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Delilah

Stretchy Cord

Two questions: What size stretchy cord should we use for lava rocks that measures 8mm? What brand products do you use?

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I need a jewelry dealer.

Hello guys. We are jewelry manufacturers, we need a jewelry dealer. The person who buys a lot from us or takes it for realization. We have an offer for you and very favorable terms for you. I guarantee that you have not seen anything like this...

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How do you buy a perfect engagement rings,here have some tips

Take some time and consider what you want in an engagement ring and more importantly what your bride will want. You may have discussed rings before and if you haven’t, ask around! Consider talking to one of her friends and get some ideas from...

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Marta Banks

Get Gorgeous Look of Jewelry Images via Jewelry Retouching Services

I am always imagining how that special ring which I booked for my fiance looks much better in the news paper & advertisement or my fiancé finger? If you are exactly think like that then I tell you the reason behind that it is a Jewelry...

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I need jewelry scanning service

Once we have designed a piece of jewelry in wax, and then cast it in metal, we wont to have it scanned so that we can print it out the with our 3d printer, and, of course have the STL file for future use. So: We are looking for a company that...

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Copper finishing - clear coat sealant OR lacquer OR Anti tarnish OR plating !??

I have been wanting to make copper hand stamped bracelets as a hobby and want to ask few question about oxidization. My city has high humid levels and the copper blackens within 36hrs. I want to keep its shine last long. How can this be achieved?...

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Dremel diamond point #7134

How long should a Dremel diamond point drill bit last when drilling beach glass?

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How to remove sharp points from back of pin

Hello, I’m new and need help, please. I have a pin that’s about 2 inches in diameter that has two sharp points on the back where those little round squeeze fasteners go to wear the pin. I want to remove the points off the back of the pin so I...

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Glass bezel / pendant help

Hi, I’ve been making pendants from resin and papercuts but want to have a go at sandwiching the papercut between glass instead. However I have searched and searched and can’t find a pendant with two thin bits of glass either side for me to...

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Designs By Southernbelle

Ottlite

I have a question and this may be the wrong place but thought I would take a stab at it. Last year I purchased an Ottlite Task Lamp that is portable. My intention was to use it to light photos and use at shows when I am working on pieces. ...

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Kim

Round nose pliers recommendation

Happy Friday! I have been making earrings for about 2 months now and I’m excited to say that I made my first sales today! But that isn’t why I’m posting this. I bought my round nose pliers from Hobby Lobby and I’m already having issues. First of...

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Cindy A.

Looper Reviews?

I was in the craft store and I saw this tool, the 1-step Looper. It was $32, which seems like a lot of money for a hand-held tool to loop wire…but I bought it because I suck at looping and habitually do it wrong. I’m just wondering if anyone...

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Wandering Rock Designs

Atlantic Coast Gem, Mineral, Jewelry Show

September 23rd and 24th The Gem Cutters Guild of Baltimore will be hosting our annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, and Fossil Show at the Howard County Fairgrounds in Maryland. This is a great time and lots of fun with prize giveaways, fun activities...

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Misty Rose

Beading and Using Bead Looms

I am really enjoying using a little loom I bought! As I said in another post, I’m brand new to the art of making jewelry, so I didn’t spend a lot of money for this little loom, but I DO like the results and the technique of making beaded...

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Shanks

Bench tool recommendation

Hello everyone, I am beginning my foray into metal jewelry fabrication and am in the process of setting up a work station. I am looking for a rotary bench tool but am not educated on the particulars enough to make a purchase yet. Any opinions,...

223 views, 0 by Wandering Rock Designs

Wandering Rock Designs

Looking for a supplier for Gold

Hi All, I was wondering if anyone could recommend a good supplier for gold, wire and findings/settings. I already purchase silver from Rio Grande, but I recall someone telling me that they bought their gold as well as solder somewhere else. At...

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Disposal of Unused Jeweler's Chemicals Need Advice

Hi, I am not a jeweler. I bought 3 large storage crates about three years ago that had belonged to a jeweler. There was some hazardous materials in there. i should have taken them right back to the auction company…i don’t know why i didn’t. ...

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Crucible Flux

Hello, I am wondering if there is anyway to remove burnt flux from a crucible ? I know I can burn it off, holding the crucible at an angle, but recently I have found this has not worked and I am having large globs of impossible to move deposits...

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Kerr-Vac

Greetings all. I am getting back into casting (as a hobby) after a long Hiatus. To that end, I just received a Kerr-Vac 2 piece casting machine (Model No. 5160). One part houses the investment vacuum table and dome, the other houses the...

226 views, 0 by Lindys Treasure Chest

Lindys Treasure Chest

Thread Zapper

has anyone used a Thread Zapper on nylon knotting cord ? If so, is there any way to stop the cut edge from being burnt/black ? Using a lighter also made it go black. Not a good look on pale coloured cords. thanks Lindy