Search:

Type: Posts; User: Sheen; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Replies
    4
    Views
    41

    Try the website alchemy and ice and their supply...

    Try the website alchemy and ice and their supply of vintaj brass shapes (American made) alternately go to the source, i think vintaj is an offshoot of beadsmith?
  2. Replies
    4
    Views
    56

    Love the textured setting and it looks a really...

    Love the textured setting and it looks a really well fitted stone to me, can't see any wonkiness. I love thick bezels, would like to try it one day :)
  3. Replies
    5
    Views
    88

    Beautiful, Dennis. That's a classy bit of silver

    Beautiful, Dennis. That's a classy bit of silver
  4. Replies
    4
    Views
    106

    Brilliant dennis, I was reading about that...

    Brilliant dennis, I was reading about that battery effect and then you write about it. It's good to know that i can solder/ rivet copper to silver as long as it's away from the skin. I was starting...
  5. Replies
    4
    Views
    106

    So that would be about 3 mm's either side, so I'm...

    So that would be about 3 mm's either side, so I'm essentially making a giant tube rivet? :)
  6. Replies
    4
    Views
    106

    silver ring liner

    the easiest way to give a copper band a silver ring liner. I take i I should use fine silver? I have no ring stretcher, just basic tools.
  7. Replies
    10
    Views
    171

    Maybe sit on it for a couple of days, then go...

    Maybe sit on it for a couple of days, then go with your instincts. I'd forgotten you already had a kc :)
  8. Replies
    10
    Views
    171

    I love mine, I was chosing between this one and...

    I love mine, I was chosing between this one and that beautiful looking circular framed black one. I bought mine so I could take the tension off the blade easily (as I have long spells of not using...
  9. Replies
    8
    Views
    184

    I just love planning where to put the prongs,...

    I just love planning where to put the prongs, there's two videos I really rate, one is by Kim 12 months of metal on kernow crafts tutorials section, the other on you tube is by joe silvera,...
  10. Replies
    8
    Views
    184

    Thanks, Denis I hadn't thought of that. I...

    Thanks, Denis I hadn't thought of that. I realised doing this one that if you're going to make your prongs long and pointy, I'm going to have to make sure they're really flat to the stone or they...
  11. Replies
    8
    Views
    184

    Prong set ring

    I've used the number 2 barrette file already to shape the prongs on this sea glass ring, my first soldered ring. I struggled to get the ends of my prongs completely flat to the stone, they are 0.8mm...
  12. Replies
    8
    Views
    184

    I think I've decided to keep it. Been making a...

    I think I've decided to keep it. Been making a few mistakes recently due to headache. Thanks China and Dennis. Hope you're both enjoying making things at the moment.
  13. Replies
    8
    Views
    184

    barrette file worth keeping?

    Accidently ended up with a grade 2 barrette needle file from my recent order. Already got a grade 4. Is it worth keeping? I love using my grade 4 for bezel settings. What do you use your grade 2 for?
  14. Thread: D shaped ring

    by Sheen
    Replies
    2
    Views
    117

    Thanks Dennis, will give it a shot :)

    Thanks Dennis, will give it a shot :)
  15. Thread: Prongy business

    by Sheen
    Replies
    7
    Views
    230

    It's very interesting to test the boundaries :)

    It's very interesting to test the boundaries :)
  16. Thread: Prongy business

    by Sheen
    Replies
    7
    Views
    230

    This might sound like a very annoying post but...

    This might sound like a very annoying post but there's good reason for such madness. Usually I'm very conscientious, obsessed with doing things properly in the correct way. But due to my current...
  17. Thread: D shaped ring

    by Sheen
    Replies
    2
    Views
    117

    D shaped ring

    making a d shaped ring for a piece of glass, it's tricky making it to a specific size. Where to put the straight line of the top? I was thinking that it should fit into a square. So according to my...
  18. Thread: Prongy business

    by Sheen
    Replies
    7
    Views
    230

    I usually see people soldering their frame,...

    I usually see people soldering their frame, pickle it, then solder on the prongs. I'm currently soldering everything in one go to keep the number of steps down, any reason I really shouldn't? also...
  19. Thread: Prongy business

    by Sheen
    Replies
    7
    Views
    230

    Yip :D Going to ask you a few questions shortly

    Yip :D
    Going to ask you a few questions shortly
  20. Thread: Prongy business

    by Sheen
    Replies
    7
    Views
    230

    Prongy business

    when you're struggling to keep all your bits aligned, then you sudddenly remember what Dennis told you years ago and why you bought that vermiculite board :)
    12530
  21. Thread: Mens necklace

    by Sheen
    Replies
    23
    Views
    528

    He did :) one happy customer

    He did :) one happy customer
  22. Thread: Mens necklace

    by Sheen
    Replies
    23
    Views
    528

    Well this is how it ended up, I put a very...

    Well this is how it ended up, I put a very slightly thicker plainer link chain on, the disk is now smaller and chunkier and all the silver has been oxidised. I think it is enough to turn it into a...
  23. Thread: Oxidising chain

    by Sheen
    Replies
    5
    Views
    484

    Thanks everyone :) Caroline, I need to try the...

    Thanks everyone :) Caroline, I need to try the polish pads again!
  24. Replies
    4
    Views
    180

    Oh very nice! Makes me want to make little...

    Oh very nice! Makes me want to make little pendants :)
  25. Thread: Oxidising chain

    by Sheen
    Replies
    5
    Views
    484

    Oxidising chain

    After oxidising my chain in platinol then rubbing it down with a green scrubby I leave it at that. Should I be waxing the thing?
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4