Basic Jewelry Tools

If you are a beginner, you should know these basic tools

  • Chain Nose Plier
  • Round Nose Plier
  • Cutter

Chain Nose

Usually use to make sharp or square bends. It also can be used to straighten wires for easier jewelry making. We can use this plier to open and close jump rings too.

Round Nose

As the name states, it helps to shape anything into round including opening earring loops and making loops. Use the bigger part of the pliers for bigger loops and vice versa.


Use cutter to cut pins such as 9 pins or T-Pins. Can also be used to cut wires when working on your wireworks. However, be careful when choosing cutter to cut the 9 pins or T pins as it will make the expensive cutter blunt fast.

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