I have to agree with Stephanie Swanson when she said, “I would not
use fine silver for posts for studs. Fine silver is really soft and
will bend frequently and eventually break leaving an unhappy customer
and more work for you!”
The post must remain straight for the tension backs to stay tight,
and fine silver posts are more like to bend when forcing the back on.
If you puruse the PMC Guild site, your question will be answered.
Review the FAQs for some great tips.
Here’s the on how to use sterling posts with PMC:
Hope this helps,
Judy in Kansas, who just rejuvinated her strawberry bed and welcomes
all these lovely spring showers