Jewelry Making Instructions for Beginners

Earrings Necklaces Bracelets Anklets

So the jewelry bug has hit you! Need some basic jewelry making instructions? Not sure where to start? What tools you'll need? How to navigate all that stuff? Find it all out here! See below for commonly used tools and jewelry findings. Or choose one of the links above to get started right away.

To make some basic pieces, you really don't need much. You may have some of the tools you need already. (The ones you'll need depend on exactly what you're making, but this is a start.)

When you see how much fun making jewelry is, you may want to start giving it out. Earrings are great but does anyone really need 400 pairs? Don't answer that! Homemade jewelry makes wonderful gifts.

Or ... whip up some bracelets, necklaces, earrings, or anklets and you have a pile of great party favors and prizes! Make them yourself or put out some supplies for guests to create their own. This is a great activity for your daughter's party guests. They can create their own jewelry party favors using their favorite colors.

With just a few tools and supplies, you can create some beautiful pieces. Keep some supplies on hand and you'll always have gifts to give.

Click a link above to get started. Happy creating!

Commonly Used Tools

Long-Nose Pliers Long Nose Pliers

Round-Nose Pliers Round Nose Pliers

Jewelry Crimping Tool Jewelry Crimping Tool

Flat-Nose Pliers Flat Nose Pliers

Wire Cutters Wire Cutters

Memory Wire Cutters Memory Wire Cutters

Commonly Used Supplies

Earring Wires Earring Wires

Memory Wire Memory Wire

Jump Rings Jump Rings

Clasps Clasps

Head Pins Head Pins

Wire/Cord Wire

Crimp Beads Crimp Beads

Beads Beads



Earrings~~~ Necklaces~~~ Bracelets~~~ Anklets


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