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  • [] Modify Pliers for Moving V-Cap Prongs
    by parisjc
    Modify Pliers for Moving V-Cap Prongs:   When setting fancy cut stones it is important to adjust the prong spacing to accommodate the stone before cutting the seat.  In some cases V-Cap prongs can be difficult to move in and out without making tool marks on the mounting.    To make this task easy and safe you can modify a pair of Round Nose/Flat Nose pliers.    To modify these pliers I began with a slightly worn separating disc and....

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  • [] Blog-O-Sphere Think Tank: October's topic: "Seasonal shifts....Do you enjoy the changing of the seasons?"
    by Robyn Hawk
    October's topic:  "Seasonal shifts....Do you enjoy the changing of the seasons?"Answer?  Yes and No - I know - how predictable!I am like most women my age, extremely affected by any amount of heat so I love the transition from Fall into Winter - Winter into Spring can be lovely but Summer to Fall can be dicey and because of my choice to live in Southern California Summer is a HUGE issue!Oxnard Beach HousesBut to maintain a doable climate and temperate breezes....

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  • [] #DEF #GoodAwards - Honorees Announced for Diamond Empowerment Fund's Annual ‘GOOD AWARDS’ January 8, 2015
    by Robyn Hawk
    Press Release provided by DEFThe Diamond Empowerment Fund has announced it will honor Jane Seymour, an accomplished actress, artist, jewelry designer, and philanthropist and Jewelers for Children including its highly respected executive director David Rocha at its fourth annual GOOD Awards to be held January 8, 2015 at the Empire Penthouse Lounge in New York City. Seymour, Jewelers for Children and Rocha are being honored for their global leadership and making a positive difference in the lives of countless youth and....

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  • [] Jewelry Cad Dream software : The Fifth Generation. Making a point.
    by Allan Straton
    JEWELRY CAD REVIEWS Why struggle with a Jewellery Cad problem. Use "Jewelry Cad Dream" Hi My name is Allan Stratton This charming handsome young man is the next generation interested in making jewellery. He is my eldest grandson. The fifth generation. If he goes with the old handmade jewellery practices he will not have enough work to make a living for his family. Click the photograph for a demonstration of the power of Jewelry Cad Dream software. He will need....

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  • [] Feeling Inspired after our Pulse Arc Welding Workshop
    by Metalwerx
    The buzz on Ganoksin didn’t stop for almost two weeks after our recent blog article, Pulse Arc Welding for Jewelers: The Revolution is Now! At Metalwerx, we have only just begun to “think like welders” and realize the doors that can open with pulse arc welding technology. For three full days, a very full class of students was fortunate to experience hands-on instruction with 7—yes 7!—Orion Pulse Arc Welders.  There were a variety of models so that students could test....

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  • [] #Gemshows - #October Club Shows - Retail
    by Robyn Hawk
    Gold Sheen Obsidian from the 2014 Denver ShowsOCTOBER 20141-5—JOSHUA TREE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; The Hi-Desert Rockhounds; Sportsman's Club of Joshua Tree; 6225 Sunburst St.; Daily 9-6; free admission; rocks, minerals, jewelry, gold panning; contact Roger Thompson, 6225 Sunburst St., Joshua Tree, CA 92252, (760) 366-2915 or (760) 902-5340; e-mail: HiDesertRockhounds@gmail.com; Web site: www.jtsportsmansclub.com/gem.html3-5—AUSTIN, TEXAS: Annual show; Austin Gem & Mineral Society; Palmer Events Center; 900 Barton Springs Rd.; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, seniors $4, students (12-18) $1, children....

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  • [] Mermaid Headband Hair Accesories for Mermaids of All Ages
    by lianabennett
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  • [] Serce | The heart
    by TW
    Pewnego dnia zobaczyłem w necie video jak powstawało takie filigranowe serce :   One day I saw a video in web how arose the filigree heart like this: Pomyślałem sobie czy uda mi sie je skopiować i oto wynik:   I thought, I have tried to copy that and here is the result:   [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="851"] frame[/caption]     [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="850"] about 6x3 cm[/caption]     [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="850"] with some decorations[/caption]   [caption id=""....

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  • [] Metal Man
    by Revere Academy
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  • [] Nest's Humming Bird Pendant.
    by hansmeevis
    Cross. posted from my main blog ____________________________________________________ I been hassling a long time on nest’s humming bird.   This was the first humming bird,painted with vitreous enamels. It didn’t gel for me—too big belly---too big head. So I made two steel die’s that I could make the two bowls above them. The copper one fits nicely in the silver one.   I drew it out first. I used carbon paper which I had to correct. Now I learned to use....

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