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    Gold Plating Services

    Hi guys!

    Does anyone have a tried and testing Gold Plating company they use in the UK? I've reached out to several in the last few weeks and have heard nothing in response, or else they're not...
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    Lost wax casting

    Hey everyone! Quick question about lost wax casting. Iíve done quite a few pieces this way in the past, however Iíve never been able to master carving delicate ring shanks (they always break on me!)...
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    I’ve never noticed that before! Thank you so much...

    I’ve never noticed that before! Thank you so much for pointing that out, it’s a huge help. I’ll give it a go this weekend ��
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    I don’t imagine a bushy flame is something I’d be...

    I don’t imagine a bushy flame is something I’d be able to achieve with a dremel hand torch, is it? I do need to upgrade but I’m terrified of the professional setups ��

    I’ll give a go to keeping...
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    Bruising/pitting in 9ct gold

    Hi everyone

    I've recently started to play around with 9ct yellow gold, and just finished this little opal ring and stacking band. I'm pretty happy with it, but after taking the attached photo, I...
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    That’s great! Thank you for your help �� and that...

    That’s great! Thank you for your help �� and that ring looks beautiful! Will definitely give this a go x
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    Thinking I may need to invest in a Foredom hammer...

    Thinking I may need to invest in a Foredom hammer handpiece in that case .. not sure I’d have the skill to set such a heavy heel with punch and hammer by hand ��
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    Setting Question

    Hi everyone

    So I've been making jewellery for over a year now (a lot of lost wax casting) and i've been playing with stone setting for a few months - I've mastered standard bezels, gypsy/flush...
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    Thanks for your speedy reply, James, that’s great...

    Thanks for your speedy reply, James, that’s great to know. So could I remove the flash gilding applied to the chain with some light abrasive action? Or would that just be stupid? I prefer the look of...
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    9ct yellow gold question

    Hey guys, I have what I bet is a quick question in regard to 9ct yellow gold. Iíve worked exclusively in silver up until this point but thought Iíd try my hand at a gold piece. I did a little wax...
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    Gold Plated Hallmark Question

    Hey guys,

    I'm brand new to the forum and also pretty new to jewellery making - I've been self-training since December in lost wax casting, and up until now I've been creating in silver. As I'm a...
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