Jewelry Making Tools

  • Basic Forging Setup for Beginners

    Mixing and making my own metals is probably my favorite aspect of jewelry fabrication.  Simple changes in percentages of precious metals and alloy...
  • Intro to Jewelry Making: Tools

    I have worn a few different 'hats' in my life from wildland firefighter to RN to goldsmith (and a handful of others).  Each of them has brought a ...
  • Let's Talk About Fire (Specifically Propane/Oxygen)

    Fire has entranced humans from the day we first discovered what it was and how to harness it. But, how many of you know the chemical and molecular...
  • Basic Soldering Setup for Beginners

    If you are like me, when taking on a new adventure or hobby it is nice to know a good setup of tools to get started.  I really don't enjoy beginn...
  • Let's Talk About the Fear of Trying Something New

      When I started making fabricated jewelry, I had a lot if moments filled with an abundance of concern that I would fuck up. What if I melted a ri...