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Glossary of Jewellery Terms
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Glossary of Jewellery Terms

When you first start in jewellery making, there are a number of terms that may sound unfamiliar. This is why we have put together a Glossary of Jewellery Terms to make it easier for our jewellery making customers that are just beginning in the jewellery making world and would like to see all the jargon […]

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How to Claw Set a Stone
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How To Claw Set A Stone

A classic looking setting and a popular option for presenting a faceted gemstone – the claw setting is a go-to technique for many jewellers. But how do you do it? We’ll talk you through how to claw set a stone, step by step and we’ll discuss all the tools needed and their purposes. You’ll also […]

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Forming Hammer
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How to Make an Anticlastic Ring

Thinking of making your own anticlastic ring? Anticlastic rings are an excellent place for beginners to start out with their jewellery making hobby, or for professionals who are looking to take a new direction. Learn how to make an anticlastic ring with our easy guide – complete with a video tutorial and step-by-step instructions. Anticlastic […]

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Designer of the Month – Rebecca Blakeway
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Designer of the Month – Rebecca Blakeway

Jewellery maker Rebecca Blakeway is a great fan of the outdoors, which also inspires her jewellery pieces, with the use of small details and colours in the statement pieces she creates. View some of her work, read about where she gets her inspiration from and more in this month’s Designer of the Month interview. Let […]

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Top 5 Jewellery Making Books for Beginners
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Top 5 Jewellery Making Books for Beginners

Hi jewellery makers! I’ve put together a list of jewellery making books, that I feel would be ideal for those making their way into the world of jewellery making. I’ve selected only a handful, which has been difficult, as there are so many to choose from. The five that I have chosen focus on five […]

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How to Improve Your Wholesale Jewellery Site
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How To Improve Your Wholesale Jewellery Site

Whether you have a separate wholesale jewellery site or you’re looking to dip your toes into the wholesale market, let us guide you. When online sales are increasing, you’ll have to improve your own wholesale jewellery website for those bigger sales. Find out how to improve your wholesale jewellery site below. Here’s how to improve […]

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Top 10 Tips For Making Polymer Clay Jewellery
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Top Tips For Making Polymer Clay Jewellery

New to making polymer clay? Already given it a go and it didn’t work out how you wanted? Either way, we can guide you in the right direction. We’ll talk you through the polymer clay tools you’ll need, the right workspace set up and many more polymer clay tips to get you started. Find out […]

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Jewellery Trends 2020
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Jewellery Trends 2020

It is now 2020. We have not only welcomed a new year but a new decade too. So we wonder, what trends could we expect to see in the world of jewellery this year? What will be the Jewellery Trends of 2020? (Image from Nathan-co.co.uk) The UK hallmarking date letters change annually on January 1st […]

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Designer of the Month – Derek Prescott
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Designer of the Month – Derek Prescott

Jewellery maker Derek Prescott keeps coming back to jewellery making, as his passion for it is so strong. His work is experimental, inspired by nature and easy to wear. View some of his work, read about where he gets his inspiration from and more in this month’s Designer of the Month interview. Let us know […]

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Our Best Selling Top 5 Tools
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Our Best Selling Top 5 Tools

Out of our enormous range, have you ever wondered which tools outsell all the others? Here’s a little insight into the top 5 stars of the show and a few thoughts as to why. In reverse order, the number 5 slot is currently occupied by the humble flux brush. No.5 Flux Brush – 946 010 […]

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