Tool & Equipment Reviews
The Coiling Gizmo Review
This interesting tool provides a way to coil wire that can then be used for all types of jewelry making needs from forming jump rings to creating wire beads.
Wubber Tools for Jewelry Making
Wubbers is the weird name for a line of tools made specifically for jewelry making.
Jewelry Tool and Equipment Reviews
You need the right tool or piece of jewelry making equipment for the right jewelry making job. Here are a few reviews to get you started thinking about the important tools you need to make jewelry.
Micro Crimping Pliers
For very fine beading work, like the kind you might do with seed beads or pearls, you may need to use very tiny crimp beads. If so, then you'll need special crimping pliers called Micro Crimpers.
The Dual EuroCrimper tool is designed to work with medium sized crimp beads ranging from 2mm to 3mm in size.
Phoenix Bead Chart
The Phoenix Bead Chart is a handy wall reference, especially for the less experienced beader.
Small Jewelry Tools for Big Jewelry Jobs
Beadalon has a small kit of tools perfect for travel or for those new to jewelry making.
Bead Reamer Set
When working with certain types of beads, such as pearls, it's handy to have a bead reamer available. This set includes four reaming tips so you can fix though beads when you need to.
How many times have you goofed up a design and had to finally throw a piece of wire into the scrap bin? I have too many times. Now, with these pliers, you can actually straighten out the wire, and since the nose is nylon, the wire isn’t marked up.
Two-Hole Metal Punch
Learn about this handy little tool for punching holes in soft metal.
Needle Nose Pliers Review
It's important for hand-tools to fit your hands when you are making jewelry. These pliers from Luxe Jewels are just the right size.
Cold Heat Glue Gun
Learn about the ColdHeat glue gun and how you can use it your jewelry making and other craft projects.
Cutter for Beading Wire
Soft Flex has created a tool specifically to cut beading wire of all different diameters. Bead stringings, in particular, will find these very handy.
Portable Jewelry Making
These jewelry making organizer totes are perfect for making jewelry while you are traveling or generally on the go.
These wonderful glass saws allow you to cut out intricate designs that are, if not impossible, at least very difficult to cut by hand.
Stop Losing Your Beads: New Bead Gadget Review
If you've been looking for a solution to the problem of having your beads fall off your stringing medium while you work, then this gadget from Bead Stopper might be just what you need.
Jump Ring Tool Review
If you make a lot of jewelry then you probably open and close a lot of jump rings. This tool is supposed to make the process easier.
Love Affair with Pliers
Bent nosed pliers have a number of advantages to flat nosed. Discover why so many jewelry makers fall in love with theirs.
Rivet Piercing/Setting Tool
This tool system allows you to pierce metal plate and then create cold connections using rivets.
ImpressArt Brass Metal Stamping Hammer
In this product review, I take a look at a brass hammer from ImpressArt used for metal stamping jewelry.
Narrow Stripe and Dimple Texture Hammer
Impress Art has a number of hammers that help you create texture on metal sheet.
Precision Comfort Tool Set
The Precision Comfort Tool Set from the Prima Bead company includes wire cutters, round nose pliers, chain nose pliers, a bead reamer, jump ring opener, and bead sizer tool.