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Firstly thank you so much for your site. It is like a miracle to a novice jewellery maker like me. I'm getting a bit confused by all the advice around
How can I do this on copper, bronze or other metals best suited for this effect? Stacy's Answer: Hi Gene! Rainbow effects can be painted on with a torch
My gel patina only discolored my brass piece instead of darkening in the crevices. Stacy's Answer: Liver-of-sulfur does not do much of anything to brass,
Where are you located? Stacy's Answer: I'm in the Tampa Bay Area (Pasco county) and teach primarily from the Stirling Studio in downtown Dunedin. Links
When I put the gold filled rings into the tumbler they're bright and shiny out of the pickle. Then when I take them out they turn a dark gold/copper color...
If I seal my handmade copper jewelry do I loose the health benefit of wearing copper? Stacy's Answer: Copper is an essential trace element and the topic
Hi! I just recently bought some bare copper wire and liver of sulfur to patina it with. I was wondering if I should seal the wire with something to keep
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If you don't use a tumbler what specific steps or products should you use to thoroughly clean your pieces before adding to the patina? I do not usually