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    We inherited my German mother in laws silver...

    We inherited my German mother in laws silver spoons.Although they didn’t say German silver they were definitely just plated .
    It made me check the 2 serving spoons we use daily but they are marked...
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    My husband who works with copper has only found...

    My husband who works with copper has only found the flaking occurs in the cooling out of the kiln not when firing
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    Also if you remember to turn off the tank it will...

    Also if you remember to turn off the tank it will Go out if that’s the problem.
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    Once the rings are added to a solid chain and the...

    Once the rings are added to a solid chain and the chain soldered does that not mean the rings become part of the weight as they can’t be removed. A chain with a clasp means that the rings are...
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    Why don’t you phone your assay office for advice?...

    Why don’t you phone your assay office for advice? You can buy or make a hallmarking tag that’s a complementary shape to the chain as part of the design if they can’t hallmark the chain but I know...
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    We weren’t asked how to dispose of it that’s...

    We weren’t asked how to dispose of it that’s another matter entirely! I just remember at ECA a large sulphuric acid bath steaming away all day in the workshop a few feet away from my bench. There was...
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    Sulphuric acid definitely wouldn’t be classed as...

    Sulphuric acid definitely wouldn’t be classed as safety pickle . Many of us use either alum or a safety pickle from Cookson or other jewellery companies
  8. Thread: Sterling Baby Cup

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    Often advice isn’t so easily accepted so thanks...

    Often advice isn’t so easily accepted so thanks for listening to us. I hope you can find some nice engraving to make it special. Caroline
  9. Thread: Sterling Baby Cup

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    Hi Steve As Dennis said soldering would remove...

    Hi Steve
    As Dennis said soldering would remove the gilding. I only saw on rereading that you don’t intend to do this yourself which is good! I feel if you want your granddaughter to use the cup then...
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    This is a U.K. site and we don’t get ebay USA ....

    This is a U.K. site and we don’t get ebay USA . Prices aren’t for negotiation I would think and not sure we can comment on the work of other people when we don’t know where it’s made, mass produced,...
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    I wasn’t sure what to do about the brass in...

    I wasn’t sure what to do about the brass in relation to which strip solder to use so I didn’t comment. But I’m guessing probably easy in that case Bob?
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    It’s the paste I’m afraid. It’s not ideal for...

    It’s the paste I’m afraid. It’s not ideal for areas that need to be really secure and I find if I’ve used it for anything other than a jump ring something will come off in the polishing process!...
  13. Itís has to be stored airtight and the anti...

    Itís has to be stored airtight and the anti tarnish tabs from Cookson seem to work quite well. If itís only yellow Iíd dip it in silver dip for a few seconds and then wash in soapy water with a bit...
  14. Thread: Weather

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    What air con Bob, we never have a need for it!

    What air con Bob, we never have a need for it!
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    We even reached 30 or so up here and it was so...

    We even reached 30 or so up here and it was so airless .Such a tragedy for these families and we were aware of fire engines going off most days.
    Someone posted photos this morning of a large...
  16. I’ve never used it and not sure there is one....

    I’ve never used it and not sure there is one. Usually just check in if you’ve asked a question or are taking part in a conversation that interests you
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    I did answer last night but it seems to have...

    I did answer last night but it seems to have disappeared!
    Not my area of expertise but I doubt anyone can explain the different outcomes you’ve found on YouTube videos by other silversmith.
    I did...
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    I think it depends what you’re viewing on. I...

    I think it depends what you’re viewing on. I can’t enlarge anyones photos on my iPad . It maybe requires a laptop. I can email them to you if you really want them but the best I can do for here
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    13361 13362 13363 13364 I’ll try...

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    I’ll try and see if I can reduce the final image. I’ve had to chop of the page numbers but you should be able to follow!
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    It may be that itís just something you do without...

    It may be that itís just something you do without thinking about it and there is little else to say. I thought it untrue that you canít anneal too often but as Dennis responded I didnít feel the...
  21. Thread: Failures!

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    I have come to learn that I go with the flow or...

    I have come to learn that I go with the flow or amend my process and on occasion just give up. I’m trying to retro sort a big labradorite necklace after the stone has been set and the flaw in the...
  22. Thread: Hallmarking help

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    Hi Billieellen. Itíll be marked as 925 being the...

    Hi Billieellen. Itíll be marked as 925 being the predominant metal

    Sorry Peter there was no reply when I started typing
  23. Thread: Hi all!

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    Hi Tony & Emma welcome to the forum. Not many of...

    Hi Tony & Emma welcome to the forum. Not many of us participating these days but always happy to help with specific questions. Not sure we do much networking though
  24. It won’t be clean silver if you’ve melted it with...

    It won’t be clean silver if you’ve melted it with solder so that may also have made a difference
  25. If it’s just marked 925 it could be anything. If...

    If it’s just marked 925 it could be anything. If it’s a cuff link was there solder involved?
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