Find out why Kieu Pham Gray adores this disc cutter by Ikohe; photo: Jim Lawson
Helen Driggs shares her newfound ring making helpers in Cool Tools & Hip Tips; photo: Jim Lawson
John Heusler demos cutting some of his all-time favorite turquoise and then setting the cabochons into “mix-matched earrings”; photo: Jim Lawson
Learn to make an initial cuff: Roger Halas chose to use the Greek letter pi; photo: Jim Lawson
Ceramic honeycomb soldering boards aren’t new, but recently someone thought to make pins to fit the holes and help keep pieces from moving around under the flame. Kieu Pham Gray loves this idea; photo courtesy Kieu Pham Gray
Bet Kieu used her honeycomb board with pins when she soldered pieces of this pendant together! Photo: Jim Lawson
It’s a long trip from finding drusy at the mines in Brazil . . .
. . . to finished stones. Photos courtesy Greg Genovese, who also cut those amazing drusy quartz cabochons.
Learn to capture green glass beads in this elegant bracelet: it even comes with a supply kit; photo: Jim Lawson
Find out what’s driving the boom in stamping and what’s new in the stamp market; photo courtesy Infinity Stamps
It’s a trend: scenic and other picture stones are hot! Named The Volcano, this cabochon is "bumblebee jasper," actually a manganese sulfide; photo courtesy Rare Earth Mining.
Meet Laura Jaklitsch. She created this necklace with wood, polyurethane, hand-fabricated sterling silver findings, cork cord; photo: Cole Rodger
Denise Peck teaches you how to make these embellished, stirrup-shaped silver earrings; photo: Jim Lawson
Learn bimetal etching with Noël Yovovich; photo courtesy Noël Yovovich