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593 views, 0 by LizyNBCreations

LizyNBCreations

Which wire can I use that holds the silver and gold color, and not so expensive.

I use craft wire because I can not afford to buy the silver or the gold filed, and I was wondering if you guys know of a good brand that won’t turn. or at least hold for a good time. Thank you

191 views, 0 by Lockie5

Lockie5

Pulling / rolling silver and gold wire

I have just joined this forum ( 5 min ago ) so here is a quick intro and my first question. My Name is Lockie from Australia I am a retired opal miner of 45 years mining and cutting all types of opals and gemstones. Please be patient with my...

460 views, 0 by Jewelernoob

Melting down RAW gold questions.

Hey, I am new to the site. I have been slowly building a bracelet for years as I gain more knowledge and understanding of the process of making a fine-quality custom piece. As I afford more, I add more to the bracelet, in terms of higher quality...

179 views, 0 by Bamu

Is my gold usable?

I had my first pour go wrong. Luckily I wasn’t hurt. However, I am wondering if the gold i spilled is still usable or if it contaminated with impurities now?

665 views, 0 by Doug

Restoring Black Highlights on Engraved Gold Signet Ring

I have a signet style class ring in white gold. As the picture below illustrates, the black is gone from much of the engraving. Is Gilders Paste the proper thing to use to restore the black or is there something better?

126 views, 0 by Calboni

Create a pair of golden ear rings from scratch

Hello everybody this is my first post I would like to create a pair of golden ear rings from scratch for my wife I like hobbies and I am kind of interested in the process, and also I would like to make a surprise to her. Then afterwards I could...

193 views, 0 by georgewes

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...

314 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...

381 views, 0 by propositionjoe17

Minimum weight for gold ring (grams)?

Hi all, New to the forum. Been a jewelry junkie for several years now. I buy a lot of jewelry for both my personal collection and friends and family. I am fairly knowledgeable, but always itching to learn more. Anyway, quick question for those...

52 views, 0 by BurlingtonJewelers

Burlington Jewelers

Hi! We are a new business based in Burlington, MA! We create handmade jewelry, using gold, diamonds, and stunning gemstones! Check out our website burlingtonjewelers.com today!

95 views, 0 by little10

Question about casting: 18K or 14K??

Hi, I am new to this site and to jewelry making in general. I recently did my first lost wax casting in gold, but had a question that I hope I find an answer to. Now, at first I was planning on making my cast in 14K solid gold. I did all the...

908 views, 0 by franklui

Best Place for Shopping Jewelry Items

Hello Friends!! I am new to this forum & my first query is from where I can buy best quality gold & silver jewelry? I have searched it on google & found “Engraved Designs” is an Online Store which provides all jewelry items at very...

757 views, 1 by m76steve

Building pendents a little unusual

Ive been buying gems & designing pendents since 2005, lots of offers to buy from me but I make one-of-a-kind items & they are not easy to replace per time/cost, here is another example of what I like to do with average stones, this is a...

876 views, 0 by m76steve

Ruby, diamond, & tourmaline...

I enjoy building pendents, custom items but with rare gems, this is the latest pendent, the rubies are untreated & GIA certed, the diamond is nice cut & SI clairity, & the paraiba tourmaline is certed Brazilian. The length is 1.75"...

341 views, 0 by m76steve

new pendents

Enclosing pictures of new pendents, items seem to come out pretty nicely, cut , color, clarity. 1st is Brazilian natural pink topaz & Afgani bi-color tourmaline, both stones over 11cts, flawless in 14kt gold, next pendent is a 5 stone chrome...

361 views, 0 by Fran Gold

Fran Gold

Hello!

I would like to introduce myself and say hello to all of you. My name is Fran Gold and my shop is F.H. Gold Designs on Etsy. I look forward to talking with all of you and seeing everyone’s designs!

394 views, 0 by Sharon

Sharon

Editor's Choice

Thank you for choosing my creation – Purple and Gold Hoop Earrings for Editor’s Choice!!! :D

490 views, 0 by KreativelyKim

KreativelyKim

I’m new and in need!

Hey everyone! I love jewellery and making people smile when they first see what we have created for them from their heirloom gold. Our design studio uses lost wax casting and hand forging when creating pieces for our clients. I’m am looking...

434 views, 0 by m76steve

Dumortierite pendent...

This is a rare dumortierite crystals growing within quartz, 2 stones, over 11.5cts in 14kt white gold. Pendent is @ 1" tall. The crystals are amazing to see, slight blue color & appear like sea urchins or star-burst-steve…

285 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…