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Metalsmith Melissa Muir gives tips on working with jewelry wire and a step-by-step guide on how to create a wire cuff.
May 09, 2019

Jewelry Wire Work Tips from Melissa Muir

by Kelli Vanyek Greene

Learn wire jewelry frame fabrication tips from one of our preferred studio teachers, Melissa Muir. She shows you step by step how to make this gorgeous wire work cuff using Halstead’s Sterling silver supplies and a beautiful cabochon!

This guide covers pattern wire and gallery wire used in jewelry making. What are they? What is the difference between them?
March 06, 2019

Pattern & Gallery Wire Guide: The 411

by Erica Stice

Explore pattern wire and gallery wire used in the jewelry studio in this overview guide on essential materials for your design practice.

Get inspired with these heart themed jewelry making ideas for Valentine's Day or any time of year. Use interesting jewelry supplies and basic techniques.
January 16, 2018

All About Hearts Jewelry Making Ideas

by Erica Stice

Three quick and easy handmade jewelry projects for Valentine's Day!

Casey Sheppard of Case of the Nomads shares bangle bracelet making tips to inspire your jewelry collection designs in this tutorial.
August 21, 2017

Tips for Making Bangle Bracelets with Casey Sheppard

by Katie Hacker

Learn tips for making riveted wire bangles with guest contributor Casey Sheppard.

Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist magazine recently featured a bangle bracelet making project by Halstead Studio Coordinator, Erica Stice.
August 02, 2017

Erica Stice's Bangle, Bracelet, and LJJA Article!

by Mercedes Berg

Erica Stice's bangle bracelet making project was featured in Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist.

Learn how to make cuff bracelets with our bending block tool and pre-cut metal cuff blanks. Quickly bend and form metal into a comfortable piece of jewelry.
July 30, 2013

6 Steps to Make Cuff Bracelets

by Hilary Halstead Scott

A step-by-step beginner's guide on how to make cuff bracelets.