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  • [] Jewelry Cad Dream. Change of life style in the jewelry retail game.
    by Allan Straton
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  • [] Servicing a Cavallin Rolling Mill.
    by hansmeevis
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  • [] #WordlessWednesday ...with Oscar Heyman - See You At LUXURY Prive New York?
    by Robyn Hawk
     O S C A R   H E Y M A N W O R K S H O P   S E R I E S :   J U L Y  2 0 1 5 POLISHING WHEELS IN OUR WORKSHOPTHRUMMING: A HAND POLISHING METHOD USING STRINGTO REACH INACCESSIBLE AREAS OF JEWELRYCHRYSOBERYL, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND PLATINUM RING(OHB#302349)DRAWER OF GUARD RING SAMPLESNEW JEWELRY ON ITS WAY TO BE CLEANEDAQUAMARINE, PINK SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND PLATINUM EARRINGS(OHB#706262)ALL IMAGES AND DESIGNS COPYRIGHT © 2015 OSCAR HEYMAN  WWW.OSCARHEYMAN.COM....

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  • [] Is your Third Hand Ruining Your Soldering?
    by jeanettecaines
    For some of you, the answer is yes! Here’s why: Third hands (or arms) are made of steel which has a much higher melting point than the jewelry metals, silver, gold, brass, and copper. That’s a good thing or it wouldn’t be helpful in holding elements while we solder. However, third hands act as a heat sink meaning they can draw a lot of heat away from your piece and into themselves. Often, when solder refuses to flow properly it....

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  • [] moving...
    by kim
    Hey there readers,I have moved this here blog over to my website. Won't you check in there?Happy Summer!kimPlease leave a comment, I would love to see what is on your mind.....

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  • [] Turquoise Today
    by rincontrading
    07/06/15      Turquoise is a popular stone in jewelry since ancient times.. Turquoise can come from many places and from many mines. Some of the most popular turquoise comes from Arizona . The Sleeping Beauty mine in Arizona (which closed in 2012) produced some of the most beautiful turquoise and it is in high demand. Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Mine got its name from the mountain that resembles a sleeping woman who is lying on her back with her arms....

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  • [] #InRetrospect - A Look Back - "Into the Oh! Zone" Tourmaline Of The Himalaya Mine
    by Robyn Hawk
    Reprint from the 2010 Issue of Pala Minerals "Minfermation February 2010"http://www.palaminerals.com/news_2010_v1.php#palaminerals_febMineral and Mineralogy NewsInto the Oh! ZoneA study of Himalaya Mine tourmalineColor zoning in tourmaline is well known to enthusiasts of Southern California minerals. Pala’s Tourmaline Buying Guide includes a couple of lovely examples of the natural phenomenon.Slices of bi-color “watermelon” tourmaline are the centerpieces around which jewelry creations are crafted. San Diego County’s Himalaya Mine, which has a role in our chronicle of Pala International’s 40 years in the trade, produced color-zoned tourmaline for more....

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  • [] #Gemshows July Club, Retail, and Trade Shows
    by Robyn Hawk
    Photo: Robyn Hawk at the West Coast Gem & Mineral ShowJuly 20153-5—FARMINGTON, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; San Juan County Gem & Mineral Society, Farmington Civic Center; 200 W. Arrington 87401; Fri. 10;00 am-6;00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; No Admission fee; hourly door prizes Wheel of Fortune-children Raffel for Amethest Cathedral, 6" Trim Saw, Rock Tumbler, Tow rock Picks Silent Auction Black Light Display; contact Mickie Calvert, 5986 Hwy 64 , Farmington, NM 87401, (505) 632 8288;....

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