The earrings are $49.00 and the necklace is $39.00…. I have 6 sets of each, so don’t wait until the last minute!
Things You’ll Need: * Well-ventilated room * Work table or bench * Over-head light * Torch * Soldering Pick * Sawed, sanded and formed metal jewelry pieces * Flux * Small-Tip Paintbrush * Tweezers * Pliers * Needle files and sanding files * Small Clippers * Solder matched to your metal * Copper tongs * […]
I am trying to re-learn all of the soldering techniques I have lost over the years since college. Today I practiced Stick-Soldering in my garage… did pretty well
As of today, I have an oxy/acetylene Torch!!!!! I am so excited! What should I solder first? Or I could just try fusing some Argentium…? Solder ( /‘sɒdə(r)/ or /‘sɒldə(r)/) is a fusible metal alloy with a melting point or melting range of 90 to 450 degree Celsius (190 to 840 °F), used in a process called […]
So I got really lucky, and all my Argentium/Granulation research paid off on the first try! Now I just have to perfect the technique… I will post pictures soon!
Argentium Sterling Silver is a modern sterling silver alloy which modifies the traditional alloy (92.5% silver + 7.5% copper) by replacing some of the copper with the metalloid germanium. As it retains the 92.5% silver content of the traditional alloy, it is still referred to as sterling silver. Argentium silver is the result of research […]
I am trying my hand at kiln granulation with Argentium Silver. Kinda one of the firsts to try this. There is absolutely no information about this on the internet! At least none that I have found. I even contacted Rio Grande and Argentium International Ltd. They both told me that they had not heard of […]
That is the task of the day and the month. I need to weave as much jewelry as I can because all of my woven pieces seemed to be really popular at my very first art show. I just hope that stays true, because I have 3 weekend Art Shows in a row now… I […]
We finished the photos tonight and will post more tommorow, but I thought I would share my favorite new piece right now. This is from the Dallion Set. The inside detail is just the finish from the raw casting. The outside detail is sanded to a high polish. Even though it looks a little black, […]