Top Ten JewelryMaking Articles

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Here are the top ten articles for the Jewelry Making Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Oh So Many! How to Choose the Right One.
You can never have too many tools, but how do you choose the best tools for your work? Files will become your favorite go to tool. Open any tools catalog and you will be overwhelmed with the choices. Learn what files do and how to choose the best files for your toolbox!

2. Is Polymer Clay Toxic?
Polymer clay is affordable and easy to use - and it hardens right in your kitchen oven. Unfortunately, it also contains chemicals known to be hazardous. Learn whether polymer clay might pose a risk to your health or our environment.

3. Healthy Brains and Jewelry Making
There are several ways to keep your brain strong by learning new things. Jewelry making will keep you active and can provide life long learning. Being self taught, taking workshops and classes all help your brain to grow. Learn how you can get on board using jewelry making to keep your brain active

4. Create Your Own Jewelry Displays
Gorgeous crushed velvet display board to highlight your equally gorgeous jewelry designs!

5. How to Antique or Oxidize Brass
Learn which chemicals you can use to create a dark, antiqued finish on brass beads and findings.

6. Polishing Sterling Silver with a Rock Tumbler
Read about how I use a professional-model rock tumbler to polish handmade sterling silver jewelry and components.

7. Rock on Zircon!
Zircon, not Cubic Zurconia, is a natural stone that is experiencing wide appeal. A very affordable stone that comes in a variety of colors. Craft jewelers find these affordable enough to use in their new designs.

8. Fold Form Copper Bracelet Project
Looking for unique jewelry making techniques to add to art jewelry line? If you have not worked with Fold Form this is a fun project to try. Each piece you make is truly different. Try it out and see how you like working with the fold form technique.

9. Easy to Make Copper Slide Necklace
Here is an impressive, but easy to make copper slide necklace. With a few tools and a small piece of copper, you can have a finished necklace within a few hours!

10. Beading Threads, Cords, and Wires
All about threads, cords and wires for beading.

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