Blog Posts on Jewellery Making

How to Make a Textured Paperclip Link Chain
In this blog post, I want to take you through step by step, how to make this super stylish chunky textured chain. Not only will you nail those soldering skills with a project like this, but if you follow along exactly, you’ll get to work on those bur control skills too. Read the full blog post at https://lucywalkerjewellery.com/blog/textured-paperclip-link-chain-step-by-step/
Ready to dive into the world of jewelry making? 💍 Crafting isn't just a hobby; it's a life-changing journey. Before you invest in tools, let's be honest – it's a step-by-step process, a mix of practice, grit, and a few literal blood, sweat, and tears. But that "I WON" feeling after conquering challenges is priceless. Read our blog post for more amazing tips on how to get started from true metalsmithing maestros: https://lucywalkerjewellery.com/blog/how-to-get-started-making-jewellery/ Jewellery, Jewellery Making, Metal Jewellery, Jewelry, Silver Jewelry, Jewelry Making, Blog, Metal Jewelry, Walker
How to Get Started Metalsmithing
Ready to dive into the world of jewelry making? 💍 Crafting isn't just a hobby; it's a life-changing journey. Before you invest in tools, let's be honest – it's a step-by-step process, a mix of practice, grit, and a few literal blood, sweat, and tears. But that "I WON" feeling after conquering challenges is priceless. Read our blog post for more amazing tips on how to get started from true metalsmithing maestros: https://lucywalkerjewellery.com/blog/how-to-get-started-making-jewellery/
Jeweller's Tools: Tips & Tricks
Been working super hard this weekend on a brand new blog post for you all 💪🏻💪🏻 you can check it out right here: https://lucywalkerjewellery.com/blog/jewellers-tools-modification-tips-and-tricks/
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Jewellery Design Tips: Rendering Diamonds
Learn how to render life-like diamonds for your designs! Check out our new blog post and download our free diamond rendering practice templates now. Click here to get started!
Bur control for stone setting
Another texture video to go along with our latest blog post - if you want to get into stone setting: it’s time to work on that bur control! Honestly I’m not obsessed with bud textured (well maybe a little) - they’re a super handy way of getting the bur control you’ll need later on in the game 💪🏻 If you really want to get into stone setting, why not join us over at the Metalsmith Academy ❤️. Sign up at www.lucywalkerjewellery.com.
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Bezel Setting Tips & Tricks
If you can't find the perfect size bezel wire for stone, have no fear. It is after all just a strip of metal. You can take sheet of fine or sterling silver already in your stash, and simply scribe a line to the height you need your bezel and get sawing. Or if you're lucky enough to have a guillotine, that will make a super quick job of it! Read the blog post: https://lucywalkerjewellery.com/blog/top-tips-for-bezel-setting/
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How to Find the Perfect Bezel Height
Bezel height is not determined by how tall your stone is - weird I know. What's important is height at which, when looking at the stone side on, the stone starts to curve. The bezel needs to be just slightly higher than this point in order to securely set the stone. Wanna see more examples? Check out our blog post here: https://lucywalkerjewellery.com/blog/bezel-setting-bezel-height-explained/
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3 Tips for Setting Heavier Bezels
1. Because it requires a bit more effort to set the stone, use a hammer and punch or a hammer handpiece. 2. When using a punch, be sure to always keep the face of the punch aligned to the bezel chamfer. 3. se sandpaper or rubber wheels to take off any hard edges on the face of your setting punch/anvil. If you'd like to learn more about bezel setting, check out our latest blog post: Bezel Setting Tips and Tricks over at https://lucywalkerjewellery.com/blog
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Bezel Setting Tips
Bezel setting... love it or hate it? It’s a real tough cookie, but I want to make it easier and enjoyable for you. So head to the blog on our site and read our new post - ‘Top Tips for Bezel Setting’. And if you want to learn more, come join us at the Metalsmith Academy. Sign up as an annual member before 23 January and you’ll get a $50 shop voucher to kickstart your journey! Join the Metalsmith Academy at https://lucywalkerjewellery.com/newyear/
Getting Started With Stone Setting
We have a brand new blog post out today on getting started stone setting! One of the things we discuss is that you really need solid bur control to be able to master setting facetted stones, so I wanted to share with you this video to show one of the ways you can do just that, by creating unique textures on sheet metal. Hope you enjoy the video, and the blog post! You can check out all our posts over at lucywalkerjewellery.com/blog. And If you’d really like to dive into the wonderful world of Metalsmithing and stone setting, for one week only you can join the Metalsmith Academy as an annual member and get a $50 store credit! What are you waiting for? Come and find us at lucywalkerjewellery.com - and don’t forget to come introduce yourself in the forums where the cool kids (total jewe
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Blog Post: Top Tips for Prong Setting
We launched a new 'Prong Setting for Round Brilliant Cuts' class this week at the Metalsmith Academy! I really want to help you to get the most out of mastering prong setting, because it'll help everything else go even smoother. So to understand the nitty-gritty details of prong setting, here's a brand new blog post I know will be super helpful to you ❤️ Read the blog post: https://lucywalkerjewellery.com/blog/top-tips-for-prong-setting/
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How to Use Liver of Sulfur
If you're new to jewellery making or even if you're a long-time metalsmith, you might have heard some conflicting information on how to use liver of sulfur. I absolutely love this stinky solution, but there are a few tips and tricks you might want to know, to use it safely and without any drama. Wanna read more? We have a full blogpost on 'How to Use Liver of Sulfur' right here: https://lucywalkerjewellery.com/blog/liver-of-sulfur/
How to Use a Solder Pick
Using a soldering pick can really speed up the process. I love pick soldering, that's for sure! Sure it can be a little tricky at first, but I've got a few good tricks that will help you get the hang of it after a few tries. Let me know how you're getting on with pick soldering! 🔥 Visit our blog to read the post 'How to Use a Solder Pick' for a video tutorial and some extra tips on flux. READ HERE: https://lucywalkerjewellery.com/blog/how-to-use-a-solder-pick/
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How to Get Started Making Jewellery
So you wanna be a jeweller? Welcome to the club! It takes a real rockstar with focus and determination to make it as a jeweller. And so on the blog, I wanted to share tips and tricks shared by some of those awe-inspiring jewellers from the Metalsmith Academy. To read the full blog post titled ‘How to Get Started Making Jewellery – 21 Tips & Tricks From Our Students’, head to www.lucywalkerjewellery.com/blog or click the link in this pin 📌
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The Best Jewellery Making Tools
Want to know the best tools to get started with on your jewellery making journey, and how much it will cost to get started metalsmithing? Click on the link to read the full blog post on www.lucywalkerjewellery.com.