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A little Splash of color!

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Rectangle Links with Wubbers Parallel Mandrel Pliers

Making your own chain opens up a lot of new design possibilities, and guess what?  It is no longer tedious!  This tutorial is about the mechanics of forming rectangle links.  For information on fusing Argentium® Sterling Silver, adding texture to

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Want a FREE pair of Wubbers Pliers???

Patti and Laura shared their most used and recommended shears in a previous blog post. Wubbers does not manufacture or market shears, nor are we affiliated with any brand of shears, but we definitely use shears. Along with our recommendation

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What Shear Should I Buy?

What shear should I buy? It depends on the job that you want to do.  Wubbers does not manufacture or market shears, nor are we affiliated with any brand of shears, but we definitely use shears.  We (Laura and Patti)

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Accordion Fold Bracelet

  Accordion Fold Bracelet by Laura Scott Materials 18 gauge wire 26 gauge wire Ruler Flush cutters Wubbers Parallel Pliers (any size or shape) Wubbers Round Nose Pliers Wubbers Medium Round Mandrels Beads of choice Rubber mallet Stainless steel block

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Making Meaning with Vintage Jewelry

With a strong interest in living simple, I have been really searching for the meaning in everything that takes up space in my house.  Clothes, my children’s toy, kitchen gadgets, books…these are all easy to dispose of for me.  The

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The Cadillac of all Jewelry

For about 40 years now, a line of ten half-buried Cadillacs have welcomed millions of visitors along the infamous Route 66. Just west of Amarillo, Texas, Cadillac Ranch has seen its fair share of dirt, wind and paint clouds. In

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