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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.

If you fit the pieces you want to solder together so there are no gaps in the seam, it should only take a very small amount of solder to join the two pieces together.

This goes for silver or gold. How to make a perfect solder seam. http://bit.ly/2Ga04tVPrefectSolderSeam

The more solder you use the more solder there will be to clean up. Also, if you have solder running all over your jewelry it won’t look very nice.

Work on making perfect solder seams and use as little solder as you can.

Here is a link on how to make a perfect solder seam. https://youtu.be/sEJttjfSemo

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