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Jump rings are a popular finding in jewelry making designs. Check out this article to find more simple ways to incorporate them into your pieces.
April 26, 2019

5 Creative Uses for Jump Rings in Jewelry Making

by Erica Stice

Play around with jump rings!  I had a fun day playing in the studio with a few extra jump rings I had. Just laying them out on the bench and moving them around  brought up a few ideas. These are quick assembly and soldering pieces that are perfect for beginners.

Check out these tips on how to make an outstanding earring collection to get your jewelry business started. Katie Hacker explores jewelry design concepts.
May 01, 2018

How to Create Your Own Earring Collection

by Katie Hacker

Earrings are always in style, but they're particularly trendy right now. Here are some tips and tricks for pumping up your jewelry collection with an infusion of handmade earring designs.

Nealay Patel explores sterling silver earring making supplies in this fun tutorial on how to make beautiful explorer earrings.
March 13, 2018

Explorer Earrings with Nealay Patel

by Katie Hacker

Create stylish tassel hoop earrings with Nealay Patel using sterling silver earring making supplies and beads.

Be inspired by our 4 trendy ideas for earring making to spice up your jewelry collection. Explore earring findings and techniques you'll need.
January 23, 2018

4 Trendy Earring Making Ideas

by Erica Stice

Statement earrings are in! Check out our ideas for the jacket and front & back trends. We show you how to use our new clutches with drop rings along with fashionable post earrings, tassels and more.

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!

Learn how to select jewelry wire gauge thickness and hardness temper for your material needs in this handy guide to jewelry metals properties.
February 09, 2016

What Jewelry Wire Gauge & Hardness Do You Need?

by Erica Stice

Learn the ins and outs of sheet and wire gauges and metal tempers so you can make the right choices for your jewelry designs. This popular blog post was updated in 2019.

Be inspired to make fresh, new earring designs using unconventional findings with the latest fashions in jewelry. Check out these ideas.
November 17, 2015

Unconventional Earring Designs

by Katie Hacker

Unconventional earring designs take us on a little adventure without leaving home. Ear threads, cuffs, 360 and oversized ear wires are just a few of the free-spirited looks we're loving right now.

Our guide to earring findings is a complete glossary of terms for earring component parts. Learn the different options available for making earrings.
August 05, 2014

Guide to Different Types of Earring Findings

by Hilary Halstead Scott

Learn about the different types of earring findings and how each can be used for unique jewelry making ideas.