silver soldering jewellery courses in London
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Soldering tips for jewellers: the first step to soldering success is in understanding the principles

Soldering tips for jewellers: the first step to soldering success is in understanding the principles: Soldering skills will of course improve after long hot hours at the bench, but to really demystify the process you need to understand the science behind it so you can create a true recipe for success. Till you understand your result you’ve got to keep asking ‘Why does this happen?’

Vitreous enamelling techniques on copper, steel and silver
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Jewellery Courses 2015-2016

Our expert jewellers at Flux have devised a range of unusual and stimulating jewellery courses and workshops for you to come and develop your skills. Don’t forget to check out our regular 10 week courses that run every term – autumn, spring and summer. Learn all about chain making, find out how to recycle your scrap silver, explore forming techniques, make a ring, set a stone….. we hope we have something for everyone here, and everything for some keen students too!

casting techniques for jewellery, delft casting with precious metals
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Casting silver with stone and gem inclusions

When casting silver into a delft clay mould you have to be open to all manner of success; opening the mould is always a breath-holding moment!

There wasn’t much time for taking photos this week – but the Tuesday highlight goes to Lynn, who successfully cast a silver ring with a quartz inclusion