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You can find out everything you want to know about jewelry making, here. We explain which basic findings you need and how you can make jewelry yourself. We also refer you to the correct information about a specific subject or jewelry findings that you will need.
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JEWELRY TOOLS: THE BASICS
When making jewelry you need a number of basic tools and findings. These basic elements are extremely important and indispensable for making all kinds of jewelry. We will go through the most important basic tools with you so that you are immediately aware of what you need and you will not be faced with surprises!
There are different types of pliers that you use for jewelry making. Each set of pliers has its own functions and properties which we will explain briefly:
With a side cutter you can easily cut all kinds of material. Suitable for head and eye pins, metal wire, rolo chains, bead chains and leather.
Round nose pliers
With round nose pliers you can form eyelets with memory wire and head and eye pins. You can attach clasps, charms or other jewelry findings to these eyelet. Round nose pliers are also used for wire wrapping with copper wire.
Flat nose pliers
These all-round pliers can do almost everything. The flat sides allow you to squeeze crimp beads (crimp bead covers) and ribbon ends closed and you can open and close jump rings with them. In addition, the flat nose pliers also have a small cutting section with which you can cut different materials.
Of course you will finish your jewelry piece with a beautiful clasp. Of course you need clasps for this! The most famous are lobster clasps. But other clasps such as toggle clasps, spring ring clasps or buoy spring clasps are also beautiful clasps for your handcrafted jewelry.
Tip: To use jewelry clasps you need these findings: jump rings, crimp beads and crimp bead covers. For more information about these components, read our blog ‘Explanation jewelry making’.
You can of course also use magnetic clasps when finishing your flat or round leather cords. By applying a small amount of jewelry glue to the inside of the magnetic clasp you can attach the clasp securely to your leather cord.
BEAD DESIGN BOARD / STARTER KIT
A bead design board is ideal for making jewelry. A bead design board has several functions to help you make bracelets, earrings or necklaces. A bead design board comes with measurements, handy compartments for your findings and helps you with the correct lay-out your design.
Do you prefer a complete basic kit with the right findings and tools? Then our jewelry starter kits are exactly what you are looking for. They contain a bead design board, 3-piece jewelry pliers set, metal wire, clasps and many more indispensable findings. This way you receive all the basic tools for jewelry making in one go. The starter kit components are available in 3 colors: antique silver, gold and bronze. Depending on which color you prefer to work with, you can choose a suitable starter kit.
Would you like to start making jewelry, but you do not yet have the right findings and tools at home? Then take a look at our basic starter kits for jewelry making. These starter kits are also ideal for jewelry making workshops!
Would you like to make earrings?Great! We have an extensive range with beautiful earrings such as hoops, wire hooks and studs as well other findings for making earrings.
Discover our wide range with different types of earrings
Choose from beautiful earring pendants, charms and more findings
Create professional quality earrings
Explanation of various types of earrings
How to: Make 3 basic earrings
Read more: Making earrings
Our blogs are full of jewelry making tips. Read more about jewelry trends, new products, styling tips and more here. We also give you the reference to all the jewelry parts needed. Are you a big fan of wooden beads? Read all about it in this blog!
Need inspiration? Then you are in the right place with our lookbooks! Nice bracelet sets, inspiration for earrings and surprising combinations from our own range can all be found here.
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START MAKING JEWELRY
It is now time to get started yourself! You can of course make jewelry for yourself or as a gift for someone else. Jewelry making is extremely popular and a fun hobby for at home.
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STEP-BY-STEP PLAN TO MAKE JEWELRY
1. Find out what basic jewelry tools you need.
2. Learn the most important jewelry making techniques.
3. Get inspired by what you want to make: bracelets, necklaces or earrings
4. Order all your items from Dreambeads Online today.
5. Thanks to our fast shipping, you can start making jewelry the next day!
Making your own jewelry is great fun and our versatile range and useful tips make it achievable for everyone. Would you like to know more about our items, delivery times and payment methods? View our frequently asked questions.
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