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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.

Jewelry Techniques: 1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10  11  12  Alphabetical List  Spiral Maker  Twist 'n' Curl  Jig Tips   
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Jewelry Making for Beginners Start Here!   View our Generic Jewelry Making Instructions

Jewelry making technique using beads and jewelry wire.

Jewelry making technique using beads and jewelry wire.

Bead Wraps

More Wrapped Beads

Chains from Wire Coils

Bicone Wire Bead Shaping

Bicone Shaping Wire Beads

Jewelry making technique using beads and jewelry wire.

Braiding

Bead Wraps

Tightening Bead Wraps

 Finishing Coils

Finishing Ends of Wire Coils

Separating coils

 Separating Wire Coils

Scrolling Loops

Scrolling Loops

Writing in Wire

Writing in Wire

Making Letters

Spiral Maker

Spiral Maker

Spirals and the Spiral Maker

See our Spiral Maker Video

Spiral Maker Video on You Tube

Advanced Spirals

Anatomy of a Wire Bead
Wire Bead

Using the Twist 'n' Curl to Make Wire Coils & Beads

Anatomy of a wire bead.

Ribbon Scroll

Ribbon Scroll

Ribboned Scrolls

 

 
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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.

Jewelry Techniques: 1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10  11  12  Alphabetical List  Spiral Maker  Twist 'n' Curl  Jig Tips   
Techniques Home      WigJig University Home     WigJig Beads & Jewelry Supplies Home      
WigJig Store

Jewelry Making for Beginners Start Here!   View our Generic Jewelry Making Instructions


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See our selection of beads, wire and jewelry tools.

 

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Last modified: October 23, 2014

Some of the skills and jewelry making techniques used have not been fully discussed here.  For beginners, we suggest that you start with a visit to our Beginners Start Here pages. These pages discuss the skills necessary for making jewelry in the detail that beginners need. We also suggest that beginners to making jewelry might need to visit all seven pages in the WigJig University College of Jewelry Techniques shown above for additional information about some of the skills and techniques shown. 

 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. 

The jewelry projects shown here do not use Sterling Silver.  The reason for this is simple, it is harder to get good pictures of Sterling Silver wire components than with colored wire including gold-filled, copper, or brass wire.  Any project shown in colored wire can be made in Sterling Silver wire.