How do you organize jewelry making supplies?

How do you store jewelry pliers?

Store Correctly

Keep your tools separated and stored upright. Many jewelry makers may have a special storage box intended to rest your pliers on top of or you can hang up a dowel rod that you store your pliers on with the noses facing upright.

How do you store bead strands?

Put each strand of beads in a small Ziploc bag and label it with all of the bead information. Organize small bags in color-coded gallon Ziploc bags so you can easily see all beads of the same color when planning a project. Store tools in a Caboodle makeup case. Use plastic photo boxes for works in progress.

How do you store Jewellery tools?

Take advantage of wall space and mount tools and wire on pegboards, making it easy to spot the type you need. And use clear storage containers, like mason jars or watchmaker’s cases — small, round aluminum tins with glass lids you can see through — to make locating the perfect beads and jewelry clasps a cinch.

What do you do with too many beads?

7 Ideas for What To Do With Leftover Beads

  1. Make Earrings. I love earring patterns. …
  2. Use As Accent Beads. …
  3. Create Beaded Fringe. …
  4. Make A Bead Mix. …
  5. Create A Bead Soup. …
  6. Make A Repair Kit. …
  7. Give Leftover Beads Away.
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How do you take care of long nose pliers?

Rinse with freshwater after each use, especially after use in saltwater. Occasionally, treat your pliers with an anti-rust spray, such as WD40 or Boeshield T9. Wipe with cloth and air dry.

How do you clean long nose pliers?

It’s a personal choice.

  1. Spray the pliers with silicone lubricant or other tool oil at the joint. …
  2. Dip the pliers into some dry fine sand and allow them to become covered. …
  3. Use more lubricant liberally to soak the pliers and to flush remaining grit from the joint.
  4. Wipe the pliers clean with a dry, soft cloth.