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This article covers advanced earring post soldering techniques. Learn to solder posts onto more complicated designs with ease.
July 01, 2022

Advanced Earring Post Soldering Techniques

by Sylvie Alusitz

Studio Coordinator Sylvie Alusitz gives you strategies for advanced earring post soldering. Whether your designs are irregularly shaped or you’re in production mode, follow along to make more involved post soldering a breeze.

Create simple hoops using sterling silver wire! Hoops are a staple in earring collections and can be made in a large variety of sizes.
October 23, 2020

How-to Make Simple Wire Hoop Earrings

by Erica Stice

Create simple wire hoops using 20-22 gauge sterling silver wire! Hoops are a staple in earring collections and these can be made in a large variety of sizes. Have fun adding hoops to your jewelry designs!

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.

Be inspired by Eva Sherman's creative approach to using soldered jump rings in a whole new way for your jewelry making designs.
May 08, 2018

Eva Sherman's Spectacular Soldered Jump Rings

by Katie Hacker

Make whimsical jewelry designs with silver jump rings and stone settings. Practice your soldering skills and flex your creativity with this inspiring technique from Eva Sherman.

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.

Learn easy jewelry making techniques to showcase your lampwork art glass beads or other artisan glass jewelry components.
March 27, 2018

Turning Your Art Glass Beads into Jewelry

by Katie Hacker

Learn a few easy ways to turn your stash of lampwork art glass beads into beautiful, marketable jewelry. Sterling ear wires, basic tools and a few other jewelry supplies are all you need to get started. Plus, tips for selling your jewelry.

Learn how to solder earring posts in your jewelry studio with this simple step-by-step guide. We will cover the tools, supplies and techniques you need.
January 30, 2018

6 Steps to Soldering Earring Posts

by Erica Stice

Learn how to solder earring posts on blanks or other ornaments in this 6-step how-to guide to get you started. We cover every aspect of the process plus it's loaded with tips!

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.

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.

Halstead can help you build your small jewelry business.