Annealing Metal

How to anneal white gold. The answer may surprise you.

How to anneal white gold, The answer may surprise you.

What is the difference between annealing white gold and yellow gold? The answer may surprise you because the difference is as simple as what type of alloy is used. I will break this down into its simplest form for this example. Back in the day 14k and 18k yellow gold were alloyed with copper to …

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How to anneal sterling silver - 7 BASIC STEPS

How to anneal sterling silver – 7 BASIC STEPS

Annealing is the term for softening metal so that it is malleable. The process involves heating the metal and then cooling it. Cooling the metal can be achieved through air cooling, quenching and sometimes both. Sterling silver is heated to a dull red(900F). Let it lose its redness and then quench in cool water. (Presto …

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