A retired elementary school teacher whose time, energy, and resources are spent on jewelry adventures, traveling with a purpose and fun, time with grandkids, and occasionally substituting to keep her hand in the game.
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Hi, if you are interested in a thorough tutorial on using a soldering iron, this is one I would suggest.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbuTtoqnijg There are others out there if this one doesn’t do it for you. Google search for “soldering jewelry with solder iron”. This technique really requires a video tutorial which is totally beyond my capabilities. I [...]
Thanks! My first attempt is pretty rough…applied the solder too thick and kept trying to smooth it out. Fortunately, we jewelry makers have words like
“Artisan”, “Organic”, and “Rustic” to cover these little imperfections !