Well done on your weight loss. It's no easy task to try and defeat
evolutionary hard wired biological desires.
Thanks very much Jo! The first stone and a half was easy, but the
rest is proving more stubborn!
eternity band where the stones are set into the band itself, the
stones will either pop out or break depending on whether or not you
are going up or down
Of course! I should have remembered that from reducing a ring of my
daughter's a few years ago. The sapphires popped out and I had to
line the receiving die with it. Then I put the band in. The plastic
baggie gets trashed, but not the ring finish.
I also do something similar. My sterling silver sheet is delivered
with a blue plastic film stuck to both sides for protection. When
dapping, I always leave the plastic on until after shaping, to avoid
marring the surface. Savesme a fair bit of filing!
Thanks for the advice Jo. What you say makes perfect sense. I'll