Making Jump Rings for Chainmaille

I often get asked how I make rings for chainmaille jewelry. This video is my answer. A 10.5-minute video showing how I make rings for chainmaille jewelry. The video, with narration, shows the entire process: coiling sterling silver wire, cutting the rings, cleaning the rings, drying, and storing. Make sure to turn up your volume…

Toggle Clasps

Katie Hacker shares her ideas for nature-inspired toggle clasps. For more information on the toggles seen here, as well as complete resource information for the featured products, see Katie's Finds in the April/May 2010 issue of Beadwork magazine. Visit

Sculptural Metal Clay with Kate McKinnon

Join master teacher and jewelry artist Kate McKinnon as she explores the amazing effects of metal clay in her new book + DVD, Sculptural Metal Clay Jewelry. This book retails for $26.95 and as an added bonus, includes an approximately 60 minute DVD of key techniques and instruction. Learn more at:…

CRAFT Video: Intro to Metalwork

Becky Stern from CRAFT teachers the basics of piercing and texturing metal with just a few tools. She shows you how to use a jeweler's saw and copper etchant to create a get-well card for a friend.