Classic parallel pliers are essential bench item and are part of the most critical tool kit for jewelers. They are entirely different in appearance from other pliers. Parallel action pliers hold their position thanks to a compound box joint system. They provide a firm grip and won’t spring back once pressure is released.
As your reputation grows and demands your creations increases, it may be worth considering starting a fully-fledged, registered business. This process can be challenging, and a lot of first-time jewelry makers may find it daunting, which is why we’ve outlined exactly how to start a jewelry making business.
Melting silver is a natural process and once you get to know the fundamental principles of the metal’s melting points. Commonly used by many jewelers due to its lower melting point, silver is a great place to start when learning how to melt metal to make more complex jewelry designs, and graduate to more difficult soldering […]
Are you getting to know the anatomy of engagement rings? Recently, we talked about FANCY JEWELLERY CLASPS AND HOW TO USE THEM. However, this blog post will help you learn about some of the terminology used when referring to the main element of any ring: the ring shank.
The Hong Kong International Jewelry & Gems Fair is a one-stop showcase that attracts buyers to uncover every facet of the industry. Beyond the world’s most spectacular pieces, this trade show will include expert-led seminars, trend analysis, vibrant parades, networking opportunities a celebration of excellence with the 20th Hong Kong Jewelry Design Competition as well as […]
As a jewelry maker and crafter, you’ll know that there’s nothing worse than your supplies and materials going to waste. And if you work primarily with polymer clay, then you’ll know that making the most of your stock is vital to getting a good return on all your hard work. That’s why we’ve put together […]