Selected remarks by Peter W. Rowe (rec.crafts.jewelry) have been
archived and can be read at:
TECHNIQUES OF JEWELRY
Gas mixtures for jewelry torches -Should I use Oxyacetylene?
Silver granulation -How do you get it to stick?
Faberge’s machine-engraving -How did he do it?
Forming sheet silver How can I do it?
The well-cut gemstone How can you tell?
Tightening prongs -How to get it snug.
“Goldstone” -What is it? .
Making coins-Then, now, and in the studio.
Chasing Pitch-The right stuff.
Flat bezels- And the tool to make them that way.
Jeweler’s burrs- High-speed or vanadium steel?
Pripp’s Flux - The answer to firescale.
Remelting Scrap Silver- Should I bother?
Fluxes- Self-pickling vs. white paste.
Silver Solders- Are they all the same?
Vacuum Casting- What does that mean?
Pickle Recipes- Not the kind your grandma made.
Liver of Sulphur- How to use it for patinating silver.