Beads, Tools and Jewelry Making Supplies by WigJig
Techniques for Making Jewelry in Alphabetical Order

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Anatomy of a Wire Bead
Anniversary Gifts
Astrological Sign
s
Avoiding Tarnish in Sterling Silver
Basic Loops
Beads/Inch Measure:  A & B
Bead Sizes
Bead Shapes
Bead Wraps
Between the Coils Wrap
Bicone Shaping
Birthstones
Bracelet Lengths
Braiding
Brass/Copper/Other Wire
Briolette Beads -- How to Hang
Cages

Chains from Coils
Chains - Queens

Chains - Specialty

Chains - Spool Knitting

Chains - Wave

Clasps

Clasps #2

Cleaning/Polishing

Complex Bead (Twist 'n' Curl)

Connector for Leather or Hemp

Correcting mistakes
Covering  Artistic Wire End
s
Crimping
Draw Plate
Ear Cuff Jewelry Making Finding
Ear Threads & Making Earrings  
Earring Bodies

End Caps for Chains
Enlarging/Smoothing Bead Holes
Etching/Matting Glass Beads
Eye Loops
Fiber Beads & Chains
Figure 8 Chain One
Figure 8 Chain Two
Figure 8 Knot
Figure Eight Loops
Figure 8 (Wrapped)  

Filing Wire
Filing Wire Ends Round
Finishing Ends of Coils
Flattening wire
Flattened Coils
Flush Cuts and Wire Tips
Gold Jewelry Making Information
Gold-Filled Ft./Ounce

Gluing Beads
Gluing Knots

Hammering Wire
Hardening Wire
Head pins
Hemp Jewelry 

Hooks
Hook and Catch Clasp

Hook and Catch Clasp (alternative style)
Illusion Jewelry
Interchangeable Yoke Necklace 

Jigs - Starting with a basic loop
Jigs - Starting in center of wire
Jigs - Starting in a jig hole
Jig Tips
Jump rings
Knotting Macrame
Knotting Soft Flex

Knots Overhand
Knots - Square
Knots - Lark's Head

Knots - Between Beads

Leather Necklace
Letters in Jewelry Wire

Measures

Memory Wire - Cutting

Memory Wire -- Making Jewelry 

Metric Conversions:  1    2
Minimizing Tarnish on Silver 

Minimizing wire nicks & marks
Necklace Lengths
Needles

Opening & Closing Loops
Organizing patterns and designs
Oxidizing Wire/Metal
Pendant Settings & Gemstone Jewelry  

Pins
Polishing
Ribboned Scrolls
Scrolling Loops
Separating Coils
Silver
Silver Ft./Ounce

Simple Bead (Twist 'n' Curl)
Snap Fit Settings & Gemstone Jewelry

Soft Flex
Spirals and the Spiral Maker
Spiral Ear Wire

Spool Knitting
Straightening wire
Super Pegs and Nylon Spacers
Stars
 
Storage, Organize, & Clean Tips
Tarnish Prevention
Teardrop Loops
Templates - Olympus
Templates - Delphi
Threads & Cords
Tightening Bead Wraps
Toggle Clasp

Tool Preparation
Turning a Link into a Hook & Catch
Twist 'n' Curl Longer Coils
Twist 'n' Curl Wire Coils & Beads
Twisted wire on the Twist 'n' Curl
Twisting wire
Wacketdown
Wire Gauges:  A & B
Wire Ft/Ounce Measurements

Wire Beads
Wire Hardness
Wire Twister
Wrapped Loops
Wrapped Link

Writing in Wire

Wire Bead Jewelry Making Technique

Open Loop Jewelry Making Technique

Eye Loop Jewelry Making Technique

Wire Spirals

Writing in Wire

P Loop

Ear Wire with Beads

Draw Plate

Bead Link

Cutting Wire

Enlarging the Hole in a Bead

Hardening Wire

Bead Dangle

Working with a WigJig

Bead Link

Straightening Wire

Flattening Wire

Soft Flex

How to Use WigJig Super Pegs

Wrapped Loop

Wire Bead

Twisting Wire

Preparing Your Tools

Wacketdown

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  WigJig Encyclopedia of Jewelry Making

Making Jewelry with Chains
Using Findings to Make Jewelry
Jewelry Making Jigs

WigJig University Techniques for Jewelry Making and Wire Design
Please note that new techniques are added at the end.  To view our most recent
additions please see our Jewelry Techniques Pages 10, 11 and 12.

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Last modified: October 23, 2014

This WigJig web page is provided as part of WigJig University - College of Jewelry Making Techniques.  We try to provide interesting techniques using beads, jewelry wire and other jewelry supplies.  We hope that the skills taught on these web pages will provide you enough information for you to incorporate these techniques in your own jewelry projects.  For beginners, we suggest that you start with a visit to our Beginners pages. These pages discuss the skills necessary for making jewelry in the detail that beginners need. We also suggest that beginners to jewelry making might need to visit the WigJig University College of Jewelry Making Designs for jewelry projects using the skills and techniques shown here. 

 Most, but not all of the jewelry supplies shown here can be purchased in our WigJig store.  We try to have a complete selection of jewelry supplies in our store including chain, wire, glass beads, findings, watches, tools, etc.