Month: March 2019

Cat in a sink at the vet

Great Book! Professional Jewelry Making. Feed A Cat.

I found this book on amazon and thought you might be interested in checking it out. Professional Jewelry Making by Alan Revere, Tim McCreight, George McLean and Emiko oye. I was looking around on Amazon for new and used tools as I often do and I found this book. It’s a good one! Normally it …

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Silver Soldering Basics - How much silver and gold solder should you uses?

Silver Soldering Basics – How much silver or gold solder should you use for jewelry making?

How much solder or gold solder should you use for jewelry making? This is a question that comes up in every class I’ve taught. How much is too much? The true answer is that less is better.

How to make boric acid fire coating for soldering jewelry

Are you using the right Fire Coating for Soldering?

Prevent fire scale from forming on your jewelry after you solder. One of the best ways to prevent fire scale is to mix a fire coating that you will dip your jewelry into before soldering. It is made up of boric acid and isopropyl alcohol. In the past people would use denatured alcohol. Please be …

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