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[736] Advanced Joining Techniques for Platinum Jewelry
Joining is a very important production technique in the field of jewelry production. Therefore it is useful to know, what kinds of different joining techniques are possible. This paper will give you a rough overlook on joining techniques as well as some tips and tricks to do a good joint between platinum and platinum, and between platinum and gold. Which technique to prefer depends on the worker skill and on the available equipment.... (2004)
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Show me more articles from: [Platinum Guild International]|[Klaus Wiesner]
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[268] Considerations in Platinum Design
My skills as an artist combined with my years of experience at the bench have given me a practical approach to jewelry. While I want to achieve a bold, sculptural look, my jewelry has an appeal because it is also wearable and enduring. I often design with my artistís heart, only to be tempered by my technicianís hand that dictates what can be achieved in wax and metal, the media of my art. Conversely, some of my best designs are a product of technical skills meeting the challenge of an artistic hand.... (2003)
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Show me more articles from: [Platinum Guild International]|[Mark Lauer]
Releated Categories: [Jewelry Design]|[Platinum Fabrication]

 

[792] Fabricating a Platinum Sphere Pendant with a Laser
It is becoming common practice to do more and more platinum fabrication with a laser welder. For this project, you need about a foot of 0.25 mm hard platinum wire. You can purchase hard wire from a metal supplier, or draw it down from a larger size without annealing to achieve the hardness required. You also need a wooden bead (the diameter of which is up to you), superglue, and a laser welder.... (2006)
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Show me more articles from: [AJM]|[Jurgen J. Maerz]
Releated Categories: [Platinum Fabrication]|[Fusing & Welding]
ISBN: B00006K39S

 

[439] Fearless Platinum Repairs
What does it take to be successful at repairing, customizing, and servicing platinum jewelry? First, an understanding of properties unique to platinum. When platinum is mined, it is usually found with one or more of its five sister metals, called the platinum group metals: palladium, osmium, rhodium, ruthenium, and iridium.... (2003)
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Show me more articles from: [Platinum Guild International]|[Jurgen J. Maerz]
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[540] Making a Forged Platinum Pearl Ring Ė A Step by Step Project
This project will teach welding, soldering and forging techniques. The ring is a handsome, plain design and can be applied to many applications. To make this ring, you will need.... (2005)
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Show me more articles from: [Platinum Guild International]|[Jurgen J. Maerz]
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