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Video Tutorial - How to make Hoops Earrings

Hi everybody! I've been wanting to do some mini video tutorials ever since we got our video camera a few months ago, and I never really got around to it until now. If you would like to see how I make the hoops earrings such as these that I sell in my Artfire Studio, then have a look at my video here: Enjoy! ´¨¨)) -:¦:- ¸.·´ ·´¨¨)) ((¸¸.·´ ♥ Nathalie ♥ -:¦:- ((¸¸.·´-:¦:-   Canadian Rockies Art Metal Jewelry on Artfire ... » Read More

Video Tutorial - How to make sterling silver interchangeable earrings

Yes, I am video-filming going crazy LOL Just kidding - One of the girls here on Artfire asked if I could show how I make my Iziel Interchangeable Earrings on video, and I figured "why not!" - Of course, I was running out of time a bit at the end, and so I had to cut it short, but I always TUMBLE everything in my rotary tumbler for several hours after I'm done with the work on the bench. Learn how to make these versatile earrings: Enjoy! ´¨¨)) -:¦:- ¸.·´ ·´¨¨)) ((¸¸.·´ ♥ Nathalie ♥ -:¦:- ((¸¸.·´-:¦:-   ... » Read More

Video Tutorial - How to make ear wires

Hello my dears! I wanted to show you how I make ear wires, and the 'thinking' behind it. Why I use the wire gauge that I use, etc... tips and tricks and lots of information is shared with you in this video. I have for sale in my Artfire Studio a 24 page/82 photos PDF tutorial on how to make "6 styles" of ear wires, filled with design tips, wire gauge information, as well as a short list of some of my favorite materials and tools suppliers. Enjoy the free video, and stop by my Studio to purchase your own copy of my 24 pages PDF Tutorial! ... » Read More

Buyer's Guide - Sterling Silver

I know that before I started making jewelry, there was a lot that I did not understand about jewelry components, and I did not always understand what I was really spending my money on when I was purchasing commercial and handmade pieces. A few years ago, as an upcoming jewelry designer, I also learned the hard way about materials, and what works and doesn't work so well together. Over time, I've learned some things that I know will be helpful to buyers as well as to new jewelry designers, so I have decided to make a series of videos that will explain in a way that is easy to understand, various things that buyers should be aware of when deci... » Read More