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How to Buy Bezel Strip Wire

How to Buy Bezel Strip Wire

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If you make custom cabochon settings on a regular basis, it makes sense to buy basic bezel strip by the troy ounce coil so you always have material on hand. But, if you need just a little fancy gallery bezel for a special project or you rarely set custom cab sizes, it makes more sense to just buy what you need for a specific piece. This guide will walk you through the basics of buying bezel wire so you can get exactly what you need.

Claw Pendant: Highlights & Headaches

Claw Pendant: Highlights & Headaches

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The #1 lesson that I learned with this piece was to be flexible. I spent weeks planning the design, multiple changes were made and just when I thought I had figured it out, I made the piece… here are my headaches and highlights that I encountered with this marvelous, fragile stone.