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 […]
There are three main factors to consider when choosing a clasp for your jewelry design; size/weight, price, and aesthetics. Clasps all do a similar job, so there is always more than one solution to choose from. However certain styles are ultimately more suited to some tasks than others, and so this is why we have […]
Like all trends, metal trends come and go and often move in cycles when tracked over a significant period. There are many different factors which can affect what is popular at any one time. However, the bottom line remains – what products are selling best, and that always makes for interesting reading.