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Jewellery Making Tips for Beginners

At a time when many of us are spending more of our time indoors than ever before, it makes sense to pick up a new hobby or skill. A fantastic option is jewelry making.

Not only could you find yourself making some beautiful pieces to wear on your own body, but you could even launch your own little business or side-hustle.  Of course, this doesn’t mean that it is an easy skill to learn, so here are some useful tips to help you perfect the skill of jewelry making.

Choose the Type of Jewelry You Are Interested in

Jewelry making is a broad craft, and there are plenty of different types of pieces that you could make. To begin with, it makes sense to focus your time and attention on a single skill or type of jewelry.

This way, you are more likely to succeed. Think about what you like wearing, as well as the level of complexity involved in creating the pieces. If you are a complete beginner, it may be worth starting off with something simple.

Invest in Good Products

If you are serious about the craft, you also need the kind of good-quality tools that will make the job easier. Think about the tools that you need, as well as the raw materials such as the metals and jewels themselves.

Take a look at Nuggets By Grant if you are interested in getting gold nuggets. There are also plenty of pre-prepared kits out there that feature the main items that you will need.

Start with the Basics

There are some basic techniques that you are going to use time and time again in your jewelry making. These provide a great starting point as they will form the cornerstone of what you need to do.

For example, forming a simple wire loop is a transferrable technique used in a lot of jewelry making. Without this, you are not going to be able to move onto anything fancier.

Set Up Your Workspace

Rather than strewing your supplies randomly throughout the house, you should try to find a dedicated working area.

Ideally, you will be able to use a whole room of the house, but it could simply be that you have a table in the corner of a room.

If possible, it is nice to work next to a window as this provides a good source of natural light, as well as giving you something to look out of and perhaps even draw some inspiration from.

Take Some Classes

While there is plenty of advice available online, along with ample ‘how to’ videos, you may find that it is easier to take a face-to-face class.

This kind of learning environment can help you to gain vital first-hand experience, which you can end up carrying with you throughout your jewelry making journey.

Jewellery Making Tips for Beginners | Style & Life by Susana

Jewellery making is cheaper than therapy.

 

Jewellery making is a fun and rewarding hobby, but it is not without its fair share of challenges, so you need to show perseverance to succeed.

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