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Laser Engraving

Laser engraving is a popular technique used for adding intricate designs and patterns to various surfaces, including jewellery. It offers a precise and detailed way to personalise and enhance the appearance of jewellery pieces. Laser engraving on jewellery involves using a high-powered laser beam to etch or burn the surface…

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Restyling Jewellery - Things to consider

When restyling an old piece of jewellery, there are several factors you should consider to ensure a successful transformation. Here are some important things to keep in mind:Style and Vision: Determine the desired style and overall vision for the piece. Decide whether you want a complete transformation or prefer to…

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Case Study - Suzy's show-stopping ring!

Suzy had inherited some jewellery items from her late mother and grandmother, including a pair of earrings and ring both with amethyst stones. She explained that she wanted to incorporate these stones in one piece of jewellery that would give the stones a brand new life. She was keen to…

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Lost Wax Casting

Lost wax casting, also known as investment casting, is a technique used to create complex and detailed metal objects. It is one of the oldest known metal casting methods, dating back thousands of years. The process involves creating a wax pattern, encasing it in a mould, and then melting the…

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Cleaning your Silver Jewellery

The oxidation process on silver jewellery refers to the chemical reaction between silver and oxygen in the air, leading to the formation of silver oxide (Ag2O) on the surface of the jewellery. This reaction is also known as tarnishing.The image on the left shows a sterling silver bracelet which is…

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Storing your Jewellery

Storing precious metal jewellery properly is important to maintain its lustre and prevent damage or tarnish. Here are some tips to help you store your precious metal jewellery effectively:Clean your jewellery: Before storing your jewellery, make sure it's clean and free from any dirt, oils, or residue. Use a mild…

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