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  1. Thread: Silver rusting?

    by Rotsco
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    Thank you Dennis, I've been totally at a loss....

    Thank you Dennis, I've been totally at a loss.
    Will clean it up as described.
  2. Thread: Silver rusting?

    by Rotsco
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    Silver rusting?

    Hi everyone, hoping you can shed some light on what I'm seeing here.

    This is just a little piece I recently made for a friend, but I'm confused as to what looks like rust showing up in some...
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    Hi LedburyJosh, I can't advise anywhere near...

    Hi LedburyJosh,

    I can't advise anywhere near the depth that Dennis can, but I've always used something called CA (cyanoacrylate) glue.
    I get it at a local hobby/craft/modelmaking store.

    How...
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    So many approaches, genuinely appreciate the...

    So many approaches, genuinely appreciate the help.
    I ended up using the mitre jig approach China suggested and it worked a charm!
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    Thank you China. I'm a having a little bit of a...

    Thank you China. I'm a having a little bit of a hard time picturing what you mean, but will experiment this evening.
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    Thank you both, I appreciate the advice. I think...

    Thank you both, I appreciate the advice.
    I think I'll try both methods and see which one feels the most achievable for me.

    China: I do have a smaller version of that mitre jig, but I've only used...
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    Shank to base question

    Hello all, I was hoping I could ask if anyone could give me some advice on what is probably a non-issue for most of you.

    Lately, I've been having trouble attaching my ring shanks to the base and...
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    I apologise if I've caused any offence in any...

    I apologise if I've caused any offence in any way, or seemed ungrateful.
    Truth told it's been a trying year for a lot of people, and I'm seeing more and more people reach out online for some sense...
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    I've been here a millisecond so maybe I have a...

    I've been here a millisecond so maybe I have a differing perspective but is there a reason these posts aren't taken at face value?

    Using the Cartier necklace post as an example it could be that...
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    So much to learn! I love it. For some reason,...

    So much to learn! I love it.

    For some reason, It never occurred to me to treat the coin like a cabochon. I saw copper, and silver and soldered them together.
    The whole point was to treat the coin...
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    Protecting Original Patina.

    Hello again all, If possible I'd like some advice on how I might tackle this.

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    The above is my attempt at using an ancient copper coin in a piece of jewellery.
    While going about things as...
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    Oh I can appreciate that Caroline, I'm sure...

    Oh I can appreciate that Caroline, I'm sure you've all seen some strange things here,.
    As part of my work history I've been taking product photos for a long time. Glad they look presentable.

    I'm...
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    Hello and thanks, Dennis - I took advice from...

    Hello and thanks,
    Dennis - I took advice from another post I made about shank embellishments and the correct process/procedure, which helped in making 2 of these. I even took your advice on a...
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    A few more recent pieces completed (with advice...

    A few more recent pieces completed (with advice taken from forum members)
    Please let me know what you see that needs attention, I'm striving to get a little better each time.

    Thanks for your time.
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    Thanks, a ring bending tool is on my ever-growing...

    Thanks, a ring bending tool is on my ever-growing list of tools I'm working towards.
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    Amazing, thank you both.

    Amazing, thank you both.
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    Thank you! I read through a lot of information...

    Thank you!

    I read through a lot of information on clamping devices here which has helped a lot.
    I think my main hurdle was forming the embellishment to be exactly the same profile so that...
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    Shank & Embellishment forming question

    Hello all, I'm hoping I can get your guidance on the correct process here. Apologies if this is in the incorrect place,.

    Basically, I'm trying to create a ring shank with an embellishment on the...
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    Thank you, appreciate the comment

    Thank you, appreciate the comment
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    New to Forum, New to Jewellery..

    Hi All, Hoping to gauge thoughts and opinions on the pieces I've created recently.

    As a first post here I should explain I have no real training, just a desire to create things I'd be interested...
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