Hot Jewelry How-Tos

How To: Make friendship bracelets adjustable

In this video, we learn how to make friendship bracelets adjustable. First, tape both sides of your bracelet onto a flat surface. After this, bring both ends into a circle shape at the ends. Now, take any color of string and make a loop with it over the ends of the bracelet. Now, put one end over the other and then put it through the bracelets and into the loop. Then, pull the end of the thread and put the bottom over and under the top piece. Then, put it through the bracelet and tighten it. ...

How To: Attach a pendant to an earring hook easily

What is the absolute, most basic thing you need to know in order to asemble an earring? Attaching the earring to its earring hook, of course. By learning how to do this, you'll be able to create a neverending host of funky earrings, from cool guitar pick earrings to drop pendant earrings.

How To: Make 2-colored friendship bracelets

Give your Best Friend a gift from the heart this year for her birthday or for Christmas by making her a friendship bracelet! Start by taking eight piece of string or yarn. Then take two strings, loop one around the other and pull it up to the top to make a single knot at the top of the string. Then take the first one and another string and do the same thing. Watch the rest of the video to get the perfect friendship bracelet!

Make friendship bracelets: Swirl 'N' Braid

Making friendship bracelets are easy and keeps friends in touch even when apart. Not everybody wants to show off their friendship to everyone, but if you do, this video tutorial will show you how to make a friendship bracelet, specifically the Swirl N Braid friendship bracelet. This is a fun design and basically the Chinese staircase combined with braids.

How To: Attach a charm on a chain

In this tutorial, we learn how to attach a charm on a chain with Anna. To begin, grab a pair of pliers in each of your hands. Now, pick up the chain with them and gently lift up one side of the flap. After this, pick up your charm and attach it onto the chain. When finished, attach the chain onto the larger chain (bracelet or necklace), then gently close the chain link back up. You will want to gently press the opening back down leaving no gaps in it, or the chain will come loose and you will...

How To: Make thick braided friendship bracelets

This video is all about how to make a braided friendship bands easily just by sitting at home. You just require some colorful threads in about three colors. Take the six threads and tie them off at any thin rod of iron to give it support and now just take two threads of same or the different colors and now just tie them off in making some twisted pairs now combine those pairs and make thick one to have a single band which can be used by people to tie on friendship day.

How To: Make a simple jewelry clasp

Sick of buying clasps to finish off your handmade jewelry? In this two-part jewelry making tutorial, learn how to make your own clasp for a necklace or bracelet with easy to follow instructions. Construct a handmade wire clasp to use on any of your necklace or bracelet jewelry creations.

How To: Make lever back earrings with snap fit findings

Gemstone earrings are quick to make at home, not to mention cheaper and more customized. To make gemstone lever back earrings with snap fit findings, you'll need snap fit lever back findings, gemstones to match the findings, and bent chain nose pliers will help. Learn how to make gemstone lever back earrings with snap fit findings by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial.

How To: Make a woven hemp bracelet

For anyone interested in hemp and learning how to make a bracelet, follow the steps outlined in this video tutorial. To be able to do this craft project, you will need scissors, a ruler, a bead, and some hemp. Hemp can be bought at any local craft supply store. After you have bought all of your supplies, you will need to cut the hemp that you will be working with. You will need two pieces cut. One piece should be 20 inches, the other should be 10 inches. Take the middle of both strands and ti...

How To: Make a interchangeable beaded watch band

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a interchangeable beaded watch band. First, cut your beading wire to appropriate length, then slide a crimp bead and lobster trigger clasp to one side of the wire. Then, bring the end of the wire back through the crimp bead creating a snug fit. Using the rear notch on your pliers, crimp the bead tightly. Then, add a crimp bead cover using the front notch on the pliers to close the bead tightly. Next, string your chosen beads, then repeat the first steps ...

How To: Make beaded loop earrings

Add a new pair of earrings to your jewelry colllection with help from this video. From Turquoise Stringbeads, a great tutorial on how to make a pair of beaded loop earrings. This project is great for a beginner looking to get started in the world of jewelry making.

How To: Wire wrap beads, crystals, and stones for beginners

Learning how to wire wrap jewelry is one of the most important skills you need to learn on your way to achieving jewelry making enlightenment. Wrapping with wire, whether it's attaching a stone to a pendant with an intricate, flowery wrap or adding a head pin to a crystal, allows you to attach adornments to your necklace or earring, something you'll be doing over and over again as a jewelry maker.

Make friendship bracelets: Fish rope

Make sure your friends knows you care about him or her by making a homemade friendship bracelet. Not everybody wants to show off their friendship to everyone, but if you do, this video tutorial will show you how to make a friendship bracelet, specifically the fish rope friendship bracelet. This is an easy bracelet to make!

How To: Tie Reversed Half Hitches

Reversed Half Hitches, Larks Head Sennits or chains (can be made in several different ways) They can be used as bracelets, belts, or just for decoration. Very easy to make, can be used as a Survival bracelet or Friendship bracelet. Good for beginners :)