like to be able to get a small precise pinpoint flame for small
Yes, a small butane torch might work, but... on a larger silver
piece (> 1" diameter) the flame could well be too small to heat the
whole piece, and the heat would be drawn away from the work area.
Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist had a very good article on butane
torches somewhere in the last 3 issues.
Lorraine (definitely not an expert on this topic)