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Jewelry Tool Kits

by Judy Ellis, Wire-Sculpture.com

Tool of the Week for September 29, 2014

This week we feature our Jewelry Tool Kits

Nothing is more frustrating than reaching for a jewelry tool to make that one crucial adjustment and not being able to find the jewelry tool you need.

When you’re focused on creating handmade jewelry masterpiece, the last thing you want to do is jump in your car and head to the craft store to buy the jewelry tool you need. These are an economical way to pick up all your necessary tools at one time.

Tool Kits:

Starving Artist Tool Kit

This complete tool kit has everything you need to get started in wire sculpture! Small flush cutters, flat nose pliers, chain nose pliers, and round nose pliers. The perfect toolkit for any starving wire artist

Wire Jewelry Tool Kit

Complete wire sculpting tool kit which includes a metal marking pen, a 6 inch steel ruler, a sliding pin vise, flush cutters, round nose pliers, chain nose pliers, flat nose pliers, with a convenient blue canvas pouch.

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Premium Wire Jewelry Tool Kit

Flush Cutters, Premium Flat Nose Pliers, Premium Round Nose Pliers, Premium Chain Nose Pliers, 6 Inch Steel Ruler, pin vise wire rounder combo, Multi-Step Looping Pliers, and a Wire Marking Pen.

Professional Wire Artist Tool Kit

This professional wire artist tool kit is the recommended tool kit of Wire-Sculpture.com and Dale “Cougar” Armstrong. Not only will you have the tools you need to create all different types of wire jewelry, you’ll also have high quality tools that will last a lifetime. Here’s what you’ll get when you purchase this tool kit:

  • Swanstrom Chain Nose Plier
  • Swanstrom Flat Nose Plier
  • Swanstrom Round Nose Plier
  • Xuron Flush Cutter
  • Soft Arkansas Stone with Leather Pouch
  • 6 Step Barrel Plier
  • Sliding Pin Vise
  • 12 Inch Stainless Steel Ruler
  • Sunshine Polishing Cloth

Ultimate wire-pliers Set

Tools Included in the set:

  • 3-Step square wire Pliers
  • Flat Nose wire-pliers
  • Chain Nose wire-pliers
  • Found Nose wire-pliers
  • Zuron Flush cutters
  • Black Zipper Case included

Every Tool has:

  • Durable Box Joint
  • Precision Shape Designed for Wire Jewelry Making
  • High-Strength Steel Jaw
  • Custom Purple Grip
  • Comfort Grip for Extended Use
  • Designed for Repeat Motion over Extended Time
  • Latex Free Handle
  • Lifetime Replacement Guarantee

Pick up your Jewelry Tool Kit today and complete your jewelry toolbox!

Happy Wrapping!

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Jewelry Anvils and Blocks

by Judy Ellis, Wire-Sculpture.com

Tool of the Week for September 22, 2014

This week we feature several of our Jewelry Anvils and Blocks

Jeweler’s anvils might not be the hulking masses that you see blacksmiths or heavy iron workers pound out their creations upon, but they are no less an important tool a serious jeweler.

Our anvils and bench blocks will help you to straighten wire, work harden finished projects, work out dents and much more. Choose from desktop steel anvils and bench blocks.

Anvils:

Mini Economy Double Horned Jewelers Anvil

Mini double horned polished steel jewelers anvil. 4 inches long by 1 1/2 inches high by 1 inch wide. Traditional model great for any home jewelry business.

Single Horn Jewelers Anvil

Small polished steel jewelers anvil. The top measures 6 1/2 inches long by 2 inches wide. Great for any home jewelry business.

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Professional Jewelers Double Horned Anvil

Double horned anvil. Measures approx. 4.5 inches across the top. One round horn and one flat horn for all your jewelry needs. Small but heavy duty for small metal working jobs.

Blocks:

4×4 Inch Rubber Block

4×4 inches in length and 1 inch thick. Hard vulcanized rubber block, great for insulating your work surface from the noise and vibration of a steel bench block Also suitable for work-hardening wire without flattening it, and for removing dents. Excellent with rawhide or nylon head hammers.

Bench Block Helper with Steel and Nylon Blocks

This three piece set includes a thick vulcanized firm rubber base which absorbs shock, plus a solid steel block that is 15/16″ (24mm) thick and 3″ (75mm) in diameter. The third piece is a sturdy nylon block the same size that fits into the rubber base for lighter, more delicate work. This is a well made set, and allows one to hammer without creating excess noise and vibration at the bench. 2.5 lbs.

Steel and Wood Bench Block 3×3 Inch

Steel and Wood Bench Block 3×3 Inch. This is a New Addition to our Bench Block Line! Forge hardened Steel on one side and Natural Hard Wood on the other. Great Block to add to any Jeweler’s Bench.

Steel Block–Deluxe Hardened Steel

Highly polished bench block, made of hardened steel, allows smooth surface for metal working while burnishing the back side at the same time.

Pick up your Jewelry Anvils and Blocks today and complete your jewelry toolbox!

Happy Wrapping!

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Holders and Vises

by Judy Ellis, Wire-Sculpture.com

Tool of the Week for September 15, 2014

This week we feature several of our helping hand tools – Holders and Vises!

At the edge of every jewelry makers’ table is a trusty vise. Convenient table vises, handy jump ring opener/holders, or quick clamps. Whatever “third hand” you need to get your wire wrapped jewelry done, we’ve got the helping hand that’s just right for you!

Holders and Vises:

1 Inch Baby Bench Vise with Fixed Base – Clamp Type

Small, mini hobby vise with a table clamp attached. Clamps on the side of your desk or bench

 

360 Degree Ring Mandrel Vise

The perfect tool to free up your hands so you don’t have to hold your ring mandrel, this 360° mandrel vise is perfect for your work desk or bench.

Mandrel not included; click here to discover our most popular & reliable ring mandrel.

 

Hands Free Work Holder

Versatile holder allows hands free use while engraving, doing repairs, etc. The four movable pins allow for secure grip on large and small pieces. Sturdy base and easy adjustment knobs make this a handy workbench aid.

 

Helping Hand Magnifier with 6 1/2 inch Flexible Light

Helping Hand Magnifier with 6 1/2 inch Flexible Light. Heavy Duty Glass Lens. All arms rotate 360 degrees. Excellent tool for Watch Makers, Jewelers, and all Hobbiests!

 

Swivel-Headed Pin Vise

3-1/2″ swivel-head pin vise for drilling, tapping or use as a screwdriver. Two double-ended chucks. Capacity of 0 to 3.3mm (0″ – .125″).

 

Pick up your Holders and Vises today and complete your jewelry toolbox!

Happy Wrapping!

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Lindstrom EX Tool Kit

by Judy Ellis, Wire-Sculpture.com

Tool of the Week for September 8, 2014

This week’s Featured Tool is about the LINDSTROM EX KIT- 4PC – PLR-7000EX

Tired of jewelry pliers giving out on you? It’s time to invest in Lindstroms. The premium name in the wire and jewelry industry, Lindstrom tools won’t let you down. Bend, wrap, and tuck wire with ease with your new Lindstrom pliers, and snip those ends with your new favorite Lindstrom cutters.

You’ll be amazed how gentle these tools are on your hands, and you’ll be proud of your investment. Makes a great Christmas or anniversary gift (hint, hint).

Lindstrom Tools:

LINDSTROM EX KIT- 4PC

Made of high chromium steel alloy with light action springs, the 4pc Lindstrom EX Series Kit is precision crafted in Switzerland.

High ergonomic grips distribute proper pressure to hand surface for maximum comfort. Precision screw joints assure long life.

This handy 4 pieces set is packaged in a secure zip pouch and includes one each:

  • EX7490 (Flat)
  • EX7590 (Round)
  • EX7893 (Chain)
  • EX8141 (Sidecutter)

Length of each plier is 5.25 inches.

Pick up your Lindstrom Tools  and complete your jewelry toolbox today!

Happy Wrapping!

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NEW Jumbo Tapered Round Wubbers Pliers

by Judy Ellis, Wire-Sculpture.com

Tool of the Week for September 1, 2014

This week’s Featured Tool is about NEW Jumbo Tapered Round Wubbers PLR-1735

Wire-Sculpture is proud to bring you Wubbers! Using the best materials, Wubbers produces high quality tools that in turn provide quality performance. Whether you’re looking for a flat nose Wubber, round nose or bail making Wubber, Wubbers has what you need. Today we are going to feature one of our newest additions to our line of Wubbers tools. The Jumbo Tapered Round Wubbers.

If you haven’t heard of or used Wubbers before, now is a great time to get started. Take a look at our NEW Tapered Round Wubbers and see a beautiful set of earrings that were created by Sharilyn Miller with them.

NEW Jumbo Tapered Round Wubbers Pliers:

Designed for Wubbers by renowned artist and author Sharilyn Miller, the Jumbo Tapered Round Pliers offer superb versatility for creating loops and curves. Let your imagination soar with the endless design possibilities of the new addition to our Wubbers line!

Length 7.25 inches. Tapers from 20mm to 2mm.

Take a look at this beautiful pair of wire-wrapped earrings created by Sharilyn Miller with the amazing NEW Jumbo Tapered Round Wubbers Pliers

Pick up your Wubbers today and complete your jewelry toolbox!

Happy Wrapping!

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