May 23, 2024

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Gift Guide: Lighting Solutions for Beaders and Metalsmiths

Jewelry artist working by a lamp

There is no question that superior lighting helps make it less complicated to make attractive beadwork and jewelry. With dazzling lighting, you can match colors and see vital specifics. Show your most loved beader or metalsmith you care while brightening their day. We are right here to shed some light-weight on leading lights presents for you and the other makers on your checklist, for a variety of different tastes and applications.

Over: A goldsmith working with a desk lamp whilst performing. Image courtesy of Getty photos.

Carson NeckLight
The Carson NeckLight lets you to carry your light-weight everywhere.

Lighting to Have on

The Carson NeckLight hands-free of charge mild is great for instances when you require further light-weight targeted on your work. Or you can use it to go through-up on strategies where ever you are. Do you know a beader who likes to stitch in front of the Television set or about the campfire? Growth. It has two gentle modes for distinctive gentle choices. About $20.

Daylight UnoLamp Clamp
Daylight UnoLamp Clamp with versatile arm and flexible clamp.

Transportable Job Lighting

See every single coloration as if you are in normal daylight with the UnoLamp Clamp. We appreciate its flexible arm that details brilliant light-weight on your get the job done surface area. This version has a clamp that you can simply attach to your studio bench or table—or just take it together to a workshop. 4 brightness degrees. About $60.

GemOro Horizon 2 LED Grading Lamp
There are 4 Kelvin configurations on the GemOro Horizon 2 LED Grading Lamp.

Grade Gemstones

Grade gemstones with various intensity mild for correct colours of diamonds, gemstones, pearls, and jewellery enhancements applying this grading lamp. It is straightforward to pack for travel and even has a built-in USB port for charging your system. About $100.

OttLite Ultimate 3-in-1 Craft Lamp
OttLite Final 3-in-1 Craft Lamp appears to be classy and adapts to a wide variety of heights.

Pick Your Lights Experience

This illuminated magnifier, lamp, and clip combo transforms from clamp-on to tabletop to flooring lamp for maximum flexibility. It also has a charging outlet so you can demand your cell phone or view a online video whilst you perform. About $200.

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

Glow Bright

As soon as you have tried using CraftOptics, you are not able to go back to typical old studying eyeglasses. And the DreamBeam 3 Gentle is next level, with dazzling light-weight accurately the place you are hunting. It attaches to the middle of your CraftOptics. No shadows and no arms in the way suggests you can see aspects better than at any time before. About $300.

Daylight Gemini Jewelry Light
Daylight Gemini presents shiny light-weight for doing the job and recording.

Gentle Your Videos

We applied the Daylight Gemini at Bead Fest 2022 and appreciated the vivid, repositionable lights and cell cellular phone holder for taking selfies and earning movies. But it would also be really convenient at your workspace, irrespective of whether that is a studio problem or in excess of around your favorite chair. It comes with a carrying case so you can take your display on the street. About $320.


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