Jewellery design incorporates many different materials ranging from metals such as gold and silver, to glass, stone, ceramic, acrylic, shell and wood. Eternal Tools details each, along with the pros and cons of using these materials in your jewellery making.
13 Materials Used for Jewellery Making
Glass and Gemstone Engraved Jewellery and Gifts by Annalisa Tosi
Based in Italy, Annalisa Tosi shares with us some of her beautiful engravings into glass and gemstone. Annalisa tells us about the tools she now uses which have helped her progress with her work.
Rock Solid By Carlo G Verda
The pebble used in this design was just one I picked up from the beach and was not particulary hard. I used a small cutting disk to shape the curved edges for the roof and a 6mm core drill for the central hole.
Boodi Blu Jewellery
'To create Boodi Blu jewellery I drill holes into the china using a Dremel drill and Eternal Tools diamond drill bits. I use a 0.75mm or 1mm diamond drill bit. Holding the china underwater...