48- Hexagons and Jewelry Making Tips

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So, I'm kinda late to the game, but in my defense, I wasn't on Instagram all that much in the last couple years. How about you? If you make jewelry, do you already know all about Metalsmith Society? In 2018, jeweler, Corkie Bolton started this lovely community of metalsmiths on Instagram who are so generous with their collective knowledge. 

hex key, bezel wire, amethyst hexagon cabochon

 A tip from @theloveleighlocket via @metalsmithsociety to make a hexagon bezel using an allen wrench inspired me to finally use this tiny amethyst cab I was holding on to.

Amethyst hexagon sterling silver pendant

back of hexagon pendant

Seeing the photos all blown up like this really make me notice all its flaws so I will probably go back at some point and rework it... but, Behold! Pendant #48!

Oh, and speaking of Instagram, are you following me? Maybe you should! @sarustarjewelry

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