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Jean Hamilton-Fford
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I enjoy jewelry making in the following areas:
Wirework, Polymer Clay
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artist and writer, i found jewelry making when exploring art forms. just getting started and enjoying learning.
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Making my own tools...

Good afternoon!

My husband and I have been busy making tools I can use when wire working. Making a peg board isn't too difficult, so he says, and using toothpicks cut in half as pegs works well too!

I have used polymer clay to make different shapes as objects I can wrap wire around when needed. I do quilling as well and my quilling work board was greatly helpful in providing molds for graduated shapes including squares, circles, triangles, ovals, teardrops and hearts (you can…


Posted on January 11, 2012 at 8:16am — 2 Comments

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At 7:39am on January 17, 2012, zoraida bros said…

Hi Jean,

I'd like to help but am not sure of your question regarding coil spacers. I rarely, if ever use spacers since I wire wrap.  I wrap fine gauge wire over heavier gauge wire.  I also make my own "links" or "sections" and usually connect them with jump rings or weave them together with wire. 

At 12:17am on January 9, 2012, Karen Ferrante said…

Hi Jean!

I'm so glad you found the tips on to be helpful! I really appreciate it!





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