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Chasing on a Three Dimensional Vessel by ValentinYotkov.com
Valentin Yotkov will teach a five day intensive workshop at his Brooklyn, New York studio April 3 - 7, 2008. "Chasing on a three dimensional vessel" is open to people of all levels. Join the workshop and learn how the Greek and Thracian goldsmiths used chasing and repousse to decorate their...
February 13th 08 03:51 AM
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Help 2 Succeed Survey Online Sales Outlet - Please Answer by ilia
Hello, This survey is regarding a new online sales outlet service that will be up and running at Help 2 Succeed soon. Your answers would be appreciated. 1. How would an exclusive online sales outlet for the arts help you? 2. What actions would you expect to do to make sales? 3. What...
February 6th 08 08:50 AM
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Chasing and Repousse Workshop in Denmark by ValentinYotkov.com
From The Valentin Yotkov Studio. Our first workshop in Denmark was a great success and the school is organizing a second one this summer. If you wish to combine learning Chasing and Repousse with an enjoyable stay on the Pearl of the Baltic Sea, please join us for our second workshop on the...
February 5th 08 05:33 AM
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Bulgaria. Art and Culture Adventure by ValentinYotkov.com
From The Valentin Yotkov Studio Valentin invites you on a trip to his native Bulgaria. Immerse yourself in rich history and tradition and fall in love with a small country, little-known to the Western world. Admire glorious gold and silver treasures, watch Masters demonstrate their Old world...
February 5th 08 05:32 AM
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Making necklaces from .9999 gold grams by [email protected]
Hello there, I have some .9999 gold grams (small 1 gram bullion bars), and I would like to make necklaces from them. What would be the best way to do this? Any hints/tips would be great. For instance, could I get the materials from a craft store?
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January 30th 08 06:42 PM
by William Black Go to last post
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Torch for Jewelry by [email protected]
I'm a beginner in metal-worked jewelry. Up to now I've been using cold joints. I'd like to try some soldered/brazed pieces. Everyone I talk to says I should get one of the versions of the 'Tiny Torch'. I am on a limited budget. I have a Victor J-28. It's a light duty brazing / welding torch about...
January 30th 08 07:00 AM
by Robb Go to last post
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glueing rhinestones to rubber?! by MareBear
Hey! Anyone know what kind of glue works best to glue sequins or glitter or rhinestones to rubber? I'm making pendants and need something that will last and is waterproof. I am using cyanoacrylate (Super glue) but it makes the flat-backed rhinestones somewhat cloudy and is hard to control from...
January 29th 08 09:07 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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To whom it may concern by Mr. Newt
Why are my posts not showing up in your group? I'm sure you can figure out what my real e-mail address is, so surely that can't be the reason. What's up? I understand moderating, but this is ridiculous. Rob , or simply put wording in the subject header that...
January 27th 08 06:28 AM
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Jewelry Classes/Workshops in Salida, CO. by [email protected]
Hi fellow metalsmiths/Jewelers, The Colorado School of Jewelry and Metal Arts is pleased to announce its Winter/Spring Schedule of classes. All Classes will be held in my studio, Jerry Scavezze-Goldsmith, in Salida, CO. Salida is located 3 hours southwest of Denver, at 7,000 feet high in the...
January 26th 08 03:25 AM
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Disc cutter - oval and other shapes by gloflyer
I recently purchased a disc cutter. I love it, and it is easy to use! The one I bought goes from 1" on down by 1/8". I had a bit of trouble finding one in stock. It sure is a time saver. I still have to file the edges, but that is nothing compared to the time it takes to saw a circle. Does...
January 25th 08 06:18 PM
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need advice on ring repair by [email protected]
Hi, I would really appreciate some advice on how to fix my great- grandmother's ring :) My mother replaced two stones with something the local jeweler could find ("granat"? I think... ) when they fell out some years ago, and now I am wearing the ring and... well, another stone just fell out :( I...
January 23rd 08 07:06 PM
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Website review sought - comments invited by Craig Cockburn
I have recently updated a website I've set up for my wife's handmade jewellery and for ease of access it is now available through http://www.scotlandsilver.com and http://www.jewelryscotland.com Also, to save on bandwidth I'm using Flickr to host the new images of sterling silver...
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January 21st 08 06:37 PM
by Carl West Go to last post
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Red Chalcedony/Carnelian from Yemen by Aor
I am looking to acquire a large specimen of red chalcedony/carnelian originating from Yemen for a ring. The local Yemenite name for the stone is 'aqeeq or 'aqeeq hamra'. If anyone knows how it can be acquired short of going to Yemen directly, it would be most appreciated. Aor
January 21st 08 09:40 AM
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[ADVERT] 5 New Wire Wrapping Dvds! by [email protected]
I have five new wire wrapping dvds now available this year. I have more dvds in the planning stage. If you have ever wanted to do wire wrap jewelry... these techniques will add more flare to your jewelry crafting. Check them out. From an artist to an...
January 12th 08 10:19 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Bracelet gets FTC smack-down by mbstevens
Check out http://blog.wired.com/gadgets/2007/11/10-awesome-gadg.html ....and get a load of the watches, too! Marketing minds on the march, I suppose.
January 11th 08 08:39 AM
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[Semi or possible AD] Getting To Know Your Wire Before Making Jewelry Final Part by [email protected]
When you choose a project one of the most important decisions to make is what size of wire you are going to use for that particular project. You will also need to decide what hardness of wire will work best. There are mainly three types of hardness to choose from. Which type is selected...
January 9th 08 07:32 PM
by minkiemink Go to last post
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Getting To Know Your Wire Before Making Jewelry Part II by [email protected]
Practicing is the key to becoming familiar with different types of wire. The more you use them and try different types, the more you will learn the qualities of each type. This will Also allow you to gain knowledge of which type works best for different projects. The first type of wire is...
January 9th 08 07:27 AM
by Peter W.. Rowe, Go to last post
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[/semi-ADVERT] Getting To Know Your Wire Before Making Jewelry Part III by [email protected]
There are a variety of types of wire available for use by the jewelry artist. It depends on the type of project you are working on. After practicing with the different types, you might also develop a preference for a specific type of wire over another. This is an option only if your project does...
January 8th 08 08:51 AM
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Idiots guide to polishing? by lavachickie
I'm a glass fuser, and about to pair that up with some PMC play. It's been a loooong time since my metalsmithing class, and then we used these industrial machines for polishing and the like. I was thinking my Dremel would be a perfect inexpensive stand-in for those machines. I had hoped to find An...
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January 7th 08 06:27 PM
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Art clay silver piece: solder on a jump ring or refire w/ a bail? by lavachickie
I have a large flat piece I made. I was just playing around, but it turned out GREAT so what I want to do is wear it as a pendant. It's square, and I want to mount a bail through which I will run a chain. I don't want it on the top/edge, as I want it to hang point up, and I want the connection...
January 7th 08 06:27 PM
by lavachickie Go to last post
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