Jewelry making material and tools-for your hand make beaded work
Any hand making beaded jewelry involves jewelry beads, jewelry supplies for jewelry making and findings. Aside from the materials, without the tools, we cannot create the jewelry.
You can wholesale Beads, jewelry supplies and jewelry findings on the internet easily, as there are many website providing these items. Jewelry beads are made many kinds of colors and shapes, so you can choose your favorite color and shape.
Flat-nose pliers are designed for gripping and bending the wire you are working with. The smooth flat jaws taper towards the end of the nose and are useful for holding wire in place and manipulating small findings. Round-nose pliers have smooth rounded jaws, which dramatically taper towards the end of the nose. These pliers are essential for forming loops or curved shapes in the wire. Wire can also be wrapped around the cylinder shaped jaws to create a spiral effect.
Links are more fun jewelry making findings. It will have a loop or loops on both ends so you can “link” something together. They range from simple wire links to elaborate designs with inset stones or gems. Ends sometimes call terminators. They are the findings that end your work.
A hammer and block is required when you need to harden and strengthen your wire. It can flatten it to create decorative jewelry findings such as head-pins, spiral hook clasps, charms or even a focal pendant. Specialist hammers are recommended as they are small, lightweight and nifty.