I started September last year and yes soldering silver was an
nightmare in the beginning, I bought books, looked at your tube etc.
My advice skip the books and your tube, save your money and just
practise practise and practise, try to understand the process.
It has taken me a few months, what is maybe embarrassing long, but
thanks to practise I do not have any problems anymore with small or
A bit of advice I can give is, make sure you item is clean move your
flame to heat up the whole piece, keep moving the flame and study
the colour changes and flow of the solder.
The suggestion to look at the video of Ganoksin is great advice,
search for Skilman, I have learned more from him than any book I