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Heat Shield vs. Heat Sink: or Where Do I Put the Tweezers?!

You’ve put a bunch of time into a piece, and now you have to solder a ring onto the end of a chain, or an ear post onto the back of an earring, and you REALLY don’t want to ruin all … Continue reading

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Torch Leaking? Here’s the Test!

You’ve undoubtedly been told – possibly many times – that you need to test your torch regularly for gas leaks.  I was certainly told, but when I was a baby jeweler I didn’t know what to look for, and so, … Continue reading

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