctly without  it rolling around to much?
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 17:43:58 PDT
Is regular 22 gauge steel wire okay to make earring findings out of? The Science Guy I am currently using blackspur 22 gauge steel wire to make earring findings but I am worried it could be harmful. Please help? Is this okay to use? No one has yet wore these
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012 15:21:24 PDT
How to repair a piece of metal jewelry without soldering.? amnartist I have part of a necklace my mother used to own (the pendant part) that has a broken area(a gap) where you attach the jump ring to the piece. The jump ring I attached is probably thick enough where the pendent won't fall off, but I don't want to take the chance. It has swarovski(sp?) crystals and I'...
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Mon, 28 May 2012 16:41:17 PDT
Double Row Shambala Instructions? Goddess_Susie I LOVE this bracelet but can't afford to purchase it.  Does anyone know how I would make it?  Thanks for your help!  Best, Susie
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Thu, 26 Apr 2012 08:45:55 PDT
Double row macrame bracelet mysonmark Does anyone know how to make the double row macrame bracelet.  The bracelet looks like it is two rows of strung beads wrapped together and then finished off with a slide knot clasps.  I know how to make the basic shamballa bracelet and would love to make this one as well. Thanks,
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Mon, 26 Mar 2012 06:19:58 PDT
How do i make a cool piece of jewelry out of two bullet casings? eternalwind It's for my sisters boyfriend and it was their first 2 bullets they shot together.She sort of wants a ring.They are also small so nothing too big.She was thinking i hammer them flat and make a ring by bending and sodering.
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Tue, 7 Feb 2012 16:02:26 PST
What should I use to make a necklace out of a coin? coldpsyco91 i wanted to make a necklace out of my lucky coin, but i cant seem to find anything that tells how to do it without making a hole or soldering to the coin. i was hoping someone could point me towards a method that wouldn't destroy the coin so i could keep it hole and solder free.
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Mon, 7 Nov 2011 17:41:20 PST
How can i safely clean my dog tag? tictaclad I recently bought a nickle plated dog tag that has a picture engraved onto it. I want to know how to clean it without the risk of messing up the picture. What kind of cleaner/cloth should i use? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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Fri, 30 Sep 2011 18:49:34 PDT
Antique Dress Clip - What Is It? Ceramic and bobbly cat eye type flowers/petals. Ophelia_Darling Hello you marvellous people, I am totally in love with this website, and thought this might be the place to come to get some advice and information. I've had this dress clip in my collection for years and am starting to sell off lots of it as I need to move city! I could just sell it to a vintage ...
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Wed, 14 Sep 2011 14:34:32 PDT
in the pet challenge can you enter jewelry ?" i wanted to enter a horse bit bracelet.? neetz
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Wed, 20 Jul 2011 19:22:06 PDT
British law on defacing coins? The Science Guy I wanted to drill through a 10p to make a ring like the ones on this website. BUT I NEED TO KNOW THE BRITISH LAW Lots of people are saying its illegal and stuff.  
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Thu, 30 Jun 2011 15:46:48 PDT
Can someone please put up instructions for how to make a shamballa bracelet? jennyxamore I have this beautiful shamballa bracelet and I am determined to learn how to make it. i understand the cobra stitch, but i cant figure out how to do the adjustable closure. If you dont know what a shamballa bracelet is, google it, they're awesome. Check out this link: ...
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Wed, 29 Jun 2011 20:32:55 PDT
Anyone know a good ring commissioner? wrenfacedoggy123 Well, I've checked for people that'll make a "Latnok Ring" and they're too expensive, mainly because they don't work with stainless steel... Does anyone know a company/person that'll make me a Latnok ring for about $100-$200? Sorry if this is a repeat question, but it wasn't quite well answered... ...
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Tue, 22 Mar 2011 00:04:27 PDT
Keychain Ring Weaving??? riyad2212 I have seen many chainmaille instructables, but all of them use thick rings with complicated sizes, thickness and blah blah blah... Does anyone know a weave/chain pattern (similar to chainmaille) that can be made using thin-er rings (i have small thin rings that are like Keychain Rings) ~~{ill post...
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Tue, 8 Mar 2011 06:24:05 PST
Is there an instructable on making mood rings, like how there is for the nickle rings? SAGE27 I need help on making hand made mood rings, thats fun and easy to make with things around the house and whatever stone thats used for the mood rings. Plus some info on the "Mood" stone, the real name, and places to buy the stone like Meachal.
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Sun, 27 Feb 2011 21:53:34 PST
What material is this? noahh I'm interested in making a ring similar to the kind that Catherinette Rings makes with this pair of taxidermy eyes. I've sourced the the eyes (obviously), but I also like the little tubing they use for the ring itself.  Can anyone tell me what this is called if it's a commercial product, or is it cu...
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Wed, 23 Feb 2011 11:18:48 PST
What's the best way to clean bead release from lampwork beads? wmcraver I'm brand new to lampwork bead making, but have watched tons of videos and read many tutorials on the processes.   Now that I have some beginner beads made, how do I clean the bead release from the inside of the bead? I'm using "Blue Coat" bead release from a beginner kit.  I've tried soaking them...
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Mon, 31 Jan 2011 15:53:19 PST
I am learning to solder and have a few questions. easeemann I am learnig to solder and I wonder if it was safe to use lead free plumbing solder or lead free silver baring (97% tin 3% silver) solder on rings and bracelets made out of copper and the like? Second, has any one here know of people making their own solder. By that I mean meting down the tin, ...
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Thu, 6 Jan 2011 13:45:36 PST
how to make a large wristwatch case? handles63 I am a collector and amateur restorer of wristwatches and I have a couple of projects which require purpose made watch cases. This is because they are old pocket watch movements that are typically 40mm plus in diameter and in one case the crown is at 12 o'clock not 3 like a normal wristwatch. The s...
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Wed, 5 Jan 2011 07:16:28 PST
Engagement ring. i need help. Can you give advice? 27723773 I want to buy an engagement ring with an alexandrite stone... i want it to be as graceful and fancy as possible while sticking within the 300$ range. Help would be appreciated.
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Sat, 25 Dec 2010 17:32:17 PST
Is there a good glue that is not effected by cold temps? gemjunkie The stone attached to one of my husbands tie tacks came off--it was glued on.  I think the reason it came off is that he was out in the cold a lot that day.  Does this sound reasonable?  Is there a glue out there somewhere that is not effected by temperatures? Thanks in advance!
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Fri, 10 Dec 2010 10:58:22 PST
how should i make personal earrings for a girl? tommiesmee hello, a friend of mine celebrates her birthday in a couple of days and i want to give her something special. so, since i'm the romantic kind of guy, i want to make her personal earrings. i've got the hooky thing to attatch it to your ear, but i have no clue about what i'm going to make. does anyo...
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Thu, 16 Sep 2010 08:08:32 PDT
Removing design from class ring? idogis1 I feel ridiculous wearing my high school class ring. Has anyone removed the design from theirs and if so, any tips for minimizing the marking from the sanding/grinding?
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Fri, 20 Aug 2010 13:42:33 PDT
How to make glass adhere to silver ? judith_ou I make jewelry and I've managed to fill a copper loop with tainted glass. I hold the copper and glass in the hottest part of the flame of my little butane/propane torch. But when I try to do the same thing with silver wire, the silver melts before the glass does. I guess that is because silver isn't...
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Tue, 6 Jul 2010 06:49:14 PDT
How do you clean rust from metal jewelry? md4v3 How do you clean rust from metal jewelry? and those greenish residue thingy on metal jewelry.. how do you clean it? Safely without damaging the jewelry..?
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Sat, 22 May 2010 11:22:15 PDT