Search:

Type: Posts; User: Milomade; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    3
    Views
    241

    Denatured Alcohol

    Lost in translation...

    So is this a thing in the UK? Or is it called something else here? Is UK Methylated Spirits the same - the purple dyed stuff. Is this correct? If not where can you buy...
  2. Replies
    6
    Views
    600

    Thanks guys - I've got 2/0 and 4/0 and I've tried...

    Thanks guys - I've got 2/0 and 4/0 and I've tried a 2/0 and it's OK but really slow progress even when lubricated with beeswax.
  3. Replies
    6
    Views
    600

    Which saw blade is best for the job?

    Hi Guys

    I've got a a large offcut of copper for a recycled jewellery job that's about 3mm thick. What is the best gauge of saw blade to use on something so thick? I need to cut large ovals for a...
  4. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,583

    That's what I thought initially, but not sure how...

    That's what I thought initially, but not sure how I'd splay the rivet through hammering without damaging the earrings on the front of the piece.

    As for getting the pearls assessed - hardly worth...
  5. Cool - ta very much - will check that out. I've...

    Cool - ta very much - will check that out. I've got a commission from a whisky distillery for a load of copper pieces and would really like to put my makers mark on the finished items, so hopefully I...
  6. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,583

    I wonder whether I could insert the earring posts...

    I wonder whether I could insert the earring posts into tightly drilled holes and loop at the back and then set whatever the holes are drilled into into something else with a claw type setting. That...
  7. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,583

    The customer assures me they are real pearls....

    The customer assures me they are real pearls. They're a family heriloom.
  8. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,583

    These are tge earrings.... 12319

    These are tge earrings....
    12319
  9. Yeah mine is quite tiny, so maybe I get a new one...

    Yeah mine is quite tiny, so maybe I get a new one made. Cam't remember how much the assay office charge to make a punch these days. Maybe it'd be cheaper to get it made elsewhere. Any ideas?
  10. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,583

    Advice on gold and pearls

    Hi there

    I've been handed someone's unloved jewellery to make something new out of and looking for some advice. The jewellery in question is a set of gold studs in the style of little flowers with...
  11. Can I use my registered makers mark on copper and brass?

    Hey all.

    I know I could just phone the assay office and ask, but I hate using telephones and don't want to sound like a dumb ass, so thought I'd ask here first.

    I registered with Edinburgh...
  12. Replies
    5
    Views
    712

    Cable necklets with bayonet Clasps

    Hi All.

    I have always used this necklets from Cooksons: VVI CFR
    https://www.cooksongold.com/Finished-Chain/Sterling-Silver-0.85mm-Cable-------Necklet-1640cm-Unhallmarked-prcode-VVI-CFR

    But...
  13. Replies
    3
    Views
    2,331

    Tumbler, magnetic, ultrasonic.

    I want something to harden my jewellery and polish it but not sure what the best thing to invest in. Thought I'd ask here. At the moment I have a tiny national geographic rock tumbler that I've only...
  14. thanks for the responses - I don't know whether I...

    thanks for the responses - I don't know whether I can be faffed to taper and file and smooth off loads of pins myself - getting lazy (what would be the quickest, easiest way?)
    That's why I've been...
  15. Sterling silver brooch pins - where can I buy?

    I'm looking for plain and simple sturdy pins in sterling silver. I want to make some stick pins but can find any pins anywhere with pin protectors.

    I don't want anything on the non-pointed end I...
  16. Replies
    13
    Views
    9,735

    CG say it's the right product but they're...

    CG say it's the right product but they're confused why I've received instructions for a lapidary machine. They say I can send it back for a refund so going to do that and go back to using my rock...
  17. Replies
    13
    Views
    9,735

    Cost and size are factors in my purchase - tiny...

    Cost and size are factors in my purchase - tiny studio, tiny budget - thought this would do the trick. Definitely think they've sent me the wrong thing. Will hear back from them tomorrow.
  18. Replies
    13
    Views
    9,735

    Questioning whether they've sent me the right...

    Questioning whether they've sent me the right machine - this is the instructions manual that came with it.
    8979

    Shouldn't I get instructions for a Gold Pro Barrelling Machine seeing as that's...
  19. Replies
    13
    Views
    9,735

    They're definitely metal with very pointy corners.

    They're definitely metal with very pointy corners.
  20. Replies
    13
    Views
    9,735

    These are the metal ridges inside the barrel -...

    These are the metal ridges inside the barrel - there are two opposite each other.
    8978

    the instructions say 'it is advisable to lightly smear vaseline over the surfaces to reduce the likelihood...
  21. Replies
    13
    Views
    9,735

    Tumbler has ruined my rings!

    HELP!

    I've always used national geographic rock tumbler with round steel shot to polish my jewellery (cheap and effective) but as I'm now making larger pieces like bangles, I thought I'd invest in...
  22. Replies
    3
    Views
    3,316

    Ok thanks for clarifying that. Just getting my...

    Ok thanks for clarifying that.

    Just getting my head around hallmarking as I'm about to register with the Assay office in Edinburgh. I had a good chat with them this morning about working with...
  23. Replies
    3
    Views
    3,316

    Hallmarking - chains and things...

    Hi

    Just a quick question about hallmarking - if I make a pendant and that weighs under 7.78g and then put that on a silver chain which also weighs under 7.78g - do I have to worry about the...
  24. Jeez - thanks for the reply - I thought we were...

    Jeez - thanks for the reply - I thought we were meant to be all decimal in the country now! So I'm none the wiser really as I can't work those kind of figures in my head - looking at a ruler now and...
  25. Chains - can someone help me understand the maths?

    I need to order some chains, decided on trace, but no idea what the numbers mean. Cookson Gold are not very forthcoming with any info either in their product descriptions and I'm really stuck. I...
Results 1 to 25 of 319
Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4