Wire wrapping is a fun, creative process that allows you to create your own unique piece of jewelry. It requires patience, skill, and precision – but it has never been easier with Xuron® tools! In this blog post we will discuss the different Xuron® tools for wire wrapping and give some tips on which ones work best and how to use them to produce beautiful pieces with ease! And finally, we’ll mention a couple of non-Xuron products that are also worth checking out.
FAQ: How To Replace Springs & Keep Tools Well Maintained
Recently we’ve had a few questions from customers asking how to replace springs on their tools and how to keep them (tools) cleaned and well maintained. I thought I’d share……
Classic Xuron® – Orange Handled Flush Cutters
In the jewelry world Xuron® tools are known for their orange handles. There are two tools in particular, the 410 Micro-Shear Flush Cutter® and the 2175 Maxi-Shear™ Flush Cutter. These two have been in the jewelers tool box for sometime now and are highly regarded.
Mary Soucy – Q&A
A few years ago we had the pleasure of exhibiting next to Mary Soucy at the Bead & Button Show. We chatted with Mary and her mom and discovered not only are they two of the nicest ladies you’d ever meet but Mary is an avid Xuron user! Mary Soucy is an incredibly talented designer and instructor. She is enthusiastic and exudes passion for her craft. She has an impressive creativity that blurs the lines of chainmailling and beading; resulting in a final product that has an elegant bead-woven aesthetic.
I recently had the opportunity to ask Mary Soucy a few questions about creating, chainmaille, tools and more…
Q&A with Inventor, Artist and Author Brenda Schweder
Brenda Schweder is an artist, author, teacher, personality and inventor of the Now That’s a Jig! For years Brenda Schweder has been a huge supporter of Xuron Corporation. Her objective praise of the Xuron # 2175 Maxi-Shear™ Flush Cutter has made believers of many annealed steel wire wranglers. The 2175 or as Brenda calls it, “The Butter Cutter”, is the perfect balance of strength and precision. Rugged enough to easily cut the hefty annealed steel yet petite enough in profile to get into smaller hard to reach areas.
Continue reading below to learn more about Brenda Schweder…