All posts tagged "tarnish"

  • Daily Wire Tip June 5: Removing Rust Without Damaging Tools

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip June 05, 2010 Question: Unfortunately I live in a very humid state and my tools are beginning to show signs of rust. How do I remove the rust without damaging the tools? Answer:...

    • Posted June 5, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip June 1: Argentium Wire

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip June 01, 2010 Question: I’m looking for a silver wire won’t tarnish, but shine brightly, about 26-gauge, 14-gauge, or 10-gauge. I like the jewelry for sale in Swarovski stores, and I always wonder...

    • Posted June 1, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip May 20: Should I Use WD-40 to Prevent Tarnishing?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip May 20, 2010 Question: There is an email circulating which claims that WD-40 will keep silver from tarnishing.  Is that true?  If so, how is it used to stop the tarnish? Answer: As...

    • Posted May 20, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip April 16: Can You Use Flitz in a Tumbler?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip April 16, 2010 Question: Can you use flitz in a tumbler to protect silver jewelry? If so with what media? Answer: I have to admit that neither my husband nor I had ever...

    • Posted April 16, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip April 9: Cleaning Tarnish off Turquoise Jewelry

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip April 09, 2010 Question: When I wrap turquoise pendants, they turn black in areas from the silver rubbing against them. What can I do to take this off of the gemstone? Answer: Turquoise...

    • Posted April 9, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip March 18: Caring For Your Hands

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip March 18, 2010 Question: How do I take care of my hands as I work with wire?  I seem to end up with something that looks like mechanic hands at the end...

    • Posted March 18, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Jan. 24: Anti-Tarnish Paper

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip January 24, 2010 Question: I do know of some easy ways to clean copper safely. But my question is – Will the papers we use for silver also keep copper shiny when we...

    • Posted January 24, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Jan. 19: Why Would My Silver Tarnish?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip January 19, 2010 Question: In July I sold a piece of silver.  Three weeks later the customer returned the piece and to my amazement it was black.  I re-tumbled the piece and it...

    • Posted January 19, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Jan. 5: Removing Tarnish from Argentium

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip January 05, 2010 Question: If Argentium tarnishes to pale blond, how does one remove the tarnish?  Can a regular anti tarnish cloth be used? Answer: The light and rarely occurring tarnish that appears...

    • Posted January 5, 2010
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