Category Archives: Tech Tip

Adventures with an Aquaflame Part 1 … Introducing Little Miss #SmeltyMelty

WARNING!! This post is techy and likely to be of no interest to anyone who doesn’t use heat on their metal Continue reading

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ScrapHappy May 2021

One of my favourite way to reuse the waste from my silversmithing is to heat it into balls and pebbles. Casting is going to be next, but for instant gratification of a job well done, it’s hard to beat this. … Continue reading

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Hallmarked silver – a cautionary tale

A stamp saying 925 is NOT a guarantee that something is sterling Continue reading

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Scraphappy April 2021

ScrapHappy April 2021
In honour of #FirstContactDay a brooch suggesting warp travel to the moon and milky way Continue reading

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How did I do that – Daffodils?

It’s not all #HookerRing and #StarTrek here at Gilly Towers you know. I receive quite a few commission enquiries. Some I have to turn down because they involve a skill set beyond my abilities some because I know I’m not … Continue reading

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