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    Here's a video that shows you what you need and...

    Here's a video that shows you what you need and what you need to do :)

    YouTube - RioGrande1944's Channel

    Gimp is a very fine spiral of silver :)
  2. In short, a mixture of both! I have a...

    In short, a mixture of both!

    I have a christening bracelet I have had since I was 7 from my grandparents and have worn it almost every day since I was 16!
    I have a Gold wishbone bracelet which is...
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    To make those ear wires I use a piece of cheap...

    To make those ear wires I use a piece of cheap wooden dowell, a pair of memory wire cutters (as they cut flushly) and a pair of round nose pliers.

    You might also want to get a pair of nylon jawed...
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    Thanks Boo :) Yeah it's always harder to leave...

    Thanks Boo :)

    Yeah it's always harder to leave well alone rather than keep tweaking! I have a little idea, not much and it also will be keeping it simple!

    Your Grandfather would definitely be...
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    Yep, having started in Silver Plate I would say...

    Yep, having started in Silver Plate I would say stay well away from it, as mentioned above, nice beads deserve Sterling... they just don't feel right on Plated wire, I know, I have just destroyed...
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    Well, there's actually a few places but we...

    Well, there's actually a few places but we definitely want the place we've seen in Carnyorth, we've just got to view it and such but there's also a place in Relubbus we've seen also so we're just...
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    Honesty Seed Pods would be too fragile......

    Honesty Seed Pods would be too fragile... wouldn't they?

    I thought it was either some variety of shell or PMC perhaps?
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    Yeah, I wasn't going to get into the re-using...

    Yeah, I wasn't going to get into the re-using thing but OH left some offcuts on my desk when he was making a filter for his brewing bucket and my curiosity took over!

    Although, I did ask for...
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    I love those, particularly the first one it...

    I love those, particularly the first one it appeals to the engineer in me!!
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    I use my OH's plumbing pipe cutter (From B&Q) and...

    I use my OH's plumbing pipe cutter (From B&Q) and then my jewellers saw to cut it open and my Moms old pliers (she had them when she was 18 and use to make circuit boards) to pull it apart enough for...
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    I've seen it done with a diamond tipped dremel...

    I've seen it done with a diamond tipped dremel tool by a very wonderful man we watched a few videos from recently.

    It's a beautiful finish.

    Edit - On second thoughts, it's not the 'Stardust...
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    HAHA you've no hope with me I am THE biggest...

    HAHA you've no hope with me I am THE biggest hoarder!

    My problem is I start something, get distracted, start something else and there's an endless stream of half finished 'things' all over the...
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    I'm never speaking to you ever again *sobs* ...

    I'm never speaking to you ever again *sobs*

    Joke ;)

    I am so jealous!!! =:-O
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    I oxidized the second leaf because it gave the...

    I oxidized the second leaf because it gave the piece some depth, three pieces of the same colour just disappeared so I needed to do something :)

    When all this moving business is over I will do...
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    Not sure yet about the heart as it's actually...

    Not sure yet about the heart as it's actually really deeply dished but it does need... something else!

    I did think about drilling a hole in the other side of the top bit then some holes around the...
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    Hi Yes you can get wax and also spray lacquers to...

    Hi Yes you can get wax and also spray lacquers to prevent the metal oxidizing too fast but most people don't generally bother as copper is good for arthritis and joint care etc :)

    I will however...
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    I always liked the look of those pods on...

    I always liked the look of those pods on Bladderwrack which could be made with PMC or perhaps those mermaids purses which I know isn't seaweed but I have seen some copper jewellery recently with a...
  18. I'm not surprised, I've known about it for a very...

    I'm not surprised, I've known about it for a very long time (my Dad had wanted to be a geologist so knew lots and taught me lots too) but it seems to come as a huge surprise to other people sometimes...
  19. An interesting read - FAKE MINERALS etc

    Found this while using StumbleUpon and thought it may be of interest to people who buy this kind of thing.

    I am a collector of crystals, minerals and fossils I have indeed been fooled by one or...
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    Yeah I'm going to be trying to avoid anything...

    Yeah I'm going to be trying to avoid anything that needs soldering, it's going to be a whole new challenge I think :)
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    Abode is cool... I don't think 'SHED' would cut...

    Abode is cool... I don't think 'SHED' would cut it...

    Can you imagine showing it off... "and this is my shed range" heehee :D
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    Reclaimed Copper (WIP)

    I never saw the appeal on heaving huge dirty pieces of copper and brass home to make into jewellery, it's just never been my thing despite the fact I am a self-sufficient, tree hugging eco-friendly...
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    LOL... I loooooooooove LEDs and flashy lights, EL...

    LOL... I loooooooooove LEDs and flashy lights, EL wire etc etc... good job I live with a brilliant man who can do these kinds of thing for me MUAHAHA!!!
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    Awwwww that's so lovely, is it on the harbour? If...

    Awwwww that's so lovely, is it on the harbour? If you let us know where it is we'll go visit it for you :)
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    I declare them as a cure for a bad back... either...

    I declare them as a cure for a bad back... either that or the wine we had with dinner lol

    My back is feeling much better now thankfully :D
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