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  1. Thread: copper plate

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    Alternatively, unless you can identify the assay...

    Alternatively, unless you can identify the assay office it could be just the makers mark and turn out to be plated. Dennis.
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    From memory, the anti tarnish bath requires...

    From memory, the anti tarnish bath requires expensive equipment and is only appropriate for large volume output.

    Anti tarnish strips, or tabs, which are cheap and plentiful on line, can be added...
  3. Thread: copper plate

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    Hi Billy, you cant really ruin gold by soldering...

    Hi Billy, you cant really ruin gold by soldering and pickling.

    Is it new gold from a reputable dealer or re-cycled from something old?
    If recycled, did it have a British hallmark, or was it just...
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    Well, post her the plastic sizer set (cost about...

    Well, post her the plastic sizer set (cost about 1.50), make sure you have a matching stick, and you'll have it perfect. Dennis.
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    Hi Noora, and welcome to the forum. Sizing rings...

    Hi Noora, and welcome to the forum.
    Sizing rings can be very frustrating unless you are very strict about it. Certainly trying work it out by measuring the circumference of a finger directly is a...
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    Cookson have a set including mandrels. Quite...

    Cookson have a set including mandrels. Quite expensive, but ideal for small objects.
    Unfortunately once used on brass, they will get too dirty for silver.

    You can use three per mandrel or four...
  7. Thread: Help with Gimp

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    I would normally have sent the pendant on its...

    I would normally have sent the pendant on its own.

    The assay office might be willing handle it already on its necklace. Ring them and ask. I would say that the beads and stringing are irrelevant...
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    No they look fine. Every extra wiggle will harden...

    No they look fine. Every extra wiggle will harden them more.
    I dont like working with brass because its rather dirty, but radial disks will clean a ring up Dennis.
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    No it's not American. It could be the internal...

    No it's not American. It could be the internal diameter in mm, or something quite other.

    Check it out with something that can be sent and verified with your own ring stick, such as Cooksons...
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    Dear Patni. It's always a pleasure to watch...

    Dear Patni.
    It's always a pleasure to watch someone else working, rather than working yourself.
    The video you posted is about soldering a chain, but the screw earring one would be more...
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    Hi Douglas, and welcome. Here is the size chart...

    Hi Douglas, and welcome.
    Here is the size chart donated by one of our valued members, Sleeping Dragon:

    http://www.sleepingdragon.co.uk/uploads/2/6/0/9/26090340/ring_metal_sizes_1-3mm_a-z6.pdf ...
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    I have watched this thread develop and have not...

    I have watched this thread develop and have not joined in because I dont do stamping.
    However as one who likes to keep things simple, I can't help wondering why anyone would want to mix their own...
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    Hi Tia, and welcome. This was posted by a member...

    Hi Tia, and welcome.
    This was posted by a member no longer with us, but you might be able to find him:
    https://www.cooksongold.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6305 Dennis.
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    Hi Trippy, and welcome. I suspect most people...

    Hi Trippy, and welcome. I suspect most people would not solder it at all, but just close it as perfectly as possible. It looks stout enough to resist opening again.

    However If you feel more...
  15. Thread: Brooch Pin

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    But extra easy solder is cheap and worth...

    But extra easy solder is cheap and worth ordering, because it extends the hierarchy of solders when you need it.
    Cookson will send it by return. Dennis.
  16. Thread: Brooch Pin

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    Well you're battle scarred but much wiser,...

    Well you're battle scarred but much wiser, Sheena. I guess for the very last soldering of the bezels onto the bar, I would have used extra easy solder placed inside.
    The truth is you have packed...
  17. Thread: Brooch Pin

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    It's looking beautiful, but why is the flower...

    It's looking beautiful, but why is the flower blue? Is it just a trick of the light? Dennis.
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    That's sad, but don't give up. To be accepted,...

    That's sad, but don't give up. To be accepted, the file size needs to be reduced to around 700Kb, or less.
    My routine way of posting pictures is to Go Advanced, click on the paper clip, and go on...
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    Certainly a novel idea, but needs testing. An...

    Certainly a novel idea, but needs testing.
    An immediate problem I can foresee is that it comes in large tubes and you only use minute amounts at a time. The rest might harden, before you need to...
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    Thank you Bob, I now found something similar on...

    Thank you Bob, I now found something similar on amazon UK, and have ordered it to try out: https://www.amazon.co.uk/s?k=Uchida+Jewel+Picker-Double+Ended%2C&ref=nb_sb_noss_2.

    For glueing it's...
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    Hello Jourdana and welcome to the forum. There is...

    Hello Jourdana and welcome to the forum. There is a choice of glues: Epoxy is slower to set, but requires two parts to be dispensed accurately and well mixed. Gel superglue is more convenient but...
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    Yes, it is more difficult to join two loose...

    Yes, it is more difficult to join two loose pieces. But if you were to score and bend into an L-shape, it would be self supporting just to run solder into the crevice. And two of those will then...
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    My second picture shows four prong basket...

    My second picture shows four prong basket settings connected by jump rings. Is that not what you are after then? Dennis.
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    I'm puzzled by what you say Theresa, because L...

    I'm puzzled by what you say Theresa, because L shaped pieces will stand on edge as shown in your picture without any other support. Dennis.
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    First you need to have a method of scoring your...

    First you need to have a method of scoring your metal. You can use a scorer, and a ruler, But it requires strong fingers and tends to slip.
    I prefer a mini mitre box, with wood in the bottom, and a...
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