One of my goals for 2014 is to start making filigree jewellery
I had ordered some filigree powdered solder, and discovered that it
was made with a large percentage (about 30%) of zink.
I know that there is zinc in most silver solders, but given that zinc
can “eat away at gold and silver”, I am concerned that with the large
quantity of zinc in the solder, I might have to segregate my filigree
soldering and soldering tools from those that I use in my other
What type of solder is typically used in silver filigree?
Are there any filigree artists out there that can discuss their
approach to soldering filigree and their thoughts on high zinc