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    First of all - and this is a basic - are you sure...

    First of all - and this is a basic - are you sure that these are real pearls? Many fakes set into gold, from designer brands on down.
    Why don't you just remove the pearls from the earrings and then...
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    As for getting a tiny amount of solder - you...

    As for getting a tiny amount of solder - you could ask a working jeweller to sell you what you need? They are bound to have lots of different sorts in/accumulated over time
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    Yes, the old paper -or even older parchment - house demises were impressive . The ones for my grandmother's house in Salisbury went back 500 years. My house is unregistered so I have my bundle. But,...
  4. It is expensive to have a registered mark but it...

    It is expensive to have a registered mark but it is also rather nice to know that the mark is unique to you. No-one before or since can have those letters in that shape. Records are kept...
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    There are also apps for smartphones which will...

    There are also apps for smartphones which will measure the ring
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    Not nickel surely, if you want to sell it in the...

    Not nickel surely, if you want to sell it in the EU?
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    This will tell you all you need to know ...

    This will tell you all you need to know

    Polishing and Finishing for Jewellers and Silversmiths
    by Stephen Goldsmith
    A lifetime of polishing from a master of the craft
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    depends on what she wants and how many Dennis....

    depends on what she wants and how many Dennis. And, for now at least, there are customs, duty, VAT and nickel reg standards complications to importing from outside the EU.
    Gold filled is not gold...
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    How many and what sort of chains?

    How many and what sort of chains?
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    Poll: The argument for an open ring is that if the...

    The argument for an open ring is that if the piece catches on something the wearer won't be strangled or have their wrist broken. the jump ring is a safety weakness
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    It would not be a re-purposing if you just bend...

    It would not be a re-purposing if you just bend it around a bit. But you should not add anything or solder anything new on. I seem to remember that the assay office will strike out an old mark for...
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    The law is clear and fixed on this. It's law, not...

    The law is clear and fixed on this. It's law, not a set of vague trade practices. Just one of the things you have to know before getting into a business. But get it wrong and you face prosecution...
  13. Yes they do sell loose stones. That alone tells...

    Yes they do sell loose stones. That alone tells me you haven't done your research and aren't willing to listen.
  14. Yes, any commercial import which is hand carried...

    Yes, any commercial import which is hand carried must be declared by red channel at the point of entry. There is bewildering HMRC paperwork, your paperwork must be perfect and you will have to pay...
  15. The rules for the UK and for the EU will soon be...

    The rules for the UK and for the EU will soon be different. You do not say where you are based. Or how you will ship and supply - in bulk to a central holding location or from your location to...
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    Without knowing what you are making I can't...

    Without knowing what you are making I can't advise more.
    Don't know that glue
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    Rose gold vermeil wires? no probs with skin...

    Rose gold vermeil wires? no probs with skin contact
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    Sometimes solder just doesn't go. And you never...

    Sometimes solder just doesn't go. And you never work out exactly why. You just have to clean everything to bright metal, re-do the tightness of the joint and try again
  19. If you use a lot of wire consider buying in bulk...

    If you use a lot of wire consider buying in bulk and direct from India? Much cheaper
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    That's how Pearlescence started......

    That's how Pearlescence started...
    #slipperyslope!
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    Possible cause is that you are not getting the...

    Possible cause is that you are not getting the item hot enough (so the solder is not melting and flowing - clearly if you can flick the little pieces off with your fingernail). You need to see the...
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    Ebay has squillions of options. So does Amazon. I...

    Ebay has squillions of options. So does Amazon. I stock a few though I do need to update that part of my website:">
    Try goggling sterling silver box clasps and other such permutations. You'll be...
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    Photos please and happy to advise. PearlsRus!

    Photos please and happy to advise. PearlsRus!
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    While a formula is useful as a guide, the price...

    While a formula is useful as a guide, the price of anything - anything - is only what someone else is willing to pay. Unique and fabulous stuff deserves a commensurate price - but at the same time...
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    We can now call them farmed pearls rather than...

    We can now call them farmed pearls rather than cultured pearls thanks to a new ruling a couple of days ago at CIBJO in Bahrain. Two top quality round deep gold south sea pearls could cost that much...
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