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Tips in how to work with jewelry designs

Designing jewelry

In my opinion there is no right or wrong way in how to design jewelry, as long as you find the balance in getting the shapes, textures, sizes and colors right. Some people might like very simple designs and some might like a bit more out there pieces. Fashion play a big role in  what people choose. I look at the trends, but I still like to create my own “look” in the jewelry pieces I make. Continue reading Tips in how to work with jewelry designs

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How to clean your silver jewelry

Cleaning products for silver jewelry

Get the perfect shiny finish on your silver jewelry without using a polishing machine. It is easy, low cost and you get great results.

First you need to look at the jewelry you want to clean up:

  • Does it just need a light clean up to look shiny?
  • Is it very tarnished and needs a good clean up?
  • Is it oxidesed and you want to keep that antique look?

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How to get amazing colours when burning titanium

Titanium metal color change with heat

I use a gas torch to heat the titanium and to get all the different colors. You get the brightest colors on a high polished piece of titanium. When you heat and get the colors in the titanium it is only in the top layer of the metal, so the colors will wear off over time. It is like a plating. Continue reading How to get amazing colours when burning titanium

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How to work with titanium

Titanium necklace with blue or purple color

Anita’s tips

Titanium as a metal – Titanium is a very hard metal to work with. If you are used to working with silver, this metal is so much harder to work with, and you can’t heat it up like the silver to make it softer.

Another thing with the titanium is that you can’t solder it like the silver. Continue reading How to work with titanium