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Fixing crystals to wood... by VinceF
Hi there, looking for some help. I am wondering if anyone knows of a good way to fix Swarovski crystals in wood. I have a wooden jewellery box that I would like to put pink initials with Swarovski crystals on the top. At the moment it is a high shine lacquer finish. Any help would be great. I don't...
July 17th 05 06:06 AM
by Spike Go to last post
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Bracelet inspired by a thrust bearing by Abrasha
I uploaded another project to my project pages. This time I show the making of a bracelet from scratch. The idea for the bracelet was based a common thrust bearing. Take a look: http://www.abrasha.com/process/pbb/pbb-00.htm Abrasha http://www.abrasha.com
July 14th 05 04:36 PM
by Curtis Gates Go to last post
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Yellow to White Gold by Frank
I have a yellow gold wedding ring and would like to have it cast into either white gold or platinum. Is there any company or process out there that would allow me to take my sacred ring and redesign it with white gold or platinum? Thanks, Frank
July 14th 05 02:57 AM
by Heinrich Butschal Go to last post
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best white gold? by m4816k
14k vs. 18k? Palladium vs. nickel? Which brings the best white color? Thanks!
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July 11th 05 04:22 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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What kind of insurance by [email protected]
I do jewelry work part time, work at home, and need to get some type of insurance or bond to cover specific jewelry related liability, like lost or broken stones, etc, etc, especially if the stone is one that the customer says that belonged to Aunt Betty that was given to her by Uncle Tom...
July 11th 05 03:18 AM
by Marilee J. Layman Go to last post
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working with mirrors by Robert Benson
Folks You might find it intriguing to check out this address about working with mirrors: http://www.classicalcdreview.com/flash.html Thanks!
July 11th 05 03:18 AM
by Robert Benson Go to last post
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Need some info about epoxy/adhesive by kk
Hi everyone, I am a graduate researcher at a university in the US. My work involves extensive use of a adhesive/epoxy made by omega(www.omega.com). I want to know desperately the value of its viscosity. The epoxy i use is OmegaBond-200 (OB-200) I tried to call up Omega. But they do not have the...
July 9th 05 02:14 AM
by Andrew Werby Go to last post
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Fracture question - newbie by Cumberpach
When looking into a say, a cabochon-cut amythist and you see wall-like divisions, is this fault called a fracture ? Is there a site which shows pics of faults etc ? TIA Pete
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July 9th 05 02:14 AM
by Cumberpach Go to last post
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annealing brass by C Ryman
Could someone help me out, please. I'm trying to anneal brass but it's turning copper color in the pickle. I put a piece of silver wire in to see if the pickle is bad and plating it with copper. No changes to the silver yet. Most of what I've read about annealing just says to heat until it is...
July 8th 05 01:46 AM
by Abrasha Go to last post
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import taxes by Jim Bello
does anyone know where to find information on what items imported into the U.S. require an import tax? I have found a couple of sites that offer guides for a price, but there is usually a government site that has the info for free. I have an opportunity to purchase unset carved agate cameos...
July 7th 05 05:59 AM
by Abrasha Go to last post
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[ADVERT] FS Model Master Mill / Artcam by Jim
Model Master Mill. Upgraded Rotary and Limit Switches. Xlnt Cond. Don't need two any more. I also have a CNC100 with NSK Spindle etc. Both in xlnt cond. Either comes with Artcam/Jewelsmith and USB Dongle. Matrix files import directly into Artcam for output on the mills. Artcam is a VERY SIMPLE...
July 6th 05 02:17 AM
by Jim Go to last post
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Nylon earring findings/earwire/posts by Glenn A. Heslop
I am looking for a supplier of Nylon or plastic components to make earrings with. If you know where I can look, it'd be greatly appreciated. Sue.
July 5th 05 01:46 AM
by Marilee J. Layman Go to last post
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Milling as a process by Michael
Does anyone here make use of a minature CNC machine to mill jewellery pieces. I have been investigating this and have found the "Roland JWX-10" product which is designed to mill non-metal objects (like wax) for castings. Any personal experiences? Thanks Michael
July 4th 05 10:06 PM
by Andrew Werby Go to last post
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Jewellers Table by Michael
What is the ideal height for a Jewellers table? My estimate is about 750mm (29.5 inches) from the floow to the top of the work surface. Any opinions?
July 4th 05 07:14 PM
by William Black Go to last post
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I need white by Michael
What material can be used for white? First choice would be ivory, but I'm not sure that it is available anymore (isn't selling ivory banned worldwide?) I'd love a substance that looks waxy in texture, is fairly hard, can be carved/engraved / milled into a flat block about 1/ inch square. It...
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July 4th 05 06:46 AM
by Carl Go to last post
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Many questions about my new watch by [email protected]
I got an Omega Seamaster Chrono Diver 300M about a month and a half ago, and I have a couple questions and comments about my experience with it: -Some parts of the watch case and bracelet are rhodium plated. I noticed after a couple days that there were ultra-fine 'scratches', more like 'rainbow...
July 3rd 05 05:12 PM
by m4816k Go to last post
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American Jade-where to buy some by Helmut Cichuttek
Hi In 1970 I bought a jade ring for my wife in Wyoming off Interstate 80. It is hnown as apple green jade and is found suuposedly only in this locality. The color is very even and has no light markings, very much like an unripened Granny Smith apple. Hope this will help. Colonius
July 3rd 05 05:12 PM
by Helmut Cichuttek Go to last post
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cold dopping by Ted Gittinger
I am interested in knowing of any cold-dopping methods that have been found to work well, especially for opals. Will Epoxy work, following by dissolving the glue using Attack or some other solvent? Regards, Ted Gittinger
July 3rd 05 10:05 AM
by Rick Cook Go to last post
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[ ADVERT ] jewelry making videos for rent, online, delivered by mail by TJIC
I hope you'll forgive a brief plug: I run Technical Video Rental. We're now in our third year of renting out instructional and craft videos online, and delivering them via first class mail to your door. We carry videos on jewelry making, bead making, glass working, polymer clay, sculpture,...
June 29th 05 03:46 AM
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May I have your comments ? by Barry
Hi I am the new one for this group; my name is called Barry coming from Hong Kong. You may wonder that why I join this group? As I would like to have your comments in regard to my handmade bracelet and earrings. One of my hobbies is to collect some special beads, recently I have collected...
June 29th 05 03:45 AM
by Marilee J. Layman Go to last post
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