All posts tagged "gold filled wire"

  • Daily Wire Tip May 4: Metal Draw Plate Tips

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for May 4, 2011 Question: Hi Dale, I’m curious about draw plates and how to use them. I purchased two draw plates somewhere about a year apart and both times the holes...

    • Posted May 3, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip: What Does 14/20 Gold Filled Mean?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: Hi Dale- I have a question about 14/20 gold filled wire. I know the 14 is 14 karat, but what does the 20 stand for? Thank you. -Deborah in Wenden, Arizona...

    • Posted March 9, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Oct. 8: Different Metals, Different Results

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for October 8, 2010 Question: I have been using square copper and brass wires to try out a design before using the good stuff. It may be my imagination, but even though...

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Sept. 6: What’s Gold Filled Wire?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for September 6, 2010 Question: What is “gold filled” wire? -Trudy in Webster, Texas Answer: When I am asked how to describe gold-filled wire, my response is: picture a sword and its...

    • Posted September 5, 2010
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  • Current Gold Pricing and Fair Gold Wire Prices

    Is now a good time to buy gold? It’s a question that many jewelry makers need answered, but it’s a hard question to consider. As you know, the prices of precious metals fluctuate; many newspapers print the...

    • Posted June 7, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Sept. 29: Can I Twist Gold Filled Wire?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip September 29, 2009 Question: Can I twist gold filled wire without damaging it? Answer: Yes, you can twist individual strands or combination of gold-filled wire with no resulting damage. Answer contributed by...

    • Posted September 29, 2009
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