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  1. Thank you both for your answers. It was just the...

    Thank you both for your answers. It was just the way I've seen it done, but will try in the original layer as per your suggestions. Thanks again!
  2. imbedding tiny gold elements into wet enamel before firing

    Hi,
    I will be experimenting with enamelling and have a question, please. I will be wet packing the enamel into a formed recess shape in my sterling silver pendant that has been cast specifically for...
  3. Thread: DF, HB gold wire

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    Thank you very much. It would be useful to know...

    Thank you very much. It would be useful to know what properties all these alloys have so that a good choice can be made when purchasing. I might call Cooksons. Thank you for explaining.
    Nat
  4. Thread: DF, HB gold wire

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    DF, HB gold wire

    Evening,
    What do DF and HB letters mean when describing yellow gold wire please?

    Thank you.
    Nat
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    Thank you.

    Thank you.
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    22ct yellow gold solder panels, extra easy

    Hi,
    Does anyone know the exact composition of the above solder, please? Thank you.

    Nat
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    Thank you Dennis. I never had to use anti-flux...

    Thank you Dennis. I never had to use anti-flux before, but felt this particular piece needed it due to intricate pattern that would be impossible to clean. I tried to wash the rouge off the way you...
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    can rouge go into safety pickle

    Hi,
    I'm painting powdered rouge onto my silver to restrict the flow of solder. How do I clean my silver after soldering, please? Is it safe to stick it all into my pickle as I think the rouge...
  9. Multi Magnification Led Bench Lamp 5 Type from Cooksons

    Hi, I wondered if anyone has experience using this lamp: Multi Magnification Led Bench Lamp 5 Type from Cooksons. How good is it and is it good when doing piercing work or will I be hitting the light...
  10. Thank you very much Dennis!

    Thank you very much Dennis!
  11. how do I imprint a pattern from a piece of wood onto my metal please?

    I have a piece of wood and would like to print/press the texture of its surface in some way onto my silver, but I don't want to cast the entire piece piece of wood due to its large size. One...
  12. Thread: riveting wheel

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    Thank you very much Dennis for the detailed...

    Thank you very much Dennis for the detailed advice!
    Nat
  13. Thread: riveting wheel

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    riveting wheel

    I'm making silver rivets for the first time. Is there a way of making smooth edges, please? Also - what and how do I use Bush burr riveting wheel for, please? Thanks very much!
    Nat
  14. Thank you, yes many people say that.

    Thank you, yes many people say that.
  15. Thank you for your advice!

    Thank you for your advice!
  16. GRS Multi-Purpose vice or GRS Standard Block vice?

    Hi there,
    I know most jewellers use a ball shaped block vice for stone setting and engraving of small jewellery pieces, rings in particular. But I have also spoken to a couple of jewellers who have...
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