How to make Decorative (or fancy) Rivets

Fancy Rivets – In this video I discuss how to create different types of rivet heads. One omission: I forgot to mention – to clean up round rivets after they get smashed by riveting the back side – use a cup bur, of appropriate size, to re-round the head.  This also works with copper or sterling balled wire that is less than perfect.  Please see my Riveting Basics video first, if you don’t know how to rivet.

Cup Bur –

Basic Riveting 101


In this jewelry tutorial I will show you how to do basic riveting for jewelry.

Here’s the link to the Drill Bit Chart.

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Nancy L.T. Hamilton