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  1. Hi HJC Jewellery can give you many highs and...

    Hi HJC

    Jewellery can give you many highs and smack you in the face just when you're floating on cloud 9,

    The groove in your silver ring where the gold wire sat means you overheated the ring and...
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    A few moons ago I was teaching a group of...

    A few moons ago I was teaching a group of students at Brums Jewellery School, the question that was put to me was "What is the difference between the tumbler and the magnetic polisher" both were...
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    Solder from a syringe has a life of its own, if...

    Solder from a syringe has a life of its own, if you go back into the archives of this forum you will have hours of fun catching up, things to watch for.

    ● The fumes rising from the paste when...
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    Hi Darran Did you strip the silver plate off...

    Hi Darran

    Did you strip the silver plate off with nitric acid ? The pit marks look familiar, it's a practice that is carried out quite often at my place of work but not with brass because the...
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    Hi Jasdir The answer to your question is yes,...

    Hi Jasdir

    The answer to your question is yes, there is a dealer in Brums JQ where they put your scrap silver, gold what ever in what looks like a mini microwave with a scale and the machine will...
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    It's strange how some folks see things, a...

    It's strange how some folks see things, a necklace around a celebrity's neck might be a sort after piece of jewellery although they can't really see it, and that brings us back to the question "What...
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    Photography

    Photography has always been one of my passions, I even put it before jewellery! I had a dark room and spent hours developing and printing my 35mm pictures, and I still own 2 light boxes which were...
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    Yep! the join would be a dull copper colour ........

    Yep! the join would be a dull copper colour ..... Carlton
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    Could you show us a picture of the finished piece...

    Could you show us a picture of the finished piece please, personally I would use brass solder (melting temperature of over 1000c)

    Carlton
  10. Thread: Hi

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    Hi Jules, Welcome to the house of fun ...

    Hi Jules,

    Welcome to the house of fun

    Carlton
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    Hi Rylkan Welcome to the hive of information....

    Hi Rylkan

    Welcome to the hive of information. :welcome:
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    Hi Moo My partner who has a great deal of...

    Hi Moo

    My partner who has a great deal of knowledge on this subject will answer your query,

    Hi Moo :) there are good elastics and not so good so spend as much as you can afford is the best...
  13. Thread: Jump rings

    by Moon Willow
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    Jump Rings

    It all depends on how many rings you require, at work I have a Proxxon table top circular saw and at home in the workshop surprise surprise I use knitting needles wound up in my rechargeable drill....
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    I agree with Peter, I've repaired a few of these...

    I agree with Peter, I've repaired a few of these over the years and what happens the 2 square edges that touch, the tongue and the inside edge of the bangle start wear (become rounded) that's why the...
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    Sawpiercing is the life blood to the regalia...

    Sawpiercing is the life blood to the regalia industry and I have been involved in it for nearly 45 years and teaching for at least 20
    I've used beeswax all my working life probably because I don't...
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    You're welcome, it will be interesting to hear...

    You're welcome, it will be interesting to hear the feedback.
    Carlton
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    I've tried all of those blades and I must say I...

    I've tried all of those blades and I must say I found the "Laser Gold" as much use as a chocolate teapot, I actually broke the first blade within seconds, 3 blades later they were in the bin (they...
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    Okay "Dart" sawblades. .... I gave Mick & Nick a...

    Okay "Dart" sawblades. .... I gave Mick & Nick a call today 01473657070 in Ipswich nick@asic-sa.com company name E.M.C
    I told them I was going to put the information on this site and they said "no...
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    I will post details tonight when I come home from...

    I will post details tonight when I come home from work of how to get your hands on these "Dart" sawblades.

    Carlton
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    I get a sheet of emery put double sided tape on...

    I get a sheet of emery put double sided tape on the rear and then cut strips off, place them onto my needle files or anything lying around which I think is suitable.
    Carlton
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    Hi Wallace, There's hardly a working day goes...

    Hi Wallace,

    There's hardly a working day goes by without my sawframe being used and I've been handed sawblades to try from various shops in "The Jewellery Quarter " personally I didn't like any of...
  22. Thread: Optivisors

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    My Optivisor has been gathering dust for the last...

    My Optivisor has been gathering dust for the last few years and I've just been using the bog standard 3 x magnification glasses
    you can pick up from the chemist for 10, these give me far more...
  23. Thread: Hey!

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    Hi Ronja, welcome to the hive of discussion and...

    Hi Ronja, welcome to the hive of discussion and information :welcome:

    Carlton
  24. Thread: hello

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    Hi Eleanor :welcome: to the house of fun, your...

    Hi Eleanor :welcome: to the house of fun, your enthusiasm for Jewellery making shines through,
    I hope you find lots of useful information here.

    Carlton
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    When I was a young whippersnapper apprentice many...

    When I was a young whippersnapper apprentice many moons ago my solder used to have a will of its own I developed what I thought was an ingenious plan, I heated the spilled solder up to melting point...
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