I have a problem soldering rose gold. I can never get the solder
to flow completely. The solder seems to oxidize long before I ever
reach flowing temperature, greatly inhibiting its’ purpose.
Sometimes it won’t flow at all. I eventually resorted to 14K easy
commercially purchased (not personally alloyed) rose solder and
still have the same outcome. I should also note that the majority
of rose gold that I have to deal with (repair) is of Portuguese
origin and 99 percent of that is hollow. Am I alone? Any