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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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Buying Sterling Silver Jewelry Wire – by Katie Hacker

Please welcome guest writer, Katie Hacker! Katie Hacker has been wire wrapping for a long time and there is still a whole world of wire to explore. Katie is the content strategist for Halstead and hosts Beads, Baubles & Jewels

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Spring Into Action!

Spring Pantone 2018 Report I always look forward to the Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report. Although some of the colors may not be my favorite, or look the best with my pale skin tone, the combinations of colors always fascinate

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