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Tools (N) + 1

The subject line is the formula of the tools that a jeweller needs

I used to work with the Avian Demography Unit of the University of
Cape Town ringing birds in Botswana when I live there.

Banding as it’s known in America.

There were two pliers used to close the rings around the bird’s leg
that I have been using for jewellery making.

Really useful pliers and I use them all the time.

Especially the bottom one.

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Well, After looking at the picture, I can safely say “(N) + 1” as
far as I am concerned. Now to find a supplier…

Gerald A. Livings
Livingston Jewelers

Good pliers. It’s funny how many pliers I’ve aquired. Those look
cool. I have so many and only a couple actual needle nose or chain
noise that people I work with grab pliers to do a simple j ring and
walk away muttering expletives under their breath cause none of the
pliers they grab seem to be what they want.