Jewelry Contest

Is there jewelry contest limited to jewelry you wear on your neck...wrist..finger?  Or can hair things be added to this list?? I've attached an example. Thank ya!!

Posted by JosiePosie76 5 years ago



[Jewelry] Examples

Post examples of your work, or others', here.Jewelry Group

Posted by kqrpnb 11 years ago


[Jewelry] Resources

Post your jewelry making resources here. Please, only links to suppliers or instructions, tips, techniques, etc.Jewelry Group

Posted by kqrpnb 11 years ago


New group for jewelry makers

Hi all, I started a group for jewelry makers.

Posted by kqrpnb 11 years ago


whats a cool way to store jewelry?

I need a cool way to store jewelry and keep it both functional and displaying. my jewelry is like art so i kind of want it shown off as well as organized.

Asked by 9 years ago



Is there a Dremel drill bit (maybe diamond?) ideal for drilling very small holes in pebbles to make jewelry?

 Is such a drill obtainable in Canada through Home Depot or similar company? How much?

Asked by 8 years ago


How to make natural flower jewelry? Answered

I have searched everywhere and cannot get any info on this. I am trying to get instructions on aking real (natural) rose & natural flower and leaf jewelry. I have seen these for sale, but there is never any info on how to do it. They are still in their 3d shape and some even remain soft and pliable. I think it is down with resin , poly resin, or acrylic. An example can be seen at: www.firemountain.com after you reach the website, in the search box enter item # H20-7497JW I am also posting a photo for you to see. As I said, there is NOTHING on any sites with instructions. Thanks so much, Patti Meadows

Asked by Botanical Blessings 9 years ago




How can I make a small rolling mill for my silver, the ones sold commercially are way out of my budget? Answered

I want to make a rolling mill that is adjustable and will roll out silver for silversmithing. It dosen't have to be elaborate just strong.

Asked by meandmytreasures 8 years ago


How do you clean rust from metal jewelry?

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..?

Asked by md4v3 8 years ago


What do you want to know about handmade jewelry?

I like to know what people want to see in a jewelry tutorial. 

Posted by VintageStyleJewelry 2 years ago


How do I make a jewelry organizer?

I am looking for a way to simply , yet elegantly organize my jewelry in my bedroom

Asked by Jules0988 7 years ago


adhesive suggestions for jewelry

What glue/adhesive do you use for fastening jewels/metal to brooch settings, fabric, and other jewelry? Thanks for your help :)

Posted by rististien 6 years ago


Question about jewelry repair

I do simple jewelry repair,and want to learn how to solder.What tools do I need for this?I have a Dremel tool and several hand tools.Please be specific.

Asked by jeannie13 9 years ago


Can you melt silver at home (for jewelry)? Answered

I want to melt metal, preferably silver, to stamp in the process of making jewelry. I want to know the process and the materials/equipment needed.

Asked by 8 years ago


Links to cheap jewelry webshops???

Please, send me weblinks to cheap webshops for jewelry. I really love making my own jewelry but I can't find any cheap stores. By sending the links, you actually support me in making more jewelry instructables :) An example of a necklace I have made: https://www.instructables.com/id/mulicoloured-pendant/

Posted by emilyvanleemput 6 years ago


how to wire wrap jewelry making?

Instruction on how to make jewelry bu wire wrapping sharks teeth and miscellanous items

Asked by 9 years ago


Links to cheap jewelry (web)shops???

Please, send me links to cheap jewelry webshops!!!!! I love making jewelry :) but i just don't know any cheap webshops:( A real shop is also fine, but they must be also located in the Netherlands or in Belgium please, help me

Posted by emilyvanleemput 6 years ago



Our biggest and best Jewelry Contest ever is starting on 4/15!

We've selected some fabulous prizes from Otto Frei and Rio Grande and we cannot wait to see all the amazing jewelry our community will create! Prizes include premium and simple jewelry making kits, mini drill presses with drill bit sets, and wire wrapping kits. The Jewelry Contest is open April 15th through June 10th. We're looking for creative jewelry instructables including metalworking, ceramics, wire wrapping, 3D printed jewelry, mixed media, beading, and more! Head over to the contest page to get all the details.

Posted by jessyratfink 5 years ago


how to make ear wires?

Asked by vazelle 5 years ago


123D Jewelry Contest missing

The 123D  jewelry contest has been missing from the contest page for 2 days. I can still access the page if I use the link on my "you page" where my entry is listed.  The judging was supposed to be over on the 17th (after it was changed from the 15th). When the judging started, I saw that one of my ibles was a finalist, but did not receive an email from Jessyratfink alerting me to this as I have with several other recent contests. My finalist entry has an award icon on it and it has not won any other contests.  All of these things are odd, and I was just wondering...What's up with the jewelry contest?

Posted by Brooklyntonia 4 years ago


Is it possible to solder airdry clay objects? Answered

Hello, I am a beginner in jewelry making and I was wondering if it's possible to make a soldered frame around my airdry clay pendants or wrap them with coppert-tape and solder?

Asked by Sanvan 1 year ago


Jewelry tools for sale

My boss recently purchased all the tools from a jewelry shop that was going out of business and subsequently has a lot of tools that he is parting with. While these are primarily jewelry tools many of them are perfect for prop building. He has some nice workbenches, casting equipment, benchtop laser welder, a large polishing station, plating rectifier, rolling mills, benchtop lathe, flexshaft motors/handpieces, microscopes, engraving tools and all kinds of small hand tools. There's too much to list here- I have a complete listing of everything with photos and pricing. Some of this equipment is pretty big/heavy so local pickup would be preferred (Boulder, Colorado) but he said he'll ship equipment if need be. After downloading and viewing the list if there are any questions just message me and I'll try to answer them as best as possible or have my boss email you. Thanks!

Posted by Honus 6 years ago


champagne topper jewelry

On our wedding night my wife and I had a bottle of Vieve Cliquot champagne. I still have the topper that holds the cork to the bottle. I can imagine it being made into a bracelet or pendant for my wife but would have no idea how to go about it. If anybody has any ideas I would appreciate it. The topper has a portrait of the widow cliquot on it and reminds me of a cameo. Our five year anniversary is coming at the end of this month and I would love to make her something out of this for it.

Posted by owenclift 6 years ago


Soldering copper to copper?

I'm just starting out but most of the instruction I've seen on soldering (jewelry) talks about flux, the solder itself, and a torch or soldering iron. When soldering copper to copper is there a special flux and solder to be used so that the solder doesn't look "silver"? Does it matter whether you use a torch or a soldering iron?

Asked by 8 years ago





I want to learn how to do enamel jewelry? Can you give me some help? Answered

I want to learn how to do enamel jewelry? Can you give me some help?

Asked by threadbare 8 years ago


how to make a metal shot plate for decorative shot for jewelry making ?

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 ..

Asked by Offtofindalife 2 years ago


How can I antique my jewelry findings? Answered

I have some shinny silver (plated) and shinny brass jewelry findings and I want them to look less "new". I was wondering if anyone knows a way to antique them.

Asked by threadbare 8 years ago



How do you electroplate, or plate, small jewelry pieces of copper or brass with sterling silver?

I make jewelry and would like to cover some small jewelry parts/ findings/ charms with sterling silver. The parts are made of copper and some of brass. I would need to do this in my home. If this is possible, how do I go about it? What supplies and equipment do I need? Thank you, Laurel Martin

Asked by laurel1 8 years ago


Is there any way to de-magnetize jewelry?

I left some jewelry sitting on top of my microwave, and when I picked it up again, it was magnetized. Is there any way to demagnetize it, or undo this? Thanks!

Asked by 9 years ago



What do you think?

Yesterday, I followed a jewelry workshop. This is the result, what do you think?

Posted by emilyvanleemput 5 years ago


Resin epoxy jewelry question: I messed up the proportions and need to redo. How to clean up the soft epoxy?

The colored resin-epoxy mix was poured into a bezeled siver shape. It is my first attempt with resin.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Asked by simha 8 years ago



Jewelry Design App Ideas?

Our group at Autodesk is thinking about making an app to help people design custom jewelry, since the current options are slow, expensive, and hard to use.  If you've made your own jewelry or worked with a pro to have a custom piece made, our summer intern Kristen would love to pick your brain for 15-30 minutes to learn what features would be most useful to you in a jewelry app. If that sounds like fun, just reply here and Kristen will contact you to set up a phone or Skype chat.  Thanks!

Posted by canida 4 years ago


hexagonal box design?

Looking for tips for efficient design of wooden hexagonal boxes, bottoms, and lids.  Jewelry boxes, canisters, etc.  How to clamp for glue or air brads - I'm thinking a hexagonal jig, but that's potentially a lot of jigs for different-size boxes.

Asked by rjvoyerjr 7 years ago


Barbie Tit Necklace

Ha, got yer attention with that subject didn't I?But it's true. Check out Margeaux Lange's site for more pictures. These are strangely gorgeous...Clearly she's got the jewelry-making skills to do a top-notch job but I think someone with as much imagination but less metalworking skill could do a reasonable imitation.

Posted by rachel 9 years ago




Roland JWX 10 Milling Machine

I currently have a Roland JWX 10 Milling Machine for sale.  It has been used MAYBE 3 times and has the ProtoWizard software along with all manuals.  Will gladly email pictures to serious inquiries only. Thanks.

Posted by HillCD2012 6 years ago


Is there a good glue that is not effected by cold temps?

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!

Asked by gemjunkie 7 years ago


How to make glass adhere to silver ?

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 such a good conducter of heat. So I've tried to heat up the entire peace of silver (instead of just the little loop that I'm trying to melt the glass on) , which works a little better. But even if I do get the silver and the glass red hot at the same time without the silver melting together, I can't make the glass adhere to the silver like it did to the copper. Any tips?

Asked by judith_ou 7 years ago