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    Making a pendant part 4 Attachment ring wedged...

    Making a pendant part 4

    Attachment ring wedged in position.
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    Everything soldered together.
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    All done with stone fitted.
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    Making a pendant part 3... Bezel pierced....

    Making a pendant part 3...

    Bezel pierced.
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    Posts soldered to bezel.
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    Spacer fitted to position bottom plate.
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    Making a pendant part 2... Preparing to polish...

    Making a pendant part 2...

    Preparing to polish difficult to reach side of bottom.
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    Bottom plate fitted and bezel strip cut.
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    Bezel soldered closed.
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    Making a pendant...

    After everything I learned on here I thought I will add something to the forum. It is an overview of the process I use to create a pendant where I took a bit of time out to snap pictures with my...
  5. I have the same problem with gold d-wire (9ct)...

    I have the same problem with gold d-wire (9ct) bought from cooksons. I have tried everything I can think of including working under extremely clean condition. I am trying to make a ring and have...
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    Hi. Sorry for the belated reply, Tapatalk does...

    Hi. Sorry for the belated reply, Tapatalk does not want to talk to this forum for some reason.
    Thanks Dennis. I have already worked through John Cogswell’s Creative stone setting and I will see if I...
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    Technical books

    Hi. As you may know I am in my self-appointed ‘apprenticeship’ and in need of more information at the moment. Books that I have managed to collect so far, video courses and information obtained from...
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    I am also in Teesside and had a look at this site...

    I am also in Teesside and had a look at this site for interest sake. Something did catch my eye though... Is it really that expensive to have an item laser-marked?
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    I have heard about this 'cardboard' before but...

    I have heard about this 'cardboard' before but could not figure out whether it is frowned upon or not. I also detect a negative vibe with 'stone gluing - was once told that a good setting is any...
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    SteveLOA Got that - describe 925 hallmarked...

    SteveLOA

    Got that - describe 925 hallmarked item as 925 only. With regards to the trades description act... I would think my description, although very long-winded, meets all the requirements of...
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    Thank you for everybody's responses to this - it...

    Thank you for everybody's responses to this - it is highly appreciated and I now have a better understanding of the whole issue.

    SteveLOA - Would I be allowed to describe it as 'fine silver...
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    Hi Denis I have attached the chain permanently...

    Hi Denis
    I have attached the chain permanently and fine silver makes up the larger portion of metal used by far. The chain is "woven" together with closed 999 loops which ensures structural strength...
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    Hallmarking of multiple metals

    I have followed the hallmarking discussion with Hans with interest and would like some clarity if possible. I have made a filigree pendant consisting of a sterling frame and fine silver filigree with...
  14. Stop beating yourself over the head PJ, what you...

    Stop beating yourself over the head PJ, what you do not know you do not know and asking questions is the only way to get past that sort of hurdle. I know how to anneal silver and cannot wait to see...
  15. Rebecca - Aparently the most common size ring (in...

    Rebecca - Aparently the most common size ring (in the UK at least) is size 'M'. I cannot vouch for the accuracy of this but it does seem to be an average size looking at 'average' woman (average as...
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    Hi, welcome to the UK. Provided you are not...

    Hi, welcome to the UK.

    Provided you are not looking for some special gas you can get it from most petrol stations - You will see the Calor Gas enclosure on the property. The first time you will...
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    Hallo Forum

    Hi, my name is Frans Conradie and since I am new to this forum the right thing to do seems to introduce myself – something easier said than done.

    I am trained, educated and experienced in the...
  18. Okay... Thanks ps_bond. I am also absolutely new...

    Okay... Thanks ps_bond. I am also absolutely new to any type of forum and probably did not read enough to figure out the URL restriction.
  19. New website ready (I hope!) for your feedback.

    I am new to all aspects of jewellery making and marketing and have created a website REMOVED as the 'seed' which I hope can later become a fulltime occupation. Please have a look and give some...
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