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Silver techniques: annealing and crosslinking

If you own jewelry shop and welding know you can apply the technique of metal annealing and crosslinking of your handcrafted jewelry.

The crosslinking is to bring the material (I’ve tested only with silver 900) with the jeweler’s torch to the point where it begins to melt, to bubble, to deform a bit, and stop there, cools and is re cooked … neither more nor less. Continue reading