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Articles in Jewellery Tutorials

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by Jill Egan on February 9, 2017
How To Make a Dichroic Glass Cabochon
by Jill Egan on February 9, 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
on February 9, 2017
Pickling Information
on February 9, 2017
Pickling is generally used to remove surplus flux, heat discolouration and oxidation from gold and silver articles that have been soldered or been subject to excessive heat. ... Read full article
by Chad Parker on February 9, 2017
Making a Simple Basket Setting
by Chad Parker on February 9, 2017
Making a basket setting is a challenge for beginners, so this project would be best categorized under intermediate or advanced. The fine pick soldering requires good torch control that most don't master until they've had quite a bit of practice.... Read full article
by Annie Nowak on February 9, 2017
Metal Clay - More Than Just Play-Doh
by Annie Nowak on February 9, 2017
Strange title for an article you might say, well yes, probably, but ‘Play Doh’ is a term that I’ve heard applied to Metal Clay a few times in the last 18 months. Actually when you look into it it’s not that’s not that bad a description...... Read full article
by Jo Walker on February 9, 2017
Soldering a Tube Bail Onto a Pendant
by Jo Walker on February 9, 2017
1. Find a piece of scrap metal to lift your flat pendant off the firing block; it also acts as a prop so the bail will sit in the right position for soldering. I found a piece of sheet that I shaped into a half moon. 2. Paint Flux onto the joi... Read full article
by Linda Jones on February 9, 2017
Valentine Pin
by Linda Jones on February 9, 2017
This fun kilt pin style brooch, designed for a shawl, cardigan, or jumper is a fun, quick project to make for yourself or someone special. It also looks great pinned to the front of a card for a special Valentine gift!... Read full article
by James Miller FIPG on February 8, 2017
Knew Concept Piercing Saw Frames
by James Miller FIPG on February 8, 2017
Some time ago I was fortunate to be asked, by their designer and maker Lee Marshall, to test the Knew Concept aluminium framed saw frames. I found the Knew Concept saw frames a pleasure to use, mainly because of their lightweight construction.... Read full article
by Nicola Perkins on February 7, 2017
Cheats Inlay
by Nicola Perkins on February 7, 2017
This is not strictly inlay as there is no underlying supporting metal sheet; it's more metal mosaic/married metals. It is a good way to make your silver go further and use contrasting metals like copper and brass (or yellow and rose gold if you're f... Read full article
by Hans Meevis on February 7, 2017
Making a Fused Ring
by Hans Meevis on February 7, 2017
I have made two rings - one an 18kt yellow gold ring and the other a silver ring, fused with 14ct gold. These type of rings are very good sellers for me, and in fact whether fused work is used in pendants, rings, earrings or bracelets, the results ar... Read full article
by Lucy Ryalls on February 7, 2017
Making A Cocktail Ring
by Lucy Ryalls on February 7, 2017
This was a great project with lots of challenges (mainly due to working with sterling silver and its limitations for soldering and also because of the difficulty in putting crisp details into the design) but I think it was worth it. ... Read full article
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