All posts tagged "oxidize"

  • Daily Wire Tip Sept. 15: Testing Czech Beads

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for September 15, 2011 Question: Can I oxidize a sterling silver necklace that has Swarovski® crystals and colored Czech glass? I think the crystals can go into the liver of sulfur, but...

    • Posted September 14, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip: Working with Copper Tarnish

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I use a lot of copper wire and like the look of high shine on some of my hammered heavy-gauge pieces. I use steel wool and it almost glows. However, the...

    • Posted August 23, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 19: What is Liver Sulfate?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 19, 2010 Question: I am new to beading.  What is liver sulfate and why is it used? Answer: Liver of sulphur/sulfur is a chemical made of potassium sulfides that is used to...

    • Posted May 19, 2010
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