Jewelry Making Forum Forum

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Alexandrite pendent in proper light...

Showing the latest pics of a alex pendent in LED & incandescent light. The incndsnt pics are in a dark room, 2 candles, results show well-steve…

2,302 views, 0 by Debbie Pribele

Debbie Pribele

Skill Sharing: Earrings

Share your tips, tutorials, questions, and support … regarding the creation of earrings. What have you learned from your experiences and your research?

118 views, 0 by m76steve

Ruby, diamond, sapphire, tourmaline...

This is a completed pend with the addition of a 3.63ct sapphire & gold circle, all colored stones lab certed no treatment, diamond is SI1, good stone-favorite item-steve…

155 views, 0 by rvander1n

Need help--going to make rings for all the women in may life!

Hello, I am a grandfather and I want to make titanium rings with stones all around them for my wife, 3 daughters, granddaughter, and mother-in-law for Christmas. I have a metal lathe, so I want to make the rings out of titanium—turned on the...

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Cuff bracelet design

Can someone explain to me how to place a wire or multiples on the outsides of a cuff

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New website and pricing

Hi all, New user :) I wonder if anyone can help. I have built a website for my wife`s handmade jewellery. www.dealande-jewellery.co.uk/ She is getting a lot of hits, but no sales :( Are the items too cheap, or too dear? She isn’t...

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I have some new designs I want to share with you all.

Walnut Burl Bent Wood Ring with Blue opal center inlay hugged by twin bands of white opal. Tineo Bent Wood ring with Blue Opal, Jet Stone, and Brass Shavings Santos Rosewood Bent Wood Ring. No need for an inlay on this beauty. ...

346 views, 0 by Debbie Pribele

Debbie Pribele

2018 Goals

What are your jewelry-making goals for 2018?

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Hi...I'm new and developing several different products...

Liquidating bulk necklaces with some flaws due to upgrading.. Please message or email for photos or if you just want to talk!!! I’m retired and loving this new hobby!!!Send me photos if you want…love to see what you’re doing and any insights...

183 views, 0 by mmk

Attaching Strung Beads to Leather

Hi everyone – I am veryyyy green to jewelry making but i am trying to make a necklace that is half beads strung on wire and the half leather. The problem is that when I string the beads and attached a wire guardian, I tie the leather to the wire...

137 views, 0 by Murillo

Fix weld holes

Hello, I am new in jewelry and I am facing some problems in my creations. I work with silver, and in my welds always appear porosity and holes between the parts that are being welded. I try to leave the areas of contact as sanded and together...

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White stains on silver after ultrasonic

Hi everyone, I have a small sterling silver jewelry production line and I’ve been encountering a problem with the ultrasonic. After I use the ultrasonic to clean the pieces I would find sometimes some white haze on the pieces that wouldn’t go...

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Help in making silver ring

Hello friends am trying to make a ring with text on it. I am trying to get the text look right in casting, but the final outcome was the text was not clear am attaching result. Can anyone please tell me a work around this, i dont want to use...

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gold inlay questions

I am about to do some gold inlay for the first time. My question is how deep should channel go where the gold is to be pounded into? Also, I will be using 18k gold wire and am wondering about the relationship between the width of the wire and...

401 views, 0 by zippyjohn

Help with silver wedding ring

Hi guys, I’m looking for advice. I recently got married and me and my wife have matching silver and black rings, the only problem is on my ring the black “ink” has come off, my wife is still perfect. The ring is silver with with a channel that...

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cindymarie

Thank you for editors choice

It means so much to me to be recognized for what I am doing. Thanks!

271 views, 0 by Ben

Jeweller Advice for Cuff-link making business

Hello, Apologies if I’m in the wrong place. I’m interested in starting a cuff-link business but I’m not a jeweller myself. I would be exceptionally grateful for any advice of suggestions. I would like to get cuff-links made in batches but I...

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Maria

Silver Dip Raw Rocks / Crystals

Hello everyone! I am so happy to be in this wonderful community. I am totally new to this world but I have a healthy obsession with rocks and crystal that I collect. I was wondering if there is an easy way to silver dip them so I can make them...

199 views, 0 by m76steve

Veterans day pendent...

I was asked to make a special pendent for the holiday, this contains a 2.03ct ps ruby, .49ct diamond & a Ceylon blue sapphire, all in 14 kt white gold, very simple but visually sweet-steve…

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Kim

Dyed beads

For those of you who use dyed beads, could you please share your method of sealing them? I tried using a paintbrush, but the sealer didn’t get distributed everywhere. Now I’m using a paint sponge and the coverage is more complete, but it isn’t...