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    ceri i meant the notice in your link not you...

    ceri i meant the notice in your link not you personally [emoji15] {and what a swindle charging £10 robbing tikes}

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    rather misleading in that the dealer notice is...

    rather misleading in that the dealer notice is required for hallmarked precious metals.

    If you are working exclusively under the threshold as many people who only use silver do and dont have a...
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    No need to be snide Dennis. Apologies freely...

    No need to be snide Dennis.

    Apologies freely given I was looking at it with my specs off and it looked like the mixed profiles. But even the mixed ones have sufficient useable ones to represent...
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    My partner is a glass artist and I often use...

    My partner is a glass artist and I often use small pieces for jewellery.

    Firstly as Dennis said buy cheap diamond bits, although the set he linked to is like most full of shapes you may never...
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    Oh dear Oh Lord! 😨😂😂😂 Sent from my SM-N910F...

    Oh dear Oh Lord! 😨😂😂😂

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  6. Thread: Gold leaf

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    The gold should be perfectly durable for wear, as...

    The gold should be perfectly durable for wear, as it's applied to statues that are outdoors and chatsworth house has gold leaf window frames as it is more durable than paint.

    I would use gold...
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    Faith I had exactly the same problems as you with...

    Faith I had exactly the same problems as you with bezels and as I like to pierce the back a really flush fit is essential.

    I was (unreasonably? ) intimidated by hard solder but I have met 3...
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    Have you sold everything tabby66? Sent from my...

    Have you sold everything tabby66?

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    Sorry for the slow replies I have been out of...

    Sorry for the slow replies I have been out of action due to surgery!

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    Thanks petal they sell the chain loose too.....

    Thanks petal they sell the chain loose too.. Perfect!

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    James you clearly haven't got fingers like...

    James you clearly haven't got fingers like mine... 😆

    Or eyesight as dodgy as me either..

    I beggared up 3mm links I couldn't do 1.5s lol

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    I saw a young lady at art in action using 6mm rod...

    I saw a young lady at art in action using 6mm rod to make chain links.. I was particularly impressed as she was petite to say the least..

    I can't imagine a 6mm ring on a finger unless it was a...
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    Hi David I have lol. Unfortunately most of the...

    Hi David I have lol. Unfortunately most of the chains that have been in stock are too fancy or too big 😮

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    I use a £1 flexible neck lighter I got in tesco....

    I use a £1 flexible neck lighter I got in tesco. Keep the gas low and light your lighter below the nozzle and bring it up in to the gas.

    I find with mine sometimes the gas burns away from the...
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    Rose gold on sterling silver?

    Hi all, I'm having a dilemma.

    I have been asked to make some statement earrings for a customer using pearls and rose gold plated silver and I happily said yes thinking it was no problem..
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  16. Thread: Sea theme pendant

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    Alexandrite is my favorite gem so I am just a...

    Alexandrite is my favorite gem so I am just a little envious you bought and kept three!

    The earring is very covetable too..



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  17. Thread: Ammolite pendant

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    That's a nice piece of ammolite. As Dennis said...

    That's a nice piece of ammolite. As Dennis said it's most prized form can be too jarring for some eyes. Its often fairly expensive and I worry about getting a buyer for it too..

    My understanding...
  18. Thread: Golden Eye.

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    None of them are shabby Dennis but the last one...

    None of them are shabby Dennis but the last one gives me the willies a bit because it is so real.. 😆 fishy 2 is full of character and the kind of jewellery my mum would have loved too so it's my...
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    Brilliant chart and answers a lot of confusing...

    Brilliant chart and answers a lot of confusing questions for me too! I was wondering what the optimum packet size was too.. If you don't make much stock in a month it's more likely you have to send...
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    I'm with Faith..! Although I didn't intend to...

    I'm with Faith..!

    Although I didn't intend to progress to cut stones I do wish I was younger (and richer!) to give serious consideration to learning enough to even attempt that!

    I noticed the...
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    Assaying a piece is only certifying what it is...

    Assaying a piece is only certifying what it is made of. If you recycle scrap gold and offer it for general sale you have to mark it over minimum weight to sell it as gold.

    There is no legal...
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    It depends how you are intending using the...

    It depends how you are intending using the diamonds, but my initial thought would be to use a featherweight headpin through the middle, then using either the tip of round nose pliers or a small drill...
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    If you know the provenance of the metal and you...

    If you know the provenance of the metal and you are having it remodelled for your own use you are less likely to want a piece hallmarked.. Especially if it is charged for in addition to the work.
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    Faith depending what size you need jewellerymaker...

    Faith depending what size you need jewellerymaker TV channel is good for inexpensive cabs.. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170117/21ef4535b8caebe2ac337ac61e3ac3a0.jpg

    This labradorite was one...
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    I have noticed on a couple of Andrew Berry video...

    I have noticed on a couple of Andrew Berry video tutorials he is remodelling customer's unwanted jewellery.. If it is your own scrap or unloved piece hallmarking is not really a big selling point.. ...
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