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How permanent is the LOS patina when applied to hot silver within hot water? Stacy's Answer: Not permanent at all. It is a patina surface treatment and
I left my silver chain in the solution too long, how can I reverse it? Thanks, Geri Stacy's Answer: What solution Geri? Liver-of-sulfur? For LOS, you can
Fossilized coprolite cabochon pendant
A guided independent studies class for the intermediate to more advanced metalsmith student.
In this fast-paced 2-day jewelry making workshop you'll go beyond simple soldering and learn some of the finer techniques with the torch.
Hi, I am brand new to jewelry work. I'm using copper that I hand-stamp. I'm using LOS to patina, I've noticed on a few pieces small almost bubbles? Any
In this 5 day accelerated class you'll learn the basics of metal jewelry fabrication while making some fun metal projects.
My Argentium silver is now black after I solider them how can I salvage them? Stacy's Answer: Tumbling does not remove torch residue or firescale as it's
Hi, we live in Bali and tumble alot of small bits and pieces for our jewelry. We just bought a new Chinese(kyngty jewelry Machine) rotary tumbler and
Hi! Thanks for a great blog again. I make silver jewellery and use my tumbler a lot. I have a couple of issues - 1. If I have hand polished an item to