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Fire and silver: Tricks of the trade from a bench jeweller

For many starting out in the craft of jewellery fabrication and goldsmithing, sterling silver (or 925 silver) serves as the jumping off point into the world of working with precious materials and metals. A large component of jewellery fabrication requires the skills of soldering, annealing, and torch techniques. While this can be intimidating, getting to know your torch and discovering how to work with sterling silver can be your best friend and, ultimately, one of the most useful tools at your work bench.

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