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    Thank you Dennis, that is great advice... I will...

    Thank you Dennis, that is great advice... I will pop the pallion inside next time and use hard solder. Thank you so much!
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    I have also been told to check that the join is...

    I have also been told to check that the join is neat, not use too much heat etc... which i always do, can anybody help please?
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    Messy Soldering!! Gahhh!

    I have (up until now) managed to get a pretty clean solder line enabling me to tidy up a piece no probs, but all of a sudden my soldering is going all pear shaped!! I am getting a flow of solder over...
  4. Thread: Gents signet ring

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    Thank you, thank you! I am now on the case :) my...

    Thank you, thank you! I am now on the case :) my hubby has always wanted this style of ring, as his Dad wears one. It's his 50th birthday soon, so I'm making one as a surprise. Now I know how to :)
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    I'm guessing make it up as is and see the size,...

    I'm guessing make it up as is and see the size, then adjust as necessary?
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    Gents signet ring

    Hello! Now, I may be being a bit of a numpty, but how on earth do I measure this accurately to finish it into a size N ring? It's not flat!
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    Thank you so much James and Wallace, great...

    Thank you so much James and Wallace, great advice. I was using half round and like Wallace my strength is antlike! Fine with 1.5mm silver, NOT fine with 2mm. So, I may invest in those specialist...
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    Ring bending pliers

    Hello! Please can anybody recommend the best pliers to bend 2mm silver sheet? I have just made a size M ring (8mm wide) and struggled with my normal ones. Thank youuuuu!
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    Wow Elaine! That is stunningly beautiful! Thank...

    Wow Elaine! That is stunningly beautiful! Thank you so much for taking the time to show me, I will take a look at the tutorial when my girls are in bed and come back to you! Excited!
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    Ooooh, that sounds just my cup of tea, I love...

    Ooooh, that sounds just my cup of tea, I love hearts, esp puffed ones :) I have never used silver clay or cork clay before, but I have made hollow beads with sheet silver, so know about the...
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    Thanks Dennis and Emily, I have bought the art...

    Thanks Dennis and Emily, I have bought the art clay silver paste, my tutor used a leaf and made a beautiful pendant, a compete replica in silver, stunning! I could wait and ask her, but I'm a tad...
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    Using silver paste on a burnable core

    Hello :) I have just bought some silver paste and would love to paint it onto leaves, twigs, petals...that kind of thing to make little silver replicas. Does anybody know of any tutorials that I can...
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    Thanks James, good point. I wasn't really...

    Thanks James, good point. I wasn't really thinking it through properly! Thanks everso for your help people. X x x
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    Oh my actual god! So it IS 991 for a tiny square...

    Oh my actual god! So it IS 991 for a tiny square of 9ct 1mm thick piece that measures 70 Millimetres square? That's mm's not cm's! I won't be offering gold jewellery then. How come you can buy a...
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    The postings are all over the place, did you see...

    The postings are all over the place, did you see my reply Tabby66? ;)
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    I was looking at 9ct, here is the link ...

    I was looking at 9ct, here is the link

    http://www.cooksongold.com/Sheet/9ct-Yellow-DF-Sheet-0.50mm-prcode-CAA-050
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    The price of gold :)

    Hello, I think I may be a bit of a numpty....so I wondered if I could ask a quick question. I have just had a quick look at how much a 70mm square of 9ct 1mm thick gold sheet would be (It's around...
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    I love you lot! You're tops, thank you! Great...

    I love you lot! You're tops, thank you! Great advice and great tips.....I have found in the bottom of my toolbox a metal rod with a diameter of 10mm! Bingo! I will have a go and show you the results...
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    Making a plain round tube/ slider bead

    Hello,

    I would like to make a 20mm long slider bead (tube bead) that fits on a men's chunky leather bracelet, so it will need to have a hole that measures around 8mm to 10mm. I would be making...
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    :-D I certainly will x x

    :-D I certainly will x x
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    Erm, thanks? LOL. I will take that as a 'you...

    Erm, thanks? LOL. I will take that as a 'you don't need to worry about a thing' and duff up the person that told me :)

    Ps nice all in one, good look ;)

    X x x x
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    Working with sheet aluminium

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    Does anybody know the dangers of working with sheet aluminium? Ie using a piercing saw to make jewellery. Should I be wearing gloves/mask etc? I have been informed today that it causes...
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    Hi, thanks all for your replies. I really...

    Hi, thanks all for your replies. I really appreciate it. It is a good idea to send a covering note with silver items, I do that with copper, but will now do the same for my silver pieces. Also,...
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    Sterling Silver rings turning colours!

    Hello, happy saturday..

    I wonder if somebody can help. I have made some rings that have tarnished in a couple of ways. First off, I made them using 2mm round wire and also 1mm silver sheet. The...
  25. Combining handmade lampwork beads and sterling silver

    Hi all, hope you are all having a good weekend. I would like to make a 2mm round sterling silver bangle, with a gorgeous handmade lampwork bead threaded on it. The hole has been made big enough to...
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