08/04/2021 preparing copper for enamelling

How to prepare copper for enamelling?

In this post, I write about preparing copper for enamelling from cutting the blank to counter enamelling in detail. Which metal can I use for vitreous enamelling? Frequently used metals for enamelling are silver, copper and gold due to their high melting temperature. Some artists have tried brass successfully too, but I have not tried […]

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25/05/2020 design transfer to make jewelry

How to transfer our jewelry design to metal for sawing

I wrote about jeweler’s saw as a necessary tool to make handmade jewelry and how to use it here. There are various methods to transfer the design to the metal so you can cut it using a jeweler’s saw. The basic method is to draw your design on metal using permanent marker. It is usually […]

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