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  1. Brilliant suggestions!!! Loving the wooden peg...

    Brilliant suggestions!!!
    Loving the wooden peg idea AND the pearl clamp.

    Think I'm going to buy a pearl clamp. problem solved!!!

    Thank you so much

    Love this forum
  2. Thread: Flux

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    Yep. I'm now a convert from borax to Auroflux. No...

    Yep. I'm now a convert from borax to Auroflux. No mess.
  3. Vice to hold solid silver orb pieces for drilling

    I've bought a mini bench drill (it's great) and I have a small vice for holding objects to drill.
    However, I need to drill half way down into some solid silver orbs, and whatever method I use, they...
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    Thanks so much for that. I've just been chatting...

    Thanks so much for that. I've just been chatting to my friend who wants the ring, and she wants it to match her platinum engagement ring, so I'm guessing it will need to be rhodium plated.
    Can...
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    First time using white gold

    I've never used white gold before, so I am intending to buy some white gold ring blanks from Cooksons.
    However, does this need to be Rhodium plated?
    It says it's unfinished and I was assuming I...
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    Yes definitely. I still have all my repousse...

    Yes definitely. I still have all my repousse tools that I made in 1988!


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    So sorry. I've just seen that they sell this at...

    So sorry. I've just seen that they sell this at Cousins.
    :rolleyes:
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    Soft Pitch needed for deep repousse

    Hi all

    I've looked at all the posts about obtaining the soft black pitch for deep repousse work, but these posts were some time ago, so I thought I would find out if anyone has any recommendations...
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    Hi Caroline, I emailed the eBay seller and...

    Hi Caroline, I emailed the eBay seller and they’ve offered a refund, so I’m going to send it back and not buy on eBay again. Wish I could fine a reputable site that would sell a small amount of rose...
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    I've now realised now I probably didn't want...

    I've now realised now I probably didn't want advice, I just wanted to vent my anger! Thanks Dennis for listening :~:
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    Hi Dennis I've just used 18 carat yellow gold...

    Hi Dennis
    I've just used 18 carat yellow gold solder, as it's to solder ear posts and it won't show, and it flowed perfectly. I've been done! Oh well, lesson learned
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    Ebay Rose Gold Solder hell!

    Hi all
    I didn't want much rose gold solder, so I ordered a small amount in wire form on Ebay.
    The little **** will NOT melt.

    Aaaaaargh! Have I been conned?

    Susie
  13. Yes of course. But only if it's successful :D

    Yes of course. But only if it's successful :D
  14. Thread: Bails, etc.

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    You are right Dennis. Itís a giant beast. And it...

    You are right Dennis. Itís a giant beast. And it only has details of bails for stones.


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  15. Thanks Dennis I'll try the 1.5mm size balls and...

    Thanks Dennis
    I'll try the 1.5mm size balls and see how that goes
    Sue
  16. Advice for soldering silver balls on inside of ring

    Hi all
    I made a customer a ring, sterling silver round wire (2.5mm thickness) with some solid gold rose gold baubles soldered on to the top.
    She said it fits great over her knuckle, but is loose...
  17. Thread: Bails, etc.

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    I'm thinking about making bails too so popped...

    I'm thinking about making bails too so popped online to google the book, and realise it's the one I had to buy as part of my jewellery degree back in 1984. Good times! Has it been updated?
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    I'll make them. It's been YEARS since I did this...

    I'll make them. It's been YEARS since I did this kind of thing though, so not sure how they'll turn out :D
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    Oh, I've just looked and they only do bezel cups....

    Oh, I've just looked and they only do bezel cups. I was looking for something like the picture. Do you know if any other suppliers sell these?
    I've been through all the usual suspects.

    Thank you
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    Thanks so much Caroline

    Thanks so much Caroline
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    Cast Pendant Settings for 4 or 5mm stone help

    Hi all

    I wanted to buy the cast silver claw pendant finding on Cookson Gold (Code: NVO 707), but they're not going to be available until April and I really need to make 2 pendants now. Aaaaaaargh!...
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    Thatís amazing. Thank you all. Now Iím over my...

    Thatís amazing. Thank you all. Now Iím over my New Years celebrations, Iíll have a look at all of the above.
    I wanted a variety of chain styles from 16-24Ē. I wanted gold vermeil too as a slightly...
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    I found this too when using my Dremel. When I...

    I found this too when using my Dremel. When I switched to the Marathon 3 micrometer, there is no vibration.
    So, why don't you try a different drill?
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    Finished Chain Suppliers needed

    Hi all

    I'm looking for some finished chains for my pendants. Gold Vermeil and solid gold.
    I was told about Euro Findings and The Curious Gem but none of these have what I want.

    Can anyone...
  25. I just wanted to say a big thank you for the...

    I just wanted to say a big thank you for the advice on the marathon 3 micro motor. I bought the one you advised from Eurofindings and it’s great. So quiet and love the foot pedal.

    When I get...
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