Top 5 Jewelry Bench Tools

What are your favorite jewelry making tools?? Looking at my bench now I have many scattered about, but there really are 5 tools that I use all. the. time. 1. torch-butane While you can spend hundreds on some really awesome torch systems (like the smith little torch) created specifically for jewelers, just starting out, if…

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Art Show Psych Out

Has this ever happened to you? Have a beautiful idea to enter a ‘dream’ art show, then do a little recon to see the artists who showed the previous year, only to find yourself staring in disbelief and disappointment as you sink into some sort of jeweler’s depression? Whelp… I just did that. And it…

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Hobbyist vs Artist

What is the different between a hobbyist and an artist? It’s important to know what you are, in order to know how to get where you want to go. If you’re planning to make a living with your craft, you need to hear yourself talk about what you do. If you consistently degrade your work…

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Opening an Etsy Shop

Considering opening an Etsy shop? Already have one open, but stalled out and not seeing the results you expected? Have no idea what I’m talking about?… Listen to today’s podcast! And then leave some feedback in the comment section below! What do you think about Etsy? Do you have a shop running currently? How’s it…

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How to Create a Rainbow Patina

Learn how to create a gorgeous rainbow patina on your metal clay piece! Check out this quick vid I shot today! Creating a rainbow patina is easy to do, and fun to experiment with! Give it a try and see how many color combos you can come up with on your PMC pieces! In this…

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How to Get Solder Paste into Tight Spots – Quick Tip

Just getting started learning how to solder? That’s so wonderful! Congrats on taking the next big step in your jewelry creating life! In today’s vid, I show off a real simple little trick I use when I need to get my solder paste into a little tight spot. The solder paste that you see in…

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How to Stamp Fired PMC with Jett Sett

You can use metal stamps to create designs and lettering on fired pmc pieces. BUT if you find yourself with a fired piece that you don’t want to mess up the front design of the piece, but still want to stamp something on the back of the piece, you will find this tool very helpful!…

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