All posts tagged "cleaning"

  • Featured Jewelry Tool: Brass Brush #BRS-968.00

    by Rose Marion, Tool of the Week for April 8, 2013 This week’s tool: Brass Brush with Wooden Handle, #BRS-968.00 Video by Kate, This week’s featured tool from is the Brass Brush with a...

    • Posted April 8, 2013
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  • Featured Tool April 9: 2-Quart Ultrasonic Cleaning Machine

    by Rose Marion, Tool of the Week for April 9, 2012 This week’s tool: 2-quart Ultrasonic Cleaning Machine, #CLN-520.30 Demonstration by Kate, This ultrasonic cleaner from Euro Tool and Oris Nelson Enerprise is a jewelry-cleaning...

    • Posted April 9, 2012
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  • Daily Wire Tip Sept. 28: Cleaning Chandelier Crystals for Wire Wrapping

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for September 28, 2011 Question: Dale, thank you for all of your daily tips; I read every one of them and have learned so much! I particularly like the articles on gem-rocks....

    • Posted September 27, 2011
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  • How to Clean Copper and Brass Jewelry Wire

    By Mary W. Bailey In these economic times, we as artists and jewelers are faced with the shock of the price increases in precious metals. Silver and gold prices have skyrocketed and we are finding ourselves faced...

    • Posted August 7, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip June 14: Keeping Argentium’s Silver Sheen

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for June 14, 2011 Question: Dale, you often speak well of Argentium® silver. I’ve never used it, but my partner who makes beautiful chain bracelets and neck chains made one, and it...

    • Posted June 13, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Mar. 24: Siamese Jewelry and Nielloware

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for March 24, 2011 Question: I have read that Dale does not use a tumbler, but maybe someone else can tell me what happened. I use a tumbler for short periods of...

    • Posted March 23, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Jan. 18: Cleaning Ivory with Toothpaste?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for January 18, 2011 Question: I have a stained, dirty piece of ivory. Can I clean it with toothpaste, a tooth brush and a little warm water? Ivory is basically teeth anyway!...

    • Posted January 17, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Nov. 27: Water Spots on Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for November 27, 2010 Question: I have wire that has water spots on it, is there anyway I can remove them, or is it useless now? -Rose in St. Simons Island, Georgia...

    • Posted November 26, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip: Commercial Jewelry and Tarnish

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I get so many questions about tarnish. Why doesn’t the jewelry in commercial jewelry stores tarnish (for instance, my wedding ring) if they are made out of the same sterling silver...

    • Posted November 2, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Oct. 11: When to Let Go of a Cleaning Cloth

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for October 11, 2010 Question: I purchased a cleaning/polishing cloth, and it’s worked terrific. Now it’s quite dirty. The directions said it had some sort of chemicals on it. Can I wash...

    • Posted October 10, 2010
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