Peridot-August

Peridot is one of those stones that we take for granted. It’s not expensive, it’s easily obtained and I have known August babies who think their birthstone is unattractive. “Why could’t I have been born in May or September?”, [ … ] Read More

Diamond-April

Ever notice how many song titles have the word “diamond” or “diamonds” in them? “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds”, “Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes”, “Shine On You Crazy Diamond”, and of course, “Diamonds Are A Girl’s [ … ] Read More

Great Customer Service!

I just received my first order from your company & I wanted to say that I am impressed with how quickly my shipment arrived. On the very same day I ordered from your company, I ordered a few items [ … ] Read More

Soldering Station Set Up

Solder Station Setup Ideally we would have a separate well ventilated studio with big windows letting in natural light with little bunnies and fawns frolicking just outside in our personal forest, near enough to touch. However we live in [ … ] Read More

spring bling

Workingsilver Spring Show and Sale Just in time for Mother’s Day!!     The sun suddenly appears from the gray sky, the layers of cloths peel away revealing naked collar bones and wrists, and the jewels get piled on. [ … ] Read More

Files

There are many different cuts, shapes and varieties of files; some files are designed to meet very specific needs. When searching for the perfect files for your bench, consider the material you will be working with, the level of [ … ] Read More

Inspiration Is Everywhere

While walking in downtown Vancouver the other day from the Skytrain to a meeting, I started to wonder what I was going to write about for my first Blog for Workingsilver, when I quickly and easily became distracted by [ … ] Read More

What File Should I Use?

There are many different cuts, shapes and varieties of files; some files are designed to meet very specific needs. When searching for the perfect files for your bench, consider the material you will be working with, the level of [ … ] Read More

WorkingSilver Jewellery Show & Sale – Oct 2015

Here at WorkingSilver, we have really amazing students.  Our teaching studio is the beating heart of our business; the energy and excitement in each class is something quite special. We have taught everyone from absolute beginners to established jewellers [ … ] Read More

What is Keum-Boo?

Keum-Boo is an ancient Korean technique where 24K gold foil is applied to silver using heat and pressure.   Pure gold (24K) and silver have a similar atomic structure, so once the metal is heated to a temperature of [ … ] Read More