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How to make genuine gemstone jewerly

Make Genuine Gemstone Jewerly

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Gather your supplies on a jewellery mat

Gather your supplies on a jewellery mat

You will need a wire cutter

You will need a wire cutter

Flat nosed jewellery pliers

Flat nosed jewellery pliers

Jewellery wire

Jewellery wire

Gemstones off your choice - I'm using smokey quartz, pink cracked agate and green apitite. Lay out your design before threading.

Gemstones off your choice - I'm using smokey quartz, pink cracked agate and green apitite. Lay out your design before threading.

Use jewellery cutter to cut a length off wire longer than what you actual need

Use jewellery cutter to cut a length off wire longer than what you actual need

Start to thread your gemstones beads onto the wire.

Start to thread your gemstones beads onto the wire.

Getting there :)

Getting there :)

All on the wire now!

All on the wire now!

Now you will need silver findings for your necklace. Like these. If your like me I can't wear fake metal as it irritates my skin. The findings aren't that expensive

Now you will need silver findings for your necklace. Like these. If your like me I can't wear fake metal as it irritates my skin. The findings aren't that expensive

Thread the tiny clasp finding onto the wire like this

Thread the tiny clasp finding onto the wire like this

Add the circle finding to the end off the wire like this and then loop the end into the same clasp finding like so

Add the circle finding to the end off the wire like this and then loop the end into the same clasp finding like so

Pull the wire through the clasp until it's all through

Pull the wire through the clasp until it's all through

It should look like this :)

It should look like this :)

Now take your flat nosed pliers and press the tiny clasp finding together to hold in place

Now take your flat nosed pliers and press the tiny clasp finding together to hold in place

Cut away the excess wire

Cut away the excess wire

It should look like this - all neat

It should look like this - all neat

Now do the same on the other end but using the crap claw finding

Now do the same on the other end but using the crap claw finding

Loop like so ....

Loop like so ....

Squeeze into place ....

Squeeze into place ....

Cut excess wire and it then should look like this

Cut excess wire and it then should look like this

Hey pesto one smokey quartz and cracked agate silver necklace - now for some matching earrings :)

Hey pesto one smokey quartz and cracked agate silver necklace - now for some matching earrings :)

You will need silver earring findings

You will need silver earring findings

Silver rod findings

Silver rod findings

Choose your gemstones - I ran out off quartz so replaced with fools gold.

Choose your gemstones - I ran out off quartz so replaced with fools gold.

Assemble the stones onto the rod - I've added a little silver cap for my agate to sit in

Assemble the stones onto the rod - I've added a little silver cap for my agate to sit in

All on now ...,

All on now ...,

Hold you piece secure in hand like this

Hold you piece secure in hand like this

Use round nosed pliers to shape top off rod

Use round nosed pliers to shape top off rod

Curl end off rod around the pliers

Curl end off rod around the pliers

See the little loop

See the little loop

Open end off earring finding so you can attach to loop you have just made

Open end off earring finding so you can attach to loop you have just made

Attach and close back together so it's nice and secure

Attach and close back together so it's nice and secure

Real happy with these :)

Real happy with these :)

Now just do again for a matching pair to go with your necklace

Now just do again for a matching pair to go with your necklace

A whole genuine silver and gemstone set in half an hour.

Here is the necklace on

Here is the necklace on

I hope you enjoyed this guide :)

I hope you enjoyed this guide :)

  • Jewelry mat
  • Jewerly tools
  • Gemstones
  • Silver findings
  • Jewelry wire