Classic parallel pliers are an essential bench item, and are often part of even the most basic tool kit for jewellers. Quite different in appearance from other pliers, parallel action pliers hold their position thanks to a compound box joint system, which means they provide an extremely strong grip and won’t spring back once pressure […]
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Melting silver is a natural process and once you get to know the fundamental principles of the metal’s melting points. Commonly used by many jewelers due to its lower melting point, silver is a great place to start when learning how to melt metal to make more complex jewelry designs, and graduate to more difficult soldering […]
Are you getting to know the anatomy of engagement rings? Recently, we talked about FANCY JEWELLERY CLASPS AND HOW TO USE THEM. However, this blog post will help you learn about some of the terminology used when referring to the main element of any ring: the ring shank.