Here are four striking bails using the same design principle to accommodate
your large gemstone donuts.
The design is simple with only one soldered joint, making it a good
project for beginner solders.
The bails can be used for rectangular, square or round donuts.
Three of the bails are soldered pieces and one a no-solder project.
The bails can be made in sterling silver, copper, brass or bronze.
You can customize the design further, by using your own stamps or
texture hammers on the metal.
The tubes at the back of the bails are big enough to accommodate
most chains, large gauge neck wires, multi-strand cable necklaces
or smaller bead necklaces.
They can also be used in conjunction with silk cords, ribbons,
beaded Kumihimo cords or larger bead strands.
Go look for those forgotten large gemstone donuts in your bead
boxes and make some awesome pendants today!
Rings are perfect to display small gemstone donuts.
This project is a simple take on an adjustable wrap-around
It can be made in copper, brass or silver, with any colored stone
The small domed cup on the center can be changed to a square,
triangle or oval.
The texture on the cup and shank can be stamped, rolled milled
This means that your ring will always be a unique piece of art
Anticlastic Raising is a way of shaping metal, curving it into different
directions like the shape of a horse’s saddle.
The shapes obtained with this method are very organic and beautiful.
They are also very strong; this means that thinner gauge metal can be
used to make lighter pieces.
Our cuff will be shaped into an asymmetric anticlastic spiral.
With one large lampwork wavy disk on the wide side, and a small disk
in a contrasting color on the narrow side.
The tutorial is an instant downloading PDF file, it has 8 pages, 16 photos, a life size template of all the components and plenty of tips! For intermediate skill students.
A metal hand punch is a metalworking tool that makes
holes on metal sheet.
It works much the same as a paper punch, but has the
advantage of having a set of dies to make holes in
This tool can be used on mild steel, aluminum, silver,
copper, brass, cardboard, craft foam, leather and plastic.
Making it the perfect tool for jewelry making.
This is a PDF file for instant downloading.