Category Archives: Tutorials

Copper and Fused Silver Wire Ring Tutorial

copper and silver ring tutorial

Make a rustic copper wire ring with fused Sterling Silver enhancement. This ring will always end up different depending on how the silver melts onto the copper. And no soldering required! Easy to make and copper wire is cheap to practice with even if you are not a master jewelry maker. WHAT YOU NEED Copper […]

How to Flame Paint Copper

flame painting copper tutorial

Flame painting copper is a real art form, but you can get nice results even as a beginner. It is a great way to create something beautiful in a very short time and get a feeling of accomplishment.  Clean Your Copper Start your experiment with clean copper. You will get better color results on “new” […]

How to Make the Easiest Hook Clasp

Hook Clasp Tutorial

Clasps can be expensive to buy, especially if they are pure metal (not plated). I like to use pure copper clasps in my copper based necklaces and bracelets, it just seems like the right thing to do. Here’s the simplest hook clasp tutorial, I use these all the time. Fast to make, and pure copper […]

Adjustable Leather Cord Bracelet Tutorial

Leather as an ingredient is very popular right now. Check out this tutorial by Pearl at Beadinggem.com on how to make one for yourself! She uses Tierracast’s charms in her leather cord bracelet. Some basic jewelry making skills are required such as using pliers and coiling wire, but this is a great simple project for anybody […]

Ginkgo Leaf Pendant Tutorial

ginkgo leaf necklace tutorial

Make an easy copper ginkgo leaf pendant that has a bit of rustic handmade quality! All you need to know is some basic jewelry making skills (like using pliers and a hammer). Supplies: copper sheet, 24 gauge (or, you can buy the plain copper ginkgo leaf from my shop) copper wire, 22 or 20 and […]