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    Hi! Thanks for your comment. I am having...

    Hi!

    Thanks for your comment. I am having samples made, of course. I just came on here to ask for some helpful advice from anyone else who had experience with manufacturers in Thailand as I haven't...
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    Yes both manufacturers comply with EU metal...

    Yes both manufacturers comply with EU metal regulations. Both factories also pay their staff fairly and I have seen the factories through videos and they both look good in terms of working conditions...
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    Jewellery Manufacturer. China or Thailand?

    I am looking to get some of my jewellery designs made - I have found two jewellery manufacturers who both seem good. The Thailand manufacturer is by far superior in terms of communication,...
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    Thanks for all the suggestions everyone, really...

    Thanks for all the suggestions everyone, really helpful! I am just having a look through all the options now. I have contacted them about my broken motor and hopefully I can get a refund or something...
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    Polishing Motor Machine Recommendations?

    Hi! Does anyone have any polishing motor machine recommendations?

    I bought a cheap one from cooksongold at the beginning of the year for around 90 and its stopped working so I'm looking to...
  6. Brown spots on jewellery thats been left in box too long??

    Hi! Was wondering if anyone could help..

    I make real gold plated sterling silver pendant necklaces. I had one customer email me a few weeks ago saying they had been on holiday for a few weeks and...
  7. Thanks so much for all this info - helps a lot!...

    Thanks so much for all this info - helps a lot! Will have a look at all your suggestions :)
  8. Thank you - I will buy that. Was also hoping...

    Thank you - I will buy that.

    Was also hoping for some recommendations too if anyone has any for questions I asked. Thanks
  9. Polishing sterling silver? Other polishing methods?

    Hi everyone!

    Ive wrote on here a few times before and always got good advice but I'm always eager to learn more.

    I have been working with sterling silver sheets making nameplate necklaces...
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    Sterling Silver Chain Manufacturers

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    Which countries are known for good sterling silver chain manufacturing that are affordable? I have been searching for a manufacturer for finished chains. Our orders are increasing daily and we...
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    That's good to know, thanks! Seems it will be...

    That's good to know, thanks! Seems it will be much easier doing that then than spending money and time on rhodium plating everything.
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    Thanks for the suggestion! I will have a look at...

    Thanks for the suggestion! I will have a look at this. I haven't had any customers complain of their silver pieces tarnishing so far but last night a customer told me their pendant turned dark after...
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    Ah this looks good and its not that much more...

    Ah this looks good and its not that much more expensive. The only thing is a lot of my customers email requesting 925 sterling silver so I know a lot of them won't have heard of argentium silver so I...
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    Rhodium Plating Sterling Silver?

    Hi!

    I have been working with sterling silver a lot over the past few months, mainly making custom pendants for necklaces. I have been gold plating some pieces too. However I was wondering if I...
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    Sterling Silver ring won't gold plate?

    Hi! I have been gold plating jewellery myself for a few months now and I recently bought a sterling silver ring and tried to gold plate it but it didn't react or change colour at all. Any ideas why...
  16. Will have a look on there thank you!

    Will have a look on there thank you!
  17. Yeah I saw that listing but its only 0.30mm its a...

    Yeah I saw that listing but its only 0.30mm its a bit too thin for what I need but thank you for the suggestion. I will keep looking!
  18. Need supplier - Where can I buy sterling silver sheets of metal?

    Hi! Can anyone help me with a supplier? Due to cooksongold closing their warehouse for now I now need to try and source some supplies.
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    Magic Engraver End Mill help!

    Hi! Does anyone use a magic engraver? I have the Magic F30 machine which is an engraving/cutting machine and its been brilliant so far. However I find the end mills snap too often. I'm using them to...
  20. Thread: Gold Plating?

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    From looking at the video the white patches on...

    From looking at the video the white patches on the knot of the ring are just the reflective shine it looks like- unless I'm not looking at the right part.

    But thank you for the suggestions...
  21. Thread: Gold Plating?

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    Thanks for all the suggestions everyone! And I...

    Thanks for all the suggestions everyone! And I will take a look at that set. I ordered a new bottle of gold plating solution because it seems like I have received a contaminated gold solution hence...
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    Yes ultrasonic cleaning. I really have no idea...

    Yes ultrasonic cleaning. I really have no idea why its not getting good results.
  23. Thread: Gold Plating?

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    Gold Plating?

    Hi!

    Does anyone here do their own gold plating? I recently bought a full gold plating tank kit and I'm following the instructions to a T but its not giving me good results. I am getting a...
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    Polishing Sterling Silver Pendant?

    Hello, I am very new to jewellery making so please excuse the silly questions!

    I have been cutting nameplate necklaces from sterling silver but I'm not completely sure on the best way to finish...
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