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CHA Mega Show 2015 | Artistic Wire 3D Bracelet Jig

Artistic Wire 3D Bracelet Jig to create Handmade BraceletsI’m here with a peek at one of the new jewelry making products introduced at the CHA Mega Show 2015: the Artistic Wire 3D Bracelet Jig!

Artistic Wire 3d Bracelet JigIf you love making jewelry than you will be thrilled about the Artistic Wire 3D Bracelet Jig, which is the perfect tool to create bangle bracelets, cuff bracelets, and any curved jewelry components. You can design perfectly round, continuous, all-in-one handmade bracelets. Additionally, the jig can be used to create hoop earrings, curved earring designs, and so much more.

Artistic Wire 3D Bracelet Jig KitThe 3D Bracelet Jig is around 6.9cm in circumference , which creates a 2.75 inch diameter piece. It has evenly spaced rows and columns of holes, which hold the 20 pegs and fasteners that are included in the kit.

How to set up the Artistic Wire 3D Bracelet JigThe Jig is easy to use. You just secure each peg by attaching the fastener from the inside of the circle, and then wrap the wire around to create your design. You can make it as simple or as complicated as you want. If you want to see the Artistic Wire 3D jig in action, just watch the video below.

Handmade Wire Bracelets Artistic Wire 3D Bracelet JigWhat type of designs would you make with the Artistic Wire 3D Bracelet Jig? Leave a comment below and share your thoughts with us!

First Look: Niji Splash Ink by Karen Thomas

If you are not already familiar with this product, then you are going to love the Niji Splash Ink line of paints developed by artist Karen Elaine Thomas for Yasutomo.

Karen Elaine Thomas

Karen Thomas of Splash Inks

Karen has developed a system for mixing vibrant colors that are versatile and permanent. I love painting products that can be used in a variety of ways and this product is so versatile that it actually is a great basic investment for my many crafting needs. Continue Reading →