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Differences between sterling silver, fine silver, silver plated and silver filled

A lot of people when they start making jewellery, struggle with the issue of what wire to use. I started with copper, then moved onto coloured craft wire until I decided I liked the colour of silver best of all. Since then I’ve made pieces in both sterling silver wire – round and square – …

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Hybrid Jewellery – joining soldering and wire wrapping techniques

Before I studied as a jeweller I started out by making wire wrapped jewellery. I was fascinated by the design possibilities that could be achieved with the simple use of some wires a coupe of pliers. I was also aware of it’s limitations, which is why I decided to take my studies further. I was …