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

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

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.

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How to repair gold prong tips on a diamond ring.

Gold prong tip repair

This video is about how to repair prong tips on a diamond and gold ring!

In this video I walk you through how to fix prong tips. This is a step by step jewelry repair tutorial along with some great tips on what to do as a goldsmith and bench jeweler.

Below is a link to a free pdf jeweler bench tool lists. There are many different techniques with jewelry repair and if you are new to this information seek out a professional for advice.

There are risks to trying these techniques. So only try this at your own risk. If you have any questions or comments leave them below.

Here is the link to the tools: https://gotcharocks.com/product/bezel-setting-tool-list/

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How to Fuse Gold – Knowing this technique will change everything! No solder needed!

How to Fuse Gold – No solder needed!

If you’ve ever wondered about the difference between soldering and fusing, the short answer is one technique uses solder and one doesn’t.

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