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Articles in Jewellery Tutorials

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on April 05, 2017
Five Top Tips from James Miller
on April 05, 2017
James has been a goldsmith for 49 years and created fine pieces for Asprey, Garrard and Kutchinsky. He has personally trained two apprentices in his time at the bench. ... Read full article
on April 05, 2017
Five Top Tips from Jinks McGrath
on April 05, 2017
Jinks McGrath is a designer jeweller, teacher and author who trained at Berkshire College of Art and Design in the late 1970s. Jinks works in all the precious metals and enamels and also uses precious and semi-precious stones.... Read full article
by View author's website on April 05, 2017
Five Top Tips from Stephen M Goldsmith
by View author's website on April 05, 2017
Polishing hints and tips from Stephen M Goldsmith, FIPG KCHS... Read full article
by Dave Wallis on March 21, 2017
Thermoplastics
by Dave Wallis on March 21, 2017
A Thermoplastic is a polymer that becomes pliable or mouldable above a specific temperature, and returns to a solid state upon cooling. Because of their molecular structure, most thermoplastics can be remolded.... Read full article
by Chris Ralph on February 21, 2017
Make Your Own Jewellery With Lost Wax Casting Methods and Techniques
by Chris Ralph on February 21, 2017
Lost wax casting is an ancient art. The technique was first employed by the early Egyptians but it was also independently discovered and used tribal artists in South America who used it to cast pre-Columbian gold. It was rediscovered by... Read full article
by Lisa Quinn on February 21, 2017
Reticulation
by Lisa Quinn on February 21, 2017
This heat based process creates a ridged and rippled effect across the surface of the silver, it is a unique effect and once the process has been mastered can produce stunning results.... Read full article
by Jill Egan on February 09, 2017
How To Make a Dichroic Glass Cabochon
by Jill Egan on February 09, 2017
When working with glass it is important that all the glass used has the same coefficient of expansion (COE). In this project I'm using Bullseye glass and dichroic glass, both of which are COE90.... Read full article
by Di Sandland on February 09, 2017
The Piercing Saw
by Di Sandland on February 09, 2017
The saw traditionally used by jewellers, known as a piercing saw, looks very much like a fretsaw or hacksaw. That is, a fine-toothed blade is held under tension in a metal frame. Frames are available in a variety of sizes from 2” up to approximately ... Read full article
by Dave Wallis on February 09, 2017
Stone Setting Tutorial for Trillion Cut Stones
by Dave Wallis on February 09, 2017
Part One Construction of the Setting In this 'quick an dirty' guide to fabricating a setting for a trillion cut stone, Dave Wallis demonstrates using copper for obvious reasons.... Read full article
by Joanne Walker on February 09, 2017
Soldering Demystified
by Joanne Walker on February 09, 2017
You think this soldering article is for beginners only? Think again!... Read full article
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