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Beaded Spiral Pendant Tutorial

This spiral pendant with a circle of beads is quite easy to make.  It can be created in a variety of sizes and beads.  You can use 14 or 16 gauge round, soft wire or square soft wire for the … Continue reading

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How to Make a Spiral Wire Ring

This is one of the easiest wire rings I’ve ever made.  I can’t believe I didn’t come up with this sooner.  It only requires one piece of wire and looks great in copper, silver, brass, bronze or whatever wire you … Continue reading

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This handcrafted pendant is close to my heart. It is an image of our beloved late pet, Juno drawn by my daughter, Sam Bros of http://shinrinart.wordpress.com and encased in glass as a pendant. When I look into it, I can … Continue reading

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How to Lengthen a Short Chain

In my new venture into Viking Knit, I’ve been creating chains like crazy.  Not always one to plan these things and having an intense dislike for math, sometimes they turn out too short.    So when my draw plate runs … Continue reading

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Bead and Wire Earrings Tutorial

These earrings all utilize the same basic design and are relatively easy to create.   No complicated wire work skills are necessary. You can vary the number of beads, shapes, colors and patterns as you please.  I recommend bead sizes no … Continue reading

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