April 10, 2024


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Gift Guide: Lighting Solutions for Beaders and Metalsmiths

There is no doubt that fantastic lighting makes it less difficult to make beautiful beadwork and jewelry. With dazzling lighting, you can match colors and see vital specifics. Show your favourite beader or metalsmith you treatment whilst brightening their day. We are in this article to lose some light-weight on prime lights items for you and the other makers on your list, for a assortment of distinctive tastes and applications.

Over: A goldsmith employing a desk lamp whilst doing work. Picture courtesy of Getty illustrations or photos.

Carson NeckLight
The Carson NeckLight allows you to bring your gentle wherever.

Lights to Don

The Carson NeckLight hands-free light is wonderful for occasions when you will need further light-weight targeted on your get the job done. Or you can use it to read-up on approaches where ever you are. Do you know a beader who likes to stitch in front of the Television or all-around the campfire? Growth. It has two gentle modes for distinctive gentle tastes. About $20.

Daylight UnoLamp Clamp
Daylight UnoLamp Clamp with adaptable arm and functional clamp.

Moveable Job Lights

See each color as if you are in organic daylight with the UnoLamp Clamp. We really like its adaptable arm that factors brilliant light-weight on your operate surface area. This edition has a clamp that you can conveniently attach to your studio bench or table—or get it together to a workshop. Four brightness amounts. About $60.

GemOro Horizon 2 LED Grading Lamp
There are four Kelvin settings on the GemOro Horizon 2 LED Grading Lamp.

Grade Gemstones

Quality gemstones with various intensity mild for true hues of diamonds, gemstones, pearls, and jewellery enhancements employing this grading lamp. It is easy to pack for vacation and even has a designed-in USB port for charging your unit. About $100.

OttLite Ultimate 3-in-1 Craft Lamp
OttLite Ultimate 3-in-1 Craft Lamp appears attractive and adapts to a selection of heights.

Opt for Your Lights Adventure

This illuminated magnifier, lamp, and clip combo transforms from clamp-on to tabletop to ground lamp for optimum versatility. It also has a charging outlet so you can charge your cellphone or check out a video though you operate. About $200.

Craft Optics Rechargeable DreamBeam 3 Light
Interweave Information Director Tamara Honaman swears by the Craft Optics Rechargeable DreamBeam 3 Gentle.

Glow Shiny

When you have experimented with CraftOptics, you are not able to go back to typical aged looking at glasses. And the DreamBeam 3 Gentle is next degree, with bright gentle just where by you are seeking. It attaches to the middle of your CraftOptics. No shadows and no palms in the way suggests you can see specifics much better than at any time in advance of. About $300.

Daylight Gemini Jewelry Light
Daylight Gemini presents vivid mild for operating and recording.

Gentle Your Videos

We used the Daylight Gemini at Bead Fest 2022 and appreciated the dazzling, repositionable lights and cell cellular phone holder for taking selfies and earning videos. But it would also be incredibly handy at your workspace, whether or not that is a studio problem or more than in the vicinity of your preferred chair. It comes with a carrying scenario so you can acquire your clearly show on the street. About $320.

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