Opening and closing jump rings is a foundational skill you need in jewelry making. Doing this correctly could be the difference between sturdy jewelry pieces that stand the test of time and pieces that fall apart.
The good news is that once you get this down you’ll never forget it!
This is a quick video to show you how to properly open and close jump rings:
Another quick jewelry making tip is to open all the jump rings you need for a project at one time.
Now that you have that mastered, you can try out some charm tutorials. Here’s a list of a bunch you can try for free: Variety of Charm tutorials.