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Some Flexible Shaft Tricks - By Charles Lewton-Brain

A good selection of burs may be had from your dentist. Dentists often throw out burrs which still have a reasonable life left in them for a jeweller. The same goes for the probes and other tools. Some dentists are nervous about giving tools away....

Tags: | Tools | Shop Machines | Bench Tips & Tricks |

Marie Zimmermann - From Tiaras to Tombstones - By David Cole

Imagine walking into your studio and having the skill and confidence to create anything you desire. From the tiniest ladys wristwatch, surrounded with articulated platinum leaves and set with diamonds, to enormous cast-bronze doors weighing over 800 pounds, your ideas can be made any size you want....

Tags: | Features |

Turn Down the Volume - Refusing Big Orders - By Rachel V. Katz

Refusing a big order may sound like a business mistake, but sometimes saying no pays. Sales do not equal profit, It is incredibly easy to not make any money. Breaking a deal down into its crucial components, whether its the sales price or conditions on returns, can help create a clear picture of...

Tags: | Business & Marketing |

World Mining Report 2005 - Australia - By Morgan Beard

Colored gemstone mining is a hard thing to pin down. The vast majority of mining is still done by independent, small-scale miners, working in remote locations and selling to buyers who pay cash and may or may not declare their gems on export. For many producing countries, particularly in Africa, the...

Tags: | GemBiz |

A selected Jewelry / Metals Bibliography - By Charles Lewton-Brain

A selected bibliography list for the jeweler - Metal working, Casting, Plating, Enamelling ,Gem Cutting, Setting, Engraving and Etching, Other Techniques, Jewelry Repairs and A Selected Bibliography for Materials Science for Goldsmiths - Over 100 listings....

Tags: | Book reviews |

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