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  1. DIY Sliding Knot Instructions: How to Make a Sliding Knot for Jewelry

    Dec 06, 18 11:27 AM

    A sliding knot is a wonderfully easy way to end off a leather, string, hemp, or corded necklace or bracelet. It looks neat and stylish, is a very practical closure, and is very easy to make.

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  2. Treble Clef Friendship Bracelet

    Nov 30, 18 03:31 PM

    Make a DIY treble clef friendship bracelet.

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  3. Thicker Bracelets

    Nov 30, 18 03:23 PM

    Hi :) I want to make thicker bracelets, but I can't find any patterns anywhere :( just wondering if anyone had any patterns for thicker bracelets like

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  4. How Much Do I Charge for My Friendship Bracelets?

    Nov 30, 18 03:21 PM

    I've been making friendship bracelets for a while now and I now have more bracelets than friends. I'm thinking of selling them but I'm not sure who to

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  5. How Do You Attach Clasp to the End of Wire When Making a Necklace

    Nov 30, 18 03:05 PM

    I am teaching myself how to make jewelry and I need to know how to attach a clasp to my finished product.

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  6. Ready-to-Wear Chain or Cut the Chain Myself?

    Nov 30, 18 02:54 PM

    I'm new to jewelry making and am wondering is it better to use ready to wear chains or cut the chains myself and add the jump rings and clasp? My first

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  7. Leather Earrings Keep Turning Around

    Nov 30, 18 02:44 PM

    I make leather earrings and have had trouble with some of them turning around backwards. They have an 8 mm jump ring and another tiny jump ring with

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  8. Making Wire Jewelry: What you need to know for DIY Wire Jewelry

    Nov 28, 18 05:54 PM

    Learn the how-to's of making wire jewelry with the basic wire working techniques. These detailed tutorials are a must read for anyone learning to make jewelry of any kind; even jewelry you don't think…

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  9. Knotted Wire Headpin: How to Make a Knotted Wire Headpin Step by Step

    Nov 28, 18 11:53 AM

    Make a DIY knotted wire headpin with this free jewelry making tutorial submitted by Donna Spadafore. Beautiful, easy, and fast. This step by step tutorial is a great skill for anyone learning to make…

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  10. Forward Knot, Forwards Knots, how to for Friendship Bracelet Making

    Nov 22, 18 02:43 PM

    Forward Knot: How to make a forward knot for friendship bracelet making. Learn how to make this essential knot.

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  11. How To Prevent Teardrop Beads From Turning?

    Nov 22, 18 02:07 PM

    I have a necklace that includes 11-12mm teardrop beads between other smaller beads. As it is worn, the teardrop beads may turn up a bit on the wire so

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  12. Irregular Fused Glass Pendants and Rubber Tubing Question

    Nov 22, 18 01:52 PM

    I'm making irregular fused glass focal pendants. I'm using rubber cord with wire threaded through it as the necklace with a toggle on the back. My

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  13. Large hole beads bracelets and earrings

    Nov 22, 18 12:44 PM

    I have large hole lampwork beads. I don't understand which wire to use for making earrings as the hole is 4 mm. Could you please guide me? How do I

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  14. Cord for Wooden Bead Bracelet

    Nov 22, 18 12:34 PM

    What kind of cord should I use for making a Wooden Beads Bracelet?

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  15. What Gauge Wire Should I Use For A Wire Jig

    Nov 22, 18 12:16 PM

    I am new to making jewelry and using a wire jig looks like something I am going to enjoy, but I was wondering what you would recommend as the best overall

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  16. Adding Length To A Metal Stretch Band

    Nov 22, 18 12:07 PM

    Does anyone know how to add beads to a metal expansion stretch band (like a watch band) without using safety pins?

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  17. Tying Secure Knots for Bracelets and Necklaces

    Nov 22, 18 12:06 PM

    hi everyone! Every time I make bracelets or necklaces they come undone and beads go everywhere even when I use glue. Is there a special knot you have

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  18. Bracelet Making Tips

    Nov 21, 18 08:40 PM

    A bunch of bracelet making tips, tricks, and secrets. See what others have submitted and submit your own too!

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  19. Backwards Knot: How to Make a Backwards Knot for Friendship Bracelets

    Nov 20, 18 11:05 PM

    Backwards Knot: How to make a backward knot for friendship bracelet making. The backwards knot is one of the main knots needed to make patterns on a friendship bracelet. Learn how to make this essenti…

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  20. Hemp Jewelry Making

    Nov 20, 18 11:04 PM

    Looking for hemp jewelry making techniques? Lots of clear pictures and diagrams for the basic macrame knots, including square and spiral knotting.

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  21. Two Strand Mommy Bracelet Tutorial

    Nov 19, 18 09:17 PM

    This Mommy Bracelet will be your favorite gift to give. Free tutorial, project instructions and supply list.

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  22. Bubblegum Bead Hemp Bracelet Pattern

    Nov 19, 18 07:22 PM

    Follow this free hemp bracelet pattern to make a really cute "Bubblegum" Bead Bracelet. This free pattern uses thick hemp, colorful wooden beads, and easy-to-do macrame square knots.

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  23. How to Size a Bracelet

    Nov 16, 18 07:57 PM

    Learn how to size a bracelet, and download a template for a free bracelet sizing tool. What does it mean to size a bracelet? Bracelets are tricky to size because beads and other bracelet elements have…

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  24. How to Make a Chinese Endless Knot

    Nov 16, 18 07:19 PM

    Make a Chinese Endless Knot with these step by step instructions. The Chinese Endless Knot means health, safety and security, and good luck in life and career. It's a great decorative way to finish a…

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  25. Hemp Jewelry Basics

    Nov 16, 18 06:29 PM

    What hemp jewelry basics do you need to know? Learn about hemp cord and thicknesses available, materials you can substitute for hemp, what beads to use, and some cool alternative bling you can add to…

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  26. DIY Zig Zag Friendship Bracelet Pattern: Make an Easy Friendship Band

    Nov 15, 18 03:45 PM

    Make this zig zag friendship bracelet pattern out of string or embroidery floss. It's easy and your friends will love it when you give them one. Make a dozen and put them on your wrists and even on yo…

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  27. Can Copper Filled with Polymer Clay be Baked in a Toaster Oven?

    Mar 08, 16 01:51 PM

    Can copper filled with polymer clay be put into a toaster oven to bake the clay?

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  28. Friendship Bracelet Troubleshooting: Holes And Anchors In Chevron

    Nov 26, 15 01:40 PM

    My chevron bracelet always has loads of holes and you can see anchor strings in it. How do I avoid this?

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  29. Question about knots

    Nov 26, 15 01:15 PM

    Are the strings on the left always going to be Forward knots and the strings on the right backward knots? also, what is a joining knot??

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  30. Getting the Perfect Anklet Size

    Oct 27, 15 01:07 PM

    Getting the right anklet size can be tricky. Learn how to measure and size your ankle bracelet for perfect drape, or, alternatively, how to make it adjustable

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  31. Wire Work Ask and Answer Questions Here

    Oct 16, 15 03:55 PM

    Ask your wire work related questions here. You can answer questions here too- this is a great place to share your knowledge and give opinions.

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  32. Manly Friendship Bracelet Ideas?

    Oct 16, 15 03:08 PM

    My friend liked the candy striped friendship bracelet I made, but but wants me to make one that is the same width but more manly. Any ideas on how to

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  33. Friendship Bracelet Ask and Answer

    Oct 16, 15 03:05 PM

    Ask your friendship bracelet questions here. You can answer questions here, too - this is a great place to share your knowledge and give opinions.

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  34. Your Handmade Jewelry Gallery

    Oct 12, 15 01:28 PM

    This jewelry gallery shows off the work of the How to Make Jewelry Community! Show me yours, and I'll show you mine...

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  35. Steampunk Jewelry Gallery

    Oct 12, 15 01:14 PM

    Share your steampunk jewelry creations and see what your fellow jewelry artists and enthusiasts are making.

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  36. Steampunk Pendant - Clockwork Seaglass

    Oct 12, 15 12:26 PM

    I fell in love with steampunk and learned to pair it with my other love, seaglass. I am selling this, along with other pieces, at

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  37. Sources for stones

    Feb 10, 14 04:16 PM

    Can anyone tell me where to purchase the type of stones and settings used to make Sabike /Mariana type jewelery? I see local people making it but can't

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  38. Cutting sterling silver chain

    Feb 10, 14 04:15 PM

    How do I cut sterling silver loose chain without wasting a link?

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  39. Which way to hang an earring dangle?

    Feb 10, 14 04:14 PM

    When placing a earring dangle on the ear wire should you face the subject of the dangle facing forward or to the outside facing left or right? I'm speaking

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  40. Designing childrens jewelry

    Feb 10, 14 04:06 PM

    Does anyone have info on how to design jewelry for children?

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  41. Bead Stringing on Memory Wire

    Oct 25, 13 12:38 AM

    Bead stringing on memory wire is the easiest, quickest way to make jewelry that I know of. So easy a monkey could do it. Make your own in minutes, no joke.

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  42. How to Make Friendship Bracelets

    Oct 24, 13 04:59 PM

    Learn how to make friendship bracelets. Here are some instructions for making this fun and easy craft.

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  43. DIY Bracelet Making

    Oct 24, 13 04:59 PM

    Bracelet making is loads of fun. Here are some great bracelet projects and articles to get you started creating your own arm art.

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  44. Make a Beaded Ankle Bracelet

    Oct 21, 13 11:27 PM

    Make a beaded ankle bracelet with this free tutorial. Supply list, video, and images. Beginner level skill.

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  45. DIY How to Make a Simple Beaded Anklet

    Oct 21, 13 10:35 PM

    Make a beaded ankle bracelet with this free tutorial. Supply list, video, and images. Beginner level skill.

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  46. Make a DIY Chain Anklet

    Oct 20, 13 12:00 PM

    Make an easy chain anklet with step by step instructions and lots of pictures.

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  47. How-to-Make-Jewelry.com Revamp. What to Expect.

    Jun 18, 13 03:09 PM

    THe site is getting an upgrade. It may take awhile. But will be awesome when complete. Read about the revamp here. Includes a lot of ridiculous self indulgent rambling. Forewarned.

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  48. What Am I Doing Wrong Wtih My Candy Stripe Bracelet?

    Jun 12, 13 11:41 AM

    I'm trying the candy stripe bracelet for the first time and i don't think it is turning out right. Could you please tell me what I'm doing wrong?

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  49. How Do I Get A Focal Bead To Lay Flat?

    Jun 12, 13 11:34 AM

    how do you string a flower pendant that has a hole in the middle so it lays flat?

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  50. Multicolored Polymer Clay Heart and Earrings

    Jun 12, 13 11:30 AM

    I make polymer clay jewelry such as offered in this set. I began with the idea of making fabric collars to offer on my website and then branched out

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  51. Sizing For Chunky Children's Jewelry

    May 29, 13 06:24 PM

    Hello, Is there a sizing chart for children's chunky necklaces and bracelets? Thanks.

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  52. Funky Glass Jewelry

    May 29, 13 06:22 PM

    Hi, I made this colored glass necklace and want to learn more about how to make trendy jewelry as well as how to sell it.

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  53. Protecting Silver Spoons When Bending Them

    May 29, 13 06:19 PM

    Hello Everyone, I have started a new project and I'm having some serious difficulties. I'm bending spoons with a spoon bender and you have to press very

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  54. Mala Prayer Beads

    May 29, 13 06:16 PM

    A friend of mine asked me to make him a Mala Prayer bead, which I really didn't know anything about, so I read up on it and this is my first one. It

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  55. Looking For A Leather Earring Finding

    May 23, 13 12:33 PM

    I would like instruction or preferably to find where I can purchase ready-made the small piece of leather that is used to secure the threads of finished

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  56. Butterfly Pendant

    May 23, 13 12:03 PM

    Here's another one of my creations. Thank you, Louise LeBlanc

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  57. Black Velvet Heart Necklace Set

    May 23, 13 12:00 PM

    My name is Louise LeBlanc, I started making jewelry about four years ago. When I saw an ad in the local newspaper for a beginner jewelry class, I thought

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  58. 5-Strand Creation

    May 23, 13 11:57 AM

    Love to bead. Mixing colors and textures gets me excited. I'm really inspired by fine natural materials.

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  59. Wire Wrapping A Wiggling Stone

    May 23, 13 11:55 AM

    I would like to know how to wire wrap a round stone or anything that wiggles if it has one hole to make into a ring. I cannot seem to keep the stone,

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