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A jewelry tumbler can save you valuable time in a studio. It can place a mirror finish on a piece in minutes and work harden findings so you
August 07, 2019

Why You Need a Jewelry Tumbler in Your Studio

by Erica Stice

If you love mirror finishes a jewelry bench polisher is the ideal tool for you. But did you also know that it's an excellent tool to work harden your findings, too? In my opinion, this is one tool that every jewelry studio can benefit from.

A jewelry bench polisher will save you time. From sanding, to satin and mirror finishes, this mini jewelry tool will become the workhorse in your studio!
July 16, 2019

Jewelry Bench Polisher & Attachments

by Erica Stice

A bench polisher is indispensable in a jewelry studio! Find out why, with this guide to jewelry bench polishing and attachments.

Learn different ways on how to safely clean gold-filled jewelry. Plus, find pointers on fabrication and finishing pitfalls.
March 22, 2018

Cleaning Gold-Filled Jewelry

by Erica Stice

Learn how to safely clean gold-filled jewelry. Plus, find pointers on fabrication and finishing pitfalls.

Flex shaft attachments can be overwhelming! Learn which ones you need in your jewelry studio along with techniques and tips for jewelry finishing.
May 02, 2017

Flex Shaft Attachments for Finishing

by Erica Stice

A flex shaft (or Dremel) rotary is one of the most indispensable metalsmithing tools in the jewelry studio . We use flex shafts for sanding, polishing, cutting and drilling. They shave time off in the studio so we can move on to other projects. I love our flex shaft but ...

Learn about surface finishes used on jewelry to improve products or create interesting visual effects. Educate yourself to be a resource for your clients.
May 10, 2016

Metal Surface Finishes on Manufactured Findings

by Hilary Halstead Scott

Do you have questions regarding jewelry finishes? What layers or effects are added to jewelry items? Learn about metal plating, anti-tarnish treatments, tool texture effects, and patinas in our latest article.

A jeweler's flex shaft is a rotary tool with attachment heads that can perform many tasks. Learn all about this indispensable tool for your jeweler's bench.
July 24, 2012

What is a Flex Shaft - Why Jewelers Can't Work Without This Tool

by Hilary Halstead Scott

Learn about the amazing jeweler's flex shaft and all the things it can do in your studio.

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