All posts tagged "stainless steel"

  • Daily Wire Tip August 25: Jewelry Wire for Earrings

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for August 25, 2011 Question: I am an artisan and would like to make economical wire earrings. What type of wire do you recommend? Sterling silver is a bit too expensive for...

    • Posted August 24, 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. 28: Metal Jump Rings in a Tumbler

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip January 28, 2010 Question: What kind of media do I use in my new tumbler when working with metal pieces such as jump rings? Answer: For working with just metal like jump rings...

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Jan. 9: How to Keep Stainless Shot Free of Residue

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip January 09, 2010 Question: How does one keep stainless steel shot, used for tumbling a piece, free of black oxides that build up and can impart a dark residue to silver? Answer: First...

    • Posted January 9, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Jan. 5: New Drums Leaving Black on Silver

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip January 05, 2010 Question: I just got a new Lortone tumbler and stainless steel shot.  I have heard that new drums can leave black marks on silver. Should I do something special to...

    • Posted January 5, 2010
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