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Want to improve on your beading skills or just learn a new technique? Follow our step by step instructions to help or apply the skills by practicing using one of our technique in focus projects

  Wrapping - Connecting Chain & Charms
  Wrapping Top Drilled Teardrops & Dagger Beads
  Threading Wire
  Wire Wrapping Beads
  Wrapping Wire Around Beads
  Wire Wrapping Large stones & Cabochons
  Creating Rings & Ring Bases
  Coiling wire
  Creating Flat Spiral Coils
  Wrapping Beads on filigree bases
  Coiling & Twisting 28 Gauge wire

  Turning Headpins
  Turning & Joining Eye pins
  Opening & Connecting Jump rings
  Punching Holes in Metal
  Cutting Chain
  Attaching Charms Onto chain
  Attaching an earring wire
  Adhering a Bail onto a pendant

  Ending with Charlotte ends
  Ending with wire guardians
  Crimping Tiger tail
  Curling Tiger tail
  Multi stranding tiger tail
  Encasing Beads with Wire lace
  Threading beads with Wire lace
  Wire lace with a constant strand
  Using Stretch Elastic
  Ending suede with caps
  using hollow tubing with tigertail

  Steam punk Techniques
  Using Glaze Drops
  Creating collage image charms & pendants
  Creating a embellished ring or bezel
  Using enameling fluxe resin
  Resin Casting
  Using Smooch Accent Inks
  Using enamel pen & brush
  Memory Glass
  Creating a glass pendant
  Using Guilders Paste