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[124] Blue Sapphire - Celestial Stone
Nature lavished her finest blues upon sapphires, the "Gem of the Heavens." Although the word "sapphire" itself means blue, the gem is found in nearly all the colors of the rainbow.... (2001)
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Show me more articles from: [Ganoksin]|[Sandra I. Smith]
Releated Categories:[Gemstones Lore]

 

[791] Book Review - Making the Most of Your Flex-shaft
A welcome addition to the literature now coming out for bench jewelers, Making the Most of Your Flex-shaft by Karen Christians is an informative compilation of material for anyone who takes tools seriously. Everyone with a flex-shaft understands what a valuable tool this is. Here is a chance to learn more about it in order to maximize its effectiveness, efficiency and longevity, whether you are a beginner or advanced flex-shaft user.... (2006)
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Show me more articles from: [Ganoksin]|[Alan Revere]
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ISBN: 0971349568

 

[19] Brief Notes on Presto-LiteTorch
We use a method for cutting down firescale when using a Presto-Lite Torch along with an acetylene B tank. The torch tips are engineered to take in so much gas through the gas orifice and so much air through the air inlet ventura so they burn to their max.... (1996)
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Show me more articles from: [Ganoksin]|[Two Suns Trading Co. Inc.]
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[320] Bur with Safe Edge Tool
Here iss a nice little tool that makes use of an old setting bur. If you take the bottom teeth off a setting bur and polish the surface, you will have a tool that allows you to get right up next to the wall of a bezel and work on it without harming the metal on the bottom of the piece..... (2004)
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Show me more articles from: [Ganoksin]|[Ronda Coryell]
Releated Categories:[Small Tools]|[Homemade Tools]|[Customize Your Tools]

 

[9] Carats and Karats
Carat, karat, caret, and carrot are all pronounced the same, but each has a different meaning. Carat and karat, of course, have very specific meanings in jewelry. Misusing either word can be an embarrassing, if not an expensive, mistake. Spelling carats or karats as carets or carrots will make you look foolish and unprofessional.... (1996)
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Show me more articles from: [Ganoksin]|[Sandra I. Smith]
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