Invest in an Annealing Pan

OK I’m in love with my new annealing pan with pumice! I love the rush of new tools and supplies and riding the wave of the new inspiration they bring! And it’s also possible this momma has witnessed waaay too much Moana lately. I cannot stress how much this tool has upped my jewelry game!…

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Silicone Polishers for Rotary Tool

I’m really enjoying these silicone polishers! I’ve had them for a little while, but I’m just getting into using them. This is a prong setting for a free form statement stone. In this pic, I’ve just sawn around the shape of the stone and prongs and now I’m sanding down/polishing the edges to make it…

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Brass Bristle Brush Burnishing

When you’re working with sterling silver (92.5% silver) or fine silver (99.9% silver), including silver precious metal clay (pmc), you’ll need to burnish your silver in order to finish your piece. Whenever you heat your piece, it will turn colors. If heated in a kiln, it will turn white. After soldering, you’ll need to pickle…

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A Helping Hand – 360 Bench Vise

I just ran across this marvelous bench vice option today, and I’m seriously considering ordering it for my bench. I have a hard time with my hands falling asleep or going numb. It can happen at any time, but mostly when I’m really trying to get some work done. Not the easiest thing to deal…

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Save a Lung – Get a Fume Extractor

If you’re just starting out soldering, please pay attention to your own safety and keep it at the utmost importance. The world needs you and your special talents! So please keep your body safe. Soldering your jewelry – or anything really – can release toxins and/or fumes into the air that are not good for…

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Guitar Pick Shape Template

One of the most popular designs in my shop is my guitar pick shaped fingerprint piece. It’s been a great gift for many gentlemen, as well as ladies, who are music lovers! The pull to music runs very deep in my family, so this piece- this shape brings up beautiful memories for me, which make…

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Mini Vice Tool

What stops many new jewelers from becoming full-time jewelers is the cost of tools! Let’s face it, it can get expensive fast! BUT when you’re just beginning, it doesn’t have to be so expensive, if you’re willing to try to hunt up some good deals, and wait until your skills have developed to purchase the…

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