Halstead Logo Home
$100 min US & CA · $250 min International
Daily Market: Gold: $1487.80 · Silver: $17.48

jewelry wire

Learn how to use a wire jig tool to make stunning wirework bracelet designs out of bulk jewelry wire. Brenda Schweder offers tips for success.
May 07, 2019

Wirework Bracelet Making by Brenda Schweder

by Kelli Vanyek Greene

Brenda Schweder shows how you can use her jewelry making jig tool, Now That's a Jig!, with jewelry wire to make gorgeous wire work bracelet designs.

How do you set-up a wire wrapping studio? From setting up your work area to basic supplies, we cover a lot of information in this article.
May 03, 2019

Setting Up Your Wire Wrapping Jewelry Studio

by Erica Stice

Ready to wire wrap? Get prepared with this article! We've covered the studio area, gauges of wire, beginner tools and some materials that you can use when wire wrapping.

Learn how to make cool granular silver stacking rings embellished with beaded ball accents in this easy tutorial to start soldering and fabricating jewelry.
June 07, 2016

Granular Stacking Rings Tutorial

by Erica Stice

Do you love granular stacking rings? Read our latest tutorial blog and watch our granule video so you can start making them today!

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.

This glossary of jewelry pliers used for making jewelry in the studio will help you select the tools you need and understand which is best for each task.
August 27, 2014

A Guide to Types of Jewelry Pliers

by Hilary Halstead Scott

There are many different types of jewelry pliers in the studio and at the bench. Here's our quick glossary guide to jewelry making pliers to help you learn the ropes!