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The BenchTube offers a video peek into the virtual world. Suppliers, refiners, jewelers, and educators contribute incredible demonstrations on topics including casting, alloying, bench tricks, and more.
Legacy: Jewelry Techniques of West Africa 1m 26s
With little more than an anvil and a small box of tools, successive generations of jewelers in West Africa have developed a style of working in silver and gold renowned the world over. While many books have been published documenting jewelry artifacts of Africa, few have documented the makers, their process and their traditions until now. Part technical guide, part anthropological study, Legacy offers a glimpse into the daily lives and work habits of the jewelers of West Africa.......Get you own copy of LEGACY here:
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Modify Your Prong Pushers to Make Them More Versatile 2m 30s
Many stone setters would agree that one of the most challenging aspects of prong setting is getting the prongs down tight on the stone. It’s easy to take this process for granted. If it’s done well, you might never notice. But doing it poorly can result in damaged or lost gemstones, or prongs that snag clothing and feel rough or sharp to the wearer. tools,stonesetting GIA Views: 10,323
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How to Modify a Goldsmith Hammer 3m 32s
Jewelers and metalsmiths have had to make their own tools throughout the ages to accomplish different tasks at the jeweler’s bench. One tool a jeweler can’t do without is a hammer. Today, many styles of hammers, made in a variety of shapes and materials, are available to the jeweler. tools GIA Views: 7,734
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Quickly, Accurately Saw Around a Sharp Corner 1m 45s
Sawing is an essential skill for a bench jeweler. This article will show you a technique that will increase your sawing speed and accuracy when you need to make sharp corner cuts – and reduce your likelihood of breaking delicate saw blades. fabrication,saw,sawing GIA Views: 11,445
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Viking Knit Chain Making 7m 6s
Explore Ancient Traditions in Viking chain making, Celtic piercing, Saami bracelet & Anticlastic raising at our private studio in beautiful Lanesboro MN. Awarded Best Arts & Outdoor Sports Town. Beginning and advanced students are welcome. Please visit our web site for a listing of classes, descriptions, fees and photos.
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