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Know your jewelry terms

Don't know your dohickey from your whatchamacallit? Well, it's past time to learn. There is a specialized vocabulary for most disciplines, and jewelry making and beading are no exceptions. Here are some resources to help you get your vocabulary straight and up to date!

Jewelry making supplies
A fabulous chart of terms by Jean Campbell

Seed bead finishes, sizes, types, and manufacturers
Susan Mandel...bless her!

WigJig Dictionary of Beads and Jewelry Making Terms

Glossary of Jewelry Making Terms on All Info About

All About Jewels
Illustrated dictionary

FDJ Tool

Rings & Things
Frequently asked jewelry making questions

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