Lucite Jewelry Techniques?

Answer Lucite is a plastic made from acrylic resin and monomer mixed together in specific proportions. It was developed by DuPont in 1937 and is less expensive and more chemically stable than other resin... Read More »

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What is lucite jewelry?

What's not as rare as diamonds but just as sparkly? As varied as genuine gemstones but lighter and less expensive? It's Lucite, a most versatile and interesting jewelry material that's been aroun... Read More »

Indian Jewelry Stamping Techniques?

American Indians were taught how to make silver jewelry by Mexican metalsmiths during the mid-19th century. The jewelry used silver and turquoise because these materials were abundant, relatively i... Read More »

Forging Techniques for Silver Jewelry?

Forging is an ancient metalsmithing technique used to control the shape of sterling silver and other nonferrous metals by hitting the silver with a specially shaped hammer called a forging hammer. ... Read More »

Basket Weaving Techniques in Jewelry?

"Basket weave" techniques in jewelry transfer techniques of weaving reeds into baskets to the art of wire wrap jewelry making. Wire wrap jewelry makers use basket weave techniques for a variety of ... Read More »