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Learn Simple Soldering Hoop & Pendulum Tutorial

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Learn Simple Soldering Hoop & Pendulum Tutorial

10.99

In this tutorial you can expect to learn how to form and solder a hoop, how to make a balled headpin and how to make an ear wire from a balled headpin. Directions will be given on how to make the hoop and pendulum earrings pictured, as well as design ideas for other similar styles. You should have a basic understanding of how to light and use a butane torch. Basic soldering knowledge is also helpful.

This 20 page tutorial is filled with pictures and well written descriptions of each step. Included also is a comprehensive resource list with item numbers from the Rio Grande catalog/website, a reputable jewelry supply house that carries most of the tools and supplies that you will need.

I will share tips and tricks, like what gauge wire works best for each of the components, how to clean your silver and brass components if you accidentally copper plate them in the pickle pot, and how to make strong jewelry components without a tumbler, etc.

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In this tutorial you can expect to learn how to form and solder a hoop, how to make a balled headpin and how to make an ear wire from a balled headpin. Directions will be given on how to make the hoop and pendulum earrings pictured, as well as design ideas for other similar styles. You should have a basic understanding of how to light and use a butane torch. Basic soldering knowledge is also helpful.

This 20 page tutorial is filled with pictures and well written descriptions of each step. Included also is a comprehensive resource list with item numbers from the Rio Grande catalog/website, a reputable jewelry supply house that carries most of the tools and supplies that you will need.

I will share tips and tricks, like what gauge wire works best for each of the components, how to clean your silver and brass components if you accidentally copper plate them in the pickle pot, and how to make strong jewelry components without a tumbler, etc.