November 18, 2009 / Jewelry Making Basics

How to Attach an Eye Pin to a French Hook

This video demonstrates two ways how to attach an eye pin to a French hook. This is one of the most important basic skills to know when learning how to make jewelry. It's a good thing that this skill

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November 11, 2009 / Jewelry Making Basics

Jewelry Making Basics – Using Jump Rings

This jewelry making basics video demonstrates how to use jump rings. It covers how to open and close the jump rings, as well as how to connect them to one another, in the most basic way, to make a sim

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November 11, 2009 / Jewelry Making Basics

Jewelry Making Basics – How to Make an Eye Pin

In this jewelry making basics video, I demonstrate how to make an eye pin out of wire. If you don't have any eye pins handy, you can easily make them yourself from either straightened wire, or even f

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November 11, 2009 / Jewelry Making Basics

Jewelry Making Basics – Scratch-Resistant Pliers Tip

In this jewelry making basics video, I demonstrate how masking tape can be used to reduce the risk of your pliers scratching the softer metals while you make your own jewelry. Also, make sure your pli

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November 11, 2009 / Jewelry Making Basics

Jewelry Making Basics – How to use a Head Pin

In this jewelry making basics video, I demonstrate how to use a head pin, including two ways to finish off the head pin loop and a warning that could save you some time and frustration. Also explaine

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