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  • grimaldi's Avatar
    Today, 09:40 AM
    grimaldi replied to a thread Hello Everyone in Say Hello
    I take your point with sight. I am going to invest in a Leica A60 stereoscope soon. Expensive, but will be well worth it at the end of the day.
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  • Dennis's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:26 PM
    Dennis replied to a thread Stone sizes in Say Hello
    For what you describe, you need deeply set stones, with about a clear mm of metal on each side after setting. Even then 1.25mm stones will be...
    3 replies | 194 view(s)
  • pt18's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:28 PM
    pt18 replied to a thread Stone sizes in Say Hello
    Thanks very much! Yep I know round not ideal it's just what they want. What would you recommend for 3.5mm round?
    3 replies | 194 view(s)
  • ps_bond's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:59 AM
    ps_bond replied to a thread hello everyone in Say Hello
    Hi Henry - This forum is for the discussion of hand-made jewellery. Large scale manufacture has no relevance here.
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  • henry lau's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:13 AM
    henry lau started a thread hello everyone in Say Hello
    Hi there everyone. I am henry lau and look forward to being part of the forum. My background is as a profession manufacturer of Customization...
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  • CJ57's Avatar
    26-09-2023, 06:49 PM
    CJ57 replied to a thread Hello Everyone in Say Hello
    I’m pretty long in the tooth myself but wax has not really crossed my path since College in the 70s. It could open up a whole new avenue for me now...
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  • grimaldi's Avatar
    26-09-2023, 04:01 PM
    grimaldi replied to a thread Hello Everyone in Say Hello
    Thank you. What I like about wax, is that you can alter a design at will.
    8 replies | 180 view(s)
  • grimaldi's Avatar
    26-09-2023, 03:59 PM
    grimaldi replied to a thread Hello Everyone in Say Hello
    Thank you, Caroline. I am long in the tooth, hence using wax. I know things are 3D printed now after creating in the computer, but would never stand...
    8 replies | 180 view(s)
  • grimaldi's Avatar
    26-09-2023, 03:57 PM
    grimaldi replied to a thread Hello Everyone in Say Hello
    Thank you for the warm welcome, Dennis.
    8 replies | 180 view(s)
  • ps_bond's Avatar
    26-09-2023, 09:18 AM
    Not happening :) It would be best to update the post, granted. But that's down to the poster, and we get a number who throw an ad in here and...
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  • Sheen's Avatar
    26-09-2023, 04:55 AM
    Sheen replied to a thread Hello Everyone in Say Hello
    Hi Anthony, I'll be interested to see your work. I make pieces in wax too. It's a very artistic medium.
    8 replies | 180 view(s)
  • CJ57's Avatar
    25-09-2023, 09:49 PM
    You have to keep an eye on the date.Posts are usually left for future reference when itís advice
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  • CJ57's Avatar
    25-09-2023, 09:47 PM
    CJ57 replied to a thread Hello Everyone in Say Hello
    Hi Antony, welcome. Looking forward to seeing some of your work. It has been my intention to do some wax carving, everything to hand now but not the...
    8 replies | 180 view(s)
  • Dennis's Avatar
    25-09-2023, 07:43 PM
    Dennis replied to a thread Hello Everyone in Say Hello
    Hi Anthony and welcome to the forum. Dennis.
    8 replies | 180 view(s)
  • grimaldi's Avatar
    25-09-2023, 06:51 PM
    grimaldi started a thread Hello Everyone in Say Hello
    Hi there everyone. I am Antony and look forward to being part of the forum. My background is as a commercial sculptor. I sculpt with waxes and...
    8 replies | 180 view(s)
  • grimaldi's Avatar
    25-09-2023, 02:55 PM
    Just to save anyone else a wasted phone call, I rang to be told it had gone. Not surprised considering it is over 12 months ago. The lady I spoke to...
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  • Jojow82's Avatar
    25-09-2023, 08:49 AM
    Jojow82 replied to a thread Over PIckled in Question Time
    Thank you Dennis :)
    2 replies | 127 view(s)
  • Dennis's Avatar
    24-09-2023, 07:17 PM
    Dennis replied to a thread Over PIckled in Question Time
    Yes, heat to a dull red without melting the solder (doing it in semi darkness helps), then drop into warm new pickling solution. Dennis.
    2 replies | 127 view(s)
  • Jojow82's Avatar
    24-09-2023, 12:18 PM
    Jojow82 started a thread Over PIckled in Question Time
    Hello - I've been searching for help on a pickling problem. I put a piece in, turned it off and left them in by mistake and left the piece in the...
    2 replies | 127 view(s)
  • Dennis's Avatar
    22-09-2023, 07:47 PM
    Dennis replied to a thread Stone sizes in Say Hello
    Because stones are easily lost by repeated knocking, or flexing of a bangle, only 1.0-1.25 mm I'm afraid. Difficult to do and not much to see, as...
    3 replies | 194 view(s)
  • pt18's Avatar
    22-09-2023, 01:02 PM
    pt18 started a thread Stone sizes in Say Hello
    What maximum stone size would anyone recommend to be set in a round wire wire 3mm diameter bangle (gypsy set). Thanks!
    3 replies | 194 view(s)
  • pt18's Avatar
    19-09-2023, 11:54 AM
    pt18 replied to a thread Signet in Question Time
    Thanks very much
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  • ps_bond's Avatar
    19-09-2023, 11:15 AM
    ps_bond replied to a thread Signet in Question Time
    I'd laser new material in (I've done this a few times and it's easier with gold than silver). Or file it off and solder on a fresh piece of gold to...
    2 replies | 198 view(s)
  • pt18's Avatar
    19-09-2023, 11:06 AM
    pt18 started a thread Signet in Question Time
    Hello I have a customer who wants the engraving changed on their signet. They want to keep the depth i.e. not file off the old engraving. How would...
    2 replies | 198 view(s)
  • ps_bond's Avatar
    19-09-2023, 11:06 AM
    Sorry, I've left your post out on a limb now. Was waiting to make sure they were a spammer - they left a while between their first post and the...
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  • Dennis's Avatar
    15-09-2023, 07:24 PM
    Dennis replied to a thread A very basic question in Question Time
    Copper will not taint pickle, but will more rapidly turn the pickle dark blue. This raised copper sulphate content will bring it to the end of its...
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  • alastairduncan's Avatar
    15-09-2023, 05:30 PM
    Hi Les, I've used enamelling silver solder for larger items such as coffee pots etc. It's not a very nice solder as it doesn't flow that well....
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  • china's Avatar
    15-09-2023, 02:34 PM
    china replied to a thread A very basic question in Question Time
    I have been using copper tongs with my pickle for 15 years have not had a problem yet, shot I don't know as I don't use it I would not think it would...
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  • Ruedeleglise's Avatar
    15-09-2023, 12:57 PM
    Thanks! Through ignorance I didnít want to waste pickle and contaminate the shot. David Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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  • Caro's Avatar
    15-09-2023, 12:55 PM
    Caro replied to a thread A very basic question in Question Time
    It never has for me. I use the same pickle and polishing shot for everything, cooper, silver and mixed metal pieces.
    4 replies | 477 view(s)
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