Tag: jump rings

Trouble Shooting Jump Rings

I remember when I finally figured out jump rings.  It was like the heavens opened up and my whole world changed. Well, maybe not quite all that, but it was pretty exciting.  Once you figure out this basic skill, you have a lot more options.  And it’s pretty simple, you just need to know how …

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ECT TV Episode 39: Ombre Bead Dangle Earrings

In this episode we’ll make a pair of earrings to match the necklace we made in Episode 39.  Click here for the Ombre Bead Dangle Necklace tutorial. Watch ECT TV Episode 39 here: Remember to sign up for the ECT email newsletter to get future ECT TV Episodes in PDF form to easily download to …

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ECT TV Episode 38: Ombre Bead Dangle Necklace

In today’s episode learn how to make this fun Ombre Bead Dangle Necklace! Video Episode: In the episode you’ll learn how to make an ombre effect, open jump rings and make a bead dangle! Tutorial: Tools and Materials: Beads* Headpins ** for each bead for the necklace.  I used 2 inch headpins that I purchased. …

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How to Properly Open and Close Jump Rings

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 …

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ECT TV Episode 18: How to Make a Button Charm Bracelet

ECT TV Episode 18!  ECT TV stands for Emerging Creatively Tutorials Television.  I share a new episode mostly weekly.  You can catch up on back episodes by clicking the ECT TV tab above or clicking here. This week’s episode includes: A creativity booster (something to help you find, rediscover or pump up your creativity); How …

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