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10 Common Mistakes Jewelers Make When Soldering

1. Assuming 14 = 14K “No K is a no know”. Karat laws do not govern items marked without a “K” (14YS vs. 14KYS). So if a solder is not stamped with a “K” the number is no indication of the true gold content. 2. Thinking lower karat = lower temperature Lower karat does not […]

10 Common Mistakes Jewelers Make When Plating

1. Not using a beaker Chemical beakers are designed to hold harsh chemicals and will not react with or contaminate plating solutions or the rinse water, where other containers can. 2. Using a karat gold anode Colored gold plating solutions (14K, 18K, Pink etc.) require the use of an insoluble stainless steel anode. Using any […]

1 KG Digital Melting Furnace For Metal & Jewelry

1 KG Digital Melting Furnace For Metal & Jewelry

This easy-to-operate furnace has a high-temperature ceramic chamber, enabling extended casting time. The digital regulator, with built-in auto stabilizer, offers precise temperature control and maintenance. Use this unit to melt down precious metals and jewelry; such as, gold and silver; and base metals: copper, zinc, tin, aluminum, and more.  Each unit Includes tongs, a graphite […]

5 Things To Keep In Mind To Facilitate The Jewelry Creation Process

Having the right jewelry making tools and supplies makes things so much easier. Without them, being a jeweler would be almost unimaginable and much more challenging. With them, however, not only can you accomplish the task much more time-efficiently, but also shape the gems in various different ways and styles. Still not sure whether you […]

3 Toughest Challenges Faced By The Jewelry Industry

The jewelry industry, although prestigious and honorable, is not without its own set of problems. Although we don’t claim to have all the answers by any means, discussing them serves a great purpose – bringing us closer to finding them. So with that in mind, what are the top 3 toughest challenges faced by the […]

LED Sidearm Clamp Based Bench Lamp, #13.108

This LED sidearm lamp has 90 energy efficient bulbs that provide perfect lighting.  Simple one touch brightness control, single taps. Totally adjustable lamp head, arm and body.  Arm length extends from 15.75″ to 30″. Emits soft light without ghost, glare or flicker.  880 lumens, 15 watts.  Contemporary design with high grade aluminum alloy arm.  Sturdy […]

Presidium Gem Tester II

The most trusted and sought after colored gemstone tester just got better. Identifies diamonds, moissanites and most colored gemstones. Simple and easy to use.  Compact, sturdy and portable. Consistent and reliable results every time. Tests both polished and unpolished gemstones. Tests gemstones as small as 0.02 CT. No waiting time between tests.

Grobet USA® Ring Holder, #48.120

Ring Holder 48.120

The new, exclusive Grobet USA® Ring Holder securely holds all types of rings, including wedding bands and engagement rings. Nylon jaws hold the ring securely, without damaging the ring.  This tool is excellent for jewelers that want to polish the inside of rings. Durable aluminum construction and nylon base holds rings up to 10.5mm in […]

Deluxe Ring Gauge Kit. Perfectly matched finger gauge and ring stick.

An easy and accurate measuring and sizing system.  Never buy a mismatched set again. U.S. Standard 1-16 with Half Sizes This convenient Ring Sizing System contains 31 half-round rings, 7mm wide, and a matching ring mandrel with comfort grip rubber handle. Finger gauges and ring stick are perfectly matched in graduated full and half sizes to ensure an accurate […]