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Custom Making a 950 Palladium and 22K Granulation Wedding Band - By Mark B. Mann
This band was designed and rendered using Gemvision Matrix jewelry ...
Tags: | Fusing & Welding |
Keum-Boo - By Charles Lewton-Brain
This Korean technique for applying 24k gold to silver is in fact widely used in various cultures; Japanese, Chinese and in the west historically primarily to adhere gold to iron, steel and copper. I found few historical mentions in the west of application of gold to silver using the same methods...
Tags: | Keum-Boo |
Tips for Sharpening and Detailing a Graver - By Arthur Anton Skuratowicz
A sharp graver can improve cutting performance at the bench. There are several approaches to use when detailing a graver, including the following....
Tags: | Bench Tips & Tricks | Small Tools |
Better & Safer Etching - Metal Salt Etching, Resists & Resist Removal - By Gail Nelson
Metalsmiths and enamelists have used ferric chloride for several years as a safer alternative to nitric acid for copper and brass etching purposes. Although it is generally thought of as etching with an acid, ferric chloride is actually a salt. Etching and resist removal solutions recently developed...
Tags: | Etching |
Some hints on Pinback Placement - By Charles Lewton-Brain
It is customary to place the joint at the right of the back of the pin and the catch on the left for right handed users who…
Tags: | Hinges & Catches | Fabrication |