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Jewelry Artists Guide to Liver of Sulfur

Jewelry Artists Guide to Liver of Sulfur

A Guide to Creating Patinas & Finishes using Liver of Sulfur

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Tumblers and the Dreaded Black Contamination

Tumblers and th Dreaded Black Contamination

Have you opened your rotary tumbler barrel expecting sparkling, shiny jewelry and instead found your silver...bronzy or black film?

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Gemstones in Metal Clay

Gemstones in Metal Clay

Many natural gemstones can be set into metal clay and fired in place. Other gemstones will not survive the heat. Should be set after firing.

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Why are Silver Clay Prices Going Up?

Why are Silver Clay Prices Going Up?

"What's up with the price of silver clay?"

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Ring Sizing

Ring Sizing

Making a ring from metal clay may seem a little intimidating at first, but it's actually very easy.

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Why $50 Silver in 1980 Does Not Count

Why $50 Silver in 1980 Does Not Count

It's true that silver once closed at almost $50 an ounce, but you can't count that.

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Quality Marking

Quality Marking

Have you ever noticed the tiny writing inside of a ring made of silver, gold or platinum?

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