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Teeny Tiny Wubbers Give-Away!

One winner will be randomly selected in a drawing on October 4th, 2018 to receive the following prize: 1 – Teeny Tiny Wubbers Cutters 1 – Teeny Tiny Wubbers Chain Nose Pliers 1 – Teeny Tiny Wubbers Flat Nose Pliers

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Wubbers are off to Their First Museum?!

Nestled among the mountains and the brightest of blue waters of the Chilkat and Chilkoot Inlets off the Gulf of Alaska, sits the most curious of museums.  A true one of a kind in the world.  It is the Hammer Museum

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Katie Hacker on Boosting Your Jewelry Making Income

One way to expand your jewelry making business or help fund your hobby is to teach jewelry making classes. I’ve taught jewelry making classes in a variety of venues, from home parties to national conventions and have been a student

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Once Upon a Dragon…

We were thrilled to see so many of our friends at Bead&Button 2018!  Even more exciting was seeing our friends win recognition for their work!  Our very own Wubbers University instructor, Debbie Benninger, entered this mesmerizing copper wire and handmade glass

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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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Halstead and Wubbers – Rings Made Easy!

Please welcome guest writer, Erica Stice.    Erica Stice is the Studio Coordinator at Halstead, a wholesale jewelry supplier and proud reseller of Wubbers pliers. She teaches metalsmithing classes to the Halstead team in their on-site jewelry studio. Her designs have

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