How should I choose the right wire for the right project when making jewelry?

In most cases, the choice of wire size and thickness depends on the person who is creating the jewelry. However, there are some guidelines that can help you decide the thickness of the wire that you select for your project. Jewelry wire is available in three basic levels of hardness. There is the dead soft wire, half hard wire and the full hard wire that you will find yourself working with. The...


What type of soldering torch should I use when making jewelry?

A large number of sculpted jewelry requires you to use a soldering torch. Obviously the kind of soldering torch that you can use for jewelry making is extremely different from the one that your father or brother may have in your tool box. For jewelry making, it is recommended that you use a flame torch and not a soldering iron in order to get the result that you are looking for. Soldering irons...


How can I make a wire chain?

A wire chain can be made simply by cutting and turning the wires in the right manner. While it is not a tough task to accomplish especially since there is no soldering involved, it does require you to be able to create wire rings of the same size if you are looking for neatness and consistency in your work. You can take your choice of wire in terms of thickness, a dowel, wire cutters, chain nose...


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