Bees Wax

BEESWAX. Convenient 1 oz. bar of beeswax is used on saw blades for easier cutting and to help prevent breakage. Read More

MAKING SPINNER RINGS

  SPINNER RINGS Spinner rings, fidget rings, meditation rings.  The Spinner Ring continues to be popular and fun to wear!  A modern take on the Tibetan Prayer Wheel, these rings are designed so that the inner ring sits comfortably [ … ] Read More

Setting Stones in Handmade Bezels

There many ways to set stones including; bezels (hand-fabricated or pre-made), claws, flush set, tension set, channel, etc. but knowing how to set your stones in hand-fabricated bezels is an essential technique in metalsmithing.  This technique is not difficult, [ … ] Read More

Silver and Stone Overlay Pendant

This project develops skills in sawing, pierce-work, overlay, sweat soldering, bezel-making, stone setting, and finishing techniques. You can adapt it to different shaped pendants with different pierced-work patterns to complement your stone. The illustrated pendant has a hook, rather [ … ] Read More