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  • [] Metalwerx Welcomes The Ultra Mod, Bree Richey
    by Metalwerx
    We would like to warmly welcome Bree Richey to the Metalwerx family! As it turns out, “jewelry” and “family” are concepts that are already fairly synonymous to Bree, because as she was growing up, her parents were running a successful jewelry business. As it turns out, Bree inherited not only her parents’ love of metalworking, but their business savvy too. Owner of Bree Richey Designs, this community-minded metalsmith and businesswoman will soon be adding “teacher” to her list of titles,....

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  • [] Is Your Pickle Contaminated?
    by jeanettecaines
    Does this ever happen in your studio? You (or someone else) unthinkingly plunges your (ferrous metal) tweezers in the pickle? Or, someone absentmindedly puts something in the pickle pot with (ferrous metal) binding wire on it. Either way, everything in the pickle pot is now copperplated. Does that mean your pickle is “contaminated” and must be changed? No. I have read in many sources and been told by many jewelers that once copperplating has happened in your pickle, it is....

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  • [] #Gemshows SEPTEMBER Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Shows #Retail #Wholesale
    by Robyn Hawk
    August 201528-30—COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, OC Fair & Event Center; 88 Fair Dr; Fri. Noon-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Students, Adults + Seniors $7, Children ages 0 - 11 Free!; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson,....

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  • [] Pueblo Gem & Mineral Show Announces Schedule for Mineral Lecture Series 2016
    by Robyn Hawk
    This just in from Aisha Jan, "Dates Are Confirmed for the Tucson Mineral Lecture Series 2016"Well Aisha it looks like another program of interesting information - See you there!To be held on the evenings of ...Tuesday February 2nd & Friday February 5th 2016In the courtyard of The International Fine Mineral Building at the Pueblo Gem & Mineral Show, located at the Riverpark Inn Tucson, Arizona. USA.List of Guest Speakers:Dr. Raquel Alonso-Perez. CuratorHarvard University Mineralogical & Geological Museum, Cambridge. USA.Alan D. Hart FGA....

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  • [] Jewelry Cad Dream software. 10 easy steps to Independence making Bespoke Jewelry.
    by Allan Straton
    Hi My name is Allan Stratton Jewelry Cad Dream 2015 software. Step1 Buy a computer capable of making 3D patterns. This is no particular computer but make sure the specs and graphics card are made for 3D graphics programs. Don't make the mistake of buying an off the shelf computer that is not up to the specs as it will only frustrate you if it is slow or hangs through overload. If you buy it from a known retailer make....

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