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    bespoke price

    Hello everyone.

    Would be great if any of you can share the pricing structure for bespoke orders?
    Do you calculate like retail price ?
    If you use expensive materials like 1ct diamonds, Do you...
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    Emerald cut stone

    Hi. all.

    Cookson forum is always saving my life.

    I have to set an aquamarine, emerald cut, 8X6mm, for earrings.

    I am thinking to use basket setting and give to the setter. the stone is...
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    exactly. also she said she just want to know coz...

    exactly. also she said she just want to know coz she is curious of all and she wanted to pay more if I am loosing money.
    I gave her retail prices of materials very vaguely. but still feel bad to...
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    Yes. exactly. thought about it this way too.

    Yes. exactly. thought about it this way too.
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    ha. yes, exactly

    ha. yes, exactly
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    yes.. I tried to avoid it and gave the retail...

    yes.. I tried to avoid it and gave the retail price of materials. coz I got trade price. but still, they can have look the price of chain in Cooksons. SO I try to be honest and telling them labour...
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    Price question by clients

    Hi Everyone.
    I hope you are all well.
    i have a question.
    as a starting of business, I often uncomfortable to talking about prices to clients.
    I do materials X2 + labour+ etc.

    Then i get...
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    Looks like this is working. Thanks Dannies and...

    Looks like this is working. Thanks Dannies and Jules
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    I will try again. My chain is 0.5mm. Jump ring...

    I will try again.
    My chain is 0.5mm. Jump ring is pretty too. Was thinking to buy Solder paste from cooksons.
    I wish i can have little smith torch n studio. Just complaining about the hand torch....
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    Polishing powder for soldering

    Hi.
    I asked to a jeweller about soldering micro chain to jump ring without melting it. He said i can use polishing power which will stop the solder flew to the chain.
    Anyone know what sort of...
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    Hi Dennis. Thanks a LOT. I will try this once...

    Hi Dennis.
    Thanks a LOT.
    I will try this once liver of sulphur arrive.
    sounds interesting. thanks Gina
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    Is it? I was thinking to add the darkness as an...

    Is it?
    I was thinking to add the darkness as an effect.
    I saw some jewellery brand does it.
    Unless it was pure gold, it should be oxidised? Coz these is little bit of copper and silver in the...
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    oxidising gold

    Hi Everyone.

    Hope everyone is doing alright.
    I wonder if there is any useful patina to oxidise gold..
    I can see few from USA website. cannot find much in UK online.
    it will be great help. ...
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    Flux to melt 24k to 18k gold

    Hi.
    I am melting 24k to 18k with copper and silver.
    I melted copper and silver together first. It came out with irregular colour.
    Then 2nd time, i melted gold and this batch together. I left...
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    Thanks China and Jules Cookson said their copper...

    Thanks China and Jules
    Cookson said their copper sheet is 99.9% pure. not able to tell about copper wire.
    Many wires doesn't say if they are pure copper.
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    where can I buy fine copper

    Dear Masters

    Hope you are all well.

    I wonder where I can buy find copper? I need to use it to melf 24ct gold to 18ct gold.
    Can I buy any copper wire?
    Only need very small grams.

    Many...
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    I can see one call KEE... maybe that is the best...

    I can see one call KEE... maybe that is the best option?

    I am too scared of acid. there was too much warning on the package. so I returned them to the store.. ��
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    Electric gold tester

    Hi. Hope you all well.
    Can anyone recommend me any electric gold tester to be able to analyse 9k-24k and Platinum?
    Are they really working or will it be better to use testing acid?

    Thanks
    Gina
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    helpful thread to read. the hole in my pearl is...

    helpful thread to read.
    the hole in my pearl is 10mm. and wire is 10mm. I wonder if the wire has to be a bit thicker?
    I feel it is a bit loose as the pearl is hallow.
    I used B-6000. not sure...
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    Thank you very much all. should be more...

    Thank you very much all. should be more confidence to cost my jewellery too.
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    pricing handmade gold jewellery

    Hi.

    I am working on the price structure.

    I get this for silver
    2-x (supplies )+ labor + overhead
    Then +30% is wholesale
    2.5x is retail. Shops are charging Retail + Vat

    But when I did to...
  22. Thanks for this. Assay office said this can be...

    Thanks for this.
    Assay office said this can be hallmarked as 14ct.

    so I should be deciding it
    Making 14ct hallmarked cuffs with this gold. Should be ok as Assay result is much higher than...
  23. Can it be cracked this be mix to 14ct ?

    Can it be cracked this be mix to 14ct ?
  24. thanks to taking time to answering this. Do...

    thanks to taking time to answering this.

    Do you mean my 747.8 gold bar can have wrong alloy? or mixing 747.8 and 750 will crack the cuff?

    Melting it again to mix more pure gold, will it weaken...
  25. smelting report went lower than 18ct. need help please...

    I was about to make a cuff with 18ct gold with a lot of scraps. I have asked to scrap dealers to test before the smelting. They confirmed they are mix of lower 18ct and higher 18ct.
    Then I sent it...
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