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    They look really lovely so well done :) Your...

    They look really lovely so well done :)

    Your finishing looks alot higher standard than most sea glass items others make as well. I feel its a item thats let down by have a go heros bashing out...
  2. Yeah Its a fair suggestion. I have only sold...

    Yeah Its a fair suggestion. I have only sold multi's so far so i may we end up not polishing anymore basic glass.
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    I thought as much, So is this quartz worth...

    I thought as much, So is this quartz worth anything then? I always thought it was a cheap gemstone

    Thanks
    Mick
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    Is this definitely Quartz? I find alot of it when...

    Is this definitely Quartz? I find alot of it when picking and im going to polish a load up soon. As i love the way it looks.

    I would gladly send some to people on here to play with once i do a...
  5. Its a double edged sword to me. In one way...

    Its a double edged sword to me.

    In one way its a thing of beauty and a reminder of Englands industrious past, and in the other a reminder of our lack or respect for the planet. At least its a non...
  6. Thread: Adhesive

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    Hey EEkoh I have used some loctite glass glue...

    Hey EEkoh

    I have used some loctite glass glue on some top drilled glass and it seems to work well. It is clear setting and states in can bond just about anything to glass. Its 3 a tube so not to...
  7. :funny: HaHa

    :funny:

    HaHa
  8. Yeah Scotland has a few places as does the West...

    Yeah Scotland has a few places as does the West Coast near Cumbria etc. Whitby has the jet too and Sunderland has some as well due to the glass works it used to have.

    I am not just saying this...
  9. It has to be as it is :). Seaham had the...

    It has to be as it is :).

    Seaham had the largest glass factory in the WORLD in its day. Hundreds if not thousands of tonnes of scrap glass was dumped into the North Sea by them and over the...
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    I am using a budget pillar drill at the moment...

    I am using a budget pillar drill at the moment and find it perfectly adequate for the job. I am used to super accurate milling machines etc but have found a pillar drill more than up the the task if...
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    If your tumbler is not rotating it is usually a...

    If your tumbler is not rotating it is usually a friction related issue (Lack of lubrication). I have the same unit but larger and had issues myself until i got to terms with it.

    Long term i am...
  12. Thank You for all the replies. I tried the...

    Thank You for all the replies.

    I tried the local post office and it was under 15 so i am happy with that and hopefully my customers will be too :)

    I hope i will be doing alot of international...
  13. Yes it is 100% Real sea glass myself and my...

    Yes it is 100% Real sea glass myself and my partner pick from Seaham Beach. It is getting very hard to find now though as the beaches are full of pickers these days.

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    Its takes...
  14. I have to say as well to everyone. I had no idea...

    I have to say as well to everyone. I had no idea that posting in here would be classed as for personal gain if thats the general consensus.

    I posted those pictures because i wanted the opinion of...
  15. I agree you have to give back and i haven't much,...

    I agree you have to give back and i haven't much, but i am in reality very new to this and hope i can contribute a lot more as my experience grows :)

    I may well take more than i give until my...
  16. Thank You. Our whole reasoning behind it was...

    Thank You.

    Our whole reasoning behind it was to try and offer a sleeker alternative to the raw glass.

    The only downside is when you go this far to work on the finish the rejection rate...
  17. I think its pretty self explanatory that the...

    I think its pretty self explanatory that the ethos of every forum is to help everyone. Its also pretty shameful to try and draw me into debate about this and imply i do not belong here when in...
  18. Are you sure as i have just tried and the...

    Are you sure as i have just tried and the registration box can be clicked away to see the images. Let me know if you still have issues and ill try and present them another way.

    Thanks
    Mick
  19. I have just had to wrap up my last business at...

    I have just had to wrap up my last business at great loss due to everyone simply copying what i did over using me for the service. I have a family to feed and im sick of people taking advantage of my...
  20. International Shipping- How do you arrange yours cost effectively?

    Hello Everyone,

    As the title states i am looking for tips on how to set-up cost effective international shipping.

    The quotes i have been receiving are ridiculous and customers will not pay it...
  21. Finally have our Seaglass just how we want it- What do you think?

    Well after alot of testing and development we finally have our sea glass shining with a mirror finish :D

    I think this shows the glass off 1000 times better than just whamming a hole in it that...
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    Gold (yellow and white) Pinch bails

    Hello Everyone,

    We are looking for gold pinch bails and are really struggling to find any, any ct will do beyond 9 as i would just be happy to find some anyway.

    Thanks
    Mick
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    http://www.cooksongold.com/forum/showthread.php?t=...

    http://www.cooksongold.com/forum/showthread.php?t=9300

    Theres some examples of what we have found on that thread :)
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    We are near Durham. The largest glass factory in...

    We are near Durham. The largest glass factory in the world at one time was in seaham so we get lots of gems popping up :)

    To find sea glass you need lots of stones and tidal movement. It comes...
  25. Thats why i was asking on here, the timescales...

    Thats why i was asking on here, the timescales online vary wildly but we are running a batch for a very long spell now to see how it turns out

    I am hoping it was the low quality of the zinc oxide...
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