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Help with Gemstone Cutting by Ronnie Parker
To all: I am new at the gem stone hobby, but can someone tell me if it is better to polish a rough gemstone first, then facet cut, or vice versa? Thanks. BBL
February 14th 05 04:38 PM
by Carl 1 Lucky Texan Go to last post
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Looking for a supplier in the UK by Manic Poster
Hi everyone. Can anyone suggest a good supplier (on line or otherwise) in the UK. I need to purchase a diamond tester and a gold/silver testing kit (the acid kind). Also has anyone used a Mizar Prestige II, if so are you happy with it? Not sure if I should buy a Mizar Prestige II or a Diamond...
February 13th 05 11:16 AM
by William Black Go to last post
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Ok,. Ted, Alan, Don... some notes from your Moderator... by Peter W.. Rowe,
In no particular order, guys, but addressed to the apparent fact that you three seem to be engaged, intentionally and willingly or not, in some minor squabbling. seems silly. Here are my thoughts. Arguments. Please remember that this newsgroup is moderated. Part of my job as moderator is...
February 13th 05 10:40 AM
by Abrasha Go to last post
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silicosis handout - (good for glass teachers) by [email protected]
I've posted a PDF of the Silicosis handout I use when I teach advanced glass powders and frits. This is for anyone working with glass powders, enamels, most refractory products, etc. Some of the information may be obvious -- some probably is not. Feel free to copy and distribute - especially if...
February 13th 05 06:47 AM
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Tack Welders by C. Gates
I just looked at a magazine article in which a person used an ABI Tack II machine to tack weld many small parts in place before soldering them. Sure made binding wire look like something from the dark ages. And it also seemed to open doors for some design possibilities that I'd never even consider...
February 13th 05 03:42 AM
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a few questions from a beginner by gene lewis
Hello all, I'm a machinist who has been trying to teach myself some jewelry techniques over the last several months, and have decided to finally ask all the questions that have come up in my reading and experimentation. First off, some background. I have been a machinist for the past 12...
February 13th 05 03:42 AM
by Ted Frater Go to last post
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Tack Welders by C. Gates
I just looked at a magazine article in which a person used an ABI Tack II machine to tack weld many small parts in place before soldering them. Sure made binding wire look like something from the dark ages. And it also seemed to open doors for some design possibilities that I'd never even consider...
February 13th 05 03:40 AM
by C. Gates Go to last post
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[ADVERT] Cooperation by www.diamondscenter.net
Dear Customers We are looking for foreign trade partners specializing in selling jewelry. Our offer can be found at our website www.diamondscenter.net If you are interested in the cooperation with us, you will receive a wholesale price list and the terms of cooperation. Best regards Tomasz...
February 12th 05 10:37 PM
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Looking for denim lapis cabochons by [email protected]
If you know any place I can found them in Europe please, tell me. They can easy found in USA but as I live in France you have to pay toll. Any suggestions? Thanks. gaby
February 12th 05 07:08 PM
by br Go to last post
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anaclastic and synclastic metal work by Shairose Jetha
Hi I was wondering if anyone was doing anaclastic and synclastic metalwork that could advise me on the basic tool to begin with? I have done some silver smithing for the past 3yrs and would like to get int the anaclastic and synclastic metalwork esp jewellery. any advice would be appreciated
February 12th 05 07:08 PM
by Carl 1 Lucky Texan Go to last post
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White Gold Earring Back/Nut {Butterfly} Online Vendor by afh
Looking for a vendor online that sells white gold earring backs/nuts in the butterfly {standard} style. Please post any URLS {I didn't have much luck with Google.}
February 12th 05 12:23 PM
by Sarit Wolfus Go to last post
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White Gold Earring Back/Nut {Butterfly} Online Vendor by afh
Looking for a vendor online that sells white gold earring backs/nuts in the butterfly {standard} style. Please post any URLS {I didn't have much luck with Google.}
February 12th 05 05:08 AM
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Salt and vinegar pickling solution? by J. Dawson
Hi, I've read in numerous places that it's possible to pickle copper and silver after soldering with a solution of salt and vinegar, but nowhere have I found information relating to proportions of the ingredients. As a beginner at soldering metal, I'm interested in trying this at least for my...
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February 12th 05 05:08 AM
by Ted Frater Go to last post
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Looking for denim lapis cabochons by [email protected]
If you know any place I can found them in Europe please, tell me. They can easy found in USA but as I live in France you have to pay toll. Any suggestions? Thanks. gaby
February 12th 05 05:08 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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a few questions from a beginner by gene lewis
Hello all, I'm a machinist who has been trying to teach myself some jewelry techniques over the last several months, and have decided to finally ask all the questions that have come up in my reading and experimentation. First off, some background. I have been a machinist for the past 12...
February 12th 05 05:08 AM
by gene lewis Go to last post
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14kt white gold ring bends??? by [email protected]
i have a ring that i just got a few weeks ago and its made of 14kt white gold and the top part is actually bending! like if you gently touch it, the little design area that has the little things sticking out actually move. here's how the design actually...
February 12th 05 05:08 AM
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14kt white gold ring bends??? by [email protected]
i have a ring that i just got a few weeks ago and its made of 14kt white gold and the top part is actually bending! like if you gently touch it, the little design area that has the little things sticking out actually move. here's how the design actually...
February 11th 05 05:15 PM
by Peter W.. Rowe, Go to last post
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trademarking a makers mark by New Grad
Hi, my name is Amanda Lee, and I just graduated with my BFA in Metals and Jewelry in December. I have spent the month of January making some jewelry, and I would like to try to sell it. But before I do, I need some advice about makers marks. I have been working in sterling silver and have...
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February 10th 05 03:24 AM
by William Black Go to last post
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are these pearls real? by Andi
Hello everyone, Just wondering if any of you could help me determine whether pearls on this picture are real... http://www.andreassteiner.net/temp/ Many thanks in advance!
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February 10th 05 03:24 AM
by Maria Go to last post
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diamonds wanted by Lawrence
hi i'm looking for low-clarity "I" diamonds such as...i2, i3, i4, i5 , i6, and promotional diamonds. at least a carat in size. any color and cut will do. email me, if you have some or know someone that deals with this low-end stuff.
February 8th 05 06:31 AM
by Peter W.. Rowe, Go to last post
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