Silver and Stone Overlay Pendant

This project develops skills in sawing, pierce-work, overlay, sweat soldering, bezel-making, stone setting, and finishing techniques. You can adapt it to different shaped pendants with different pierced-work patterns to complement your stone. The illustrated pendant has a hook, rather [ … ] Read More

Silver Primer

Easily worked with a variety of finishes and adaptable to many styles, silver is a favourite jewellery metal. Silver is one of the three most popular jewellery metals, the others being gold and platinum. Among amateurs who enjoy making [ … ] Read More


Silver is a unique member of the metals family -the “whitest” of all metals. In its pure form this moon-coloured metal is highly lustrous, and can be polished to a mirror finish. Silver was known and used by primitive [ … ] Read More