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    Thank you everyone for those good ideas. I’ll try...

    Thank you everyone for those good ideas. I’ll try the safety pin idea thank you .
    Thank you to Dennis I think that’s a very good idea and think I’ll use a brass brush in future . Some chains were...
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    Tumbling silver chains

    Does anyone have any ideas on preventing silver chains from tangling in tumbler?
    Would they clean up as well in ultrasonic ? I have a small ultrasonic but not really used it . Any thoughts welcome
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    Hi This beautiful peridot is my colour entry ....

    Hi This beautiful peridot is my colour entry . 11696
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    Hi Dennis , I really like your adjustable ring...

    Hi Dennis , I really like your adjustable ring idea . I will have to try it thank you
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    Thank you Wallace , I wouldn't have known to mark...

    Thank you Wallace , I wouldn't have known to mark where you want hallmark to go with a black sharpie. That's a really useful answer . I'll make sure I do that when I send my work in
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    Where to place solder seam on a stone set ring

    Hi everyone .i have usually put the solder seam under the setting but realise that this might cause problems if ring needs resizing. Have just registered for hallmarking by lazer and note that the...
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    Hi I've taken a picture but not sure how to get...

    Hi I've taken a picture but not sure how to get it on this forum http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/22/75fb9c14f963791339495a15907e5b29.jpg
    Hope this helps my email is pfowbert@icloud..com

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    Hi john , I'll take a picture for you but it's...

    Hi john , I'll take a picture for you but it's not set up on bench at the moment .


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    Hi John , I don't have an engraver , but I have a...

    Hi John , I don't have an engraver , but I have a GRS Benchmate system for sale in classifieds if you are interested .
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    GRS Benchmate for sale . Little used .

    Fantastic piece of equipment if you are into stone setting . Holds work firmly so you can use both hands to work on your piece . Adjustable and movable in all directions to gain access to your work ....
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    Thank you Dennis for that information , I suppose...

    Thank you Dennis for that information , I suppose if there is not much solder in the scrap then less fine silver will be needed .
    I just wondered if the heating process made the metal brittle or...
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    Recycling scrap silver

    I read somewhere that you should add fine silver to scrap sterling when melting, can anyone tell me what proportion of fine silver to add and what difference does it make ?
    What happens if you...
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    *SOLD* rotary tool hanger

    *SOLD* rotary tool hanger
  14. Thread: Cloisoine

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    Not heard of that , did a search online but...

    Not heard of that , did a search online but didn't see that one , thanks for your help will look for it now
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    Thank you Dennis , I think rolling down round...

    Thank you Dennis , I think rolling down round wire sounds ok , will try that and follow your tips, can use rolling mill at jewellery class .
  16. Thread: Cloisoine

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    Cloisoine

    Does anyone know where I can get the flat 'cloisoine' wire for enameling ?
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    Thank you James , for your expert reply, have...

    Thank you James , for your expert reply, have only used the small canister gas before and wanted to to be sure and safe with the Seivert torch. I want to try my hand at enamelling with a torch .
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    Sievert torch set up

    Can anyone tell me how to set the regulator for a Seivert propane torch. it appears to be a fixed regulator with no numbers on it but knob turns left and right . What difference does it make ?
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    PMC shrinkage

    The ruler has the measurements for unfired PMC and the measurements for fired Pmc so you can calculate what size you need to make your piece allowing for shrinkage.
    I know you can get one from...
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    PMC Shrinkage

    Where can I buy a Shrinkage ruler in the UK?:~:
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    I think you could be right about the heat being...

    I think you could be right about the heat being too high before the solder melts , and yes I am using hard solder . I think heating the firebrick sounds like a clever idea. You are also right about...
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    soldering the join on the bezel ring before...

    soldering the join on the bezel ring before attaching to the back plate . Have done quite a few bigger bezels without a problem, but i'm stuck with this one.
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    soldering small bezels

    I am having trouble soldering the join on a bezel of 7 x 5 mm either the join springs apart , the bezel melts at the join or the solder only fill half the seam . I have a little pile of scrapped...
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    rotary tool hanger- sold

    Rotary hanger - Sold
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    jewellery making book -SOLD

    book now sold
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