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Metal jewelry making

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It is possible to get started metalsmithing at home with a few simple tools. Best of all: they're inexpensive and don't take up a ton of space - meaning you can stash them in a box or drawer so they're out of the way when you're not using them! Instead of being something big and scary that requires a torch or workshop, you can actually make metal jewelry at your kitchen counter at the end of a long day. (Think of it as sewing's edgy older sister.)

Using Aluminum Cans for Jewelry Making

In this post, I'll show you how to use aluminum cans to make jewelry. I'll go over how to break the cans apart in order to have metal sheets to work with.

Learn about the advanced jewelry making technique of silversmithing with impression dies. A great way to make a variety of pieces of jewelry. #Instructables #necklace #earrings #ring #gems #pendant #ornate #metalsmith #turquoise

Learn about the advanced jewelry making technique of silversmithing with impression dies. A great way to make a variety of pieces of jewelry. #Instructables #necklace #earrings #ring #gems #pendant #ornate #metalsmith #turquoise

Cut a silver strip long enough to circle your stone with a bit of overlap. Photo: Michael Cheatham.

Master stone setting with expert jewelry artists from Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist magazine. Learn to make bezel, prong and other stone settings.

Solder a simple silver ring using a butane torch. A great introductory project for getting into jewelry making. #Instructables #metalworking #workshop

Solder a simple silver ring using a butane torch. A great introductory project for getting into jewelry making. #Instructables #metalworking #workshop

Twisted wire jewelry tutorials. How do you make a twisted wire? How to twist wire with a drill. For my jewelry, I often use twisted wire of different thicknesses. Today I want to share with you my simple ways to make twisted wire at home without using expensive tools. I think you can find these common tools, you can find them in almost every home.

Twisted wire jewelry tutorials. How do you make a twisted wire? How to twist wire with a drill. For my jewelry, I often use twisted wire of different thicknesses. Today I want to share with you my simple ways to make twisted wire at home without using expensive tools. I think you can find these common tools, you can find them in almost every home.

One of the most frequently asked questions I get as a jewelry instructor is “What gauge metal do I use for this piece?”  I made up this chart a few years ago, and though it depends on many other fa...

One of the most frequently asked questions I get as a jewelry instructor is “What gauge metal do I use for this piece?” I made up this chart a few years ago, and though it depends on many other fa…