Jewelry Making Tips with Metalsmith Society

Save Your Fingers While Sanding

January 07, 2024 Corkie Season 1 Episode 1
Jewelry Making Tips with Metalsmith Society
Save Your Fingers While Sanding
Show Notes

Welcome to the first ever Metalsmith Society podcast episode! My goal is to be able to discuss some the most popular tips we have shared as a community on Instagram @metalsmithsociety often after a tip is shared there is gold in comments! Great questions, valid counterpoints and entirely different techniques suggested. So join me for this episode as you work in your studio today!

In this episode I discussed Japanese Finger Guards you can use to protect your fingers while jewelry making. See the Instagram post here: https://www.instagram.com/reel/C1Mt8Qtu7o

Affiliate link to purchase the finger guards from Pepetools: https://pepetools.com/products/japanese-rubber-finger-guards?aff=2

Patina tip with refillable watercolor brush. See the Instagram post here: https://www.instagram.com/reel/C1VG3iiOZTh

Affiliate link to purchase refillable water color brushes: https://amzn.to/3tAiYFv

Affiliate link for Jax Silver Blackener: https://amzn.to/3RPaqT1

Tip for creating decorative bezel wires with craft scissors. See the Instagram post here: https://www.instagram.com/p/C1eIeuRscIC

Affiliate link for inexpensive craft scissors: https://amzn.to/3TQ8mNm

Check out my book Metalsmith Society’s Guide To Jewelry Making: https://metalsmithsociety.com/pages/book

Support the podcast by becoming a Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/metalsmithsociety

 Mistake from episode, the wax I called "resistance" wax is actually Renaissance wax. It's used to keep metals from tarnishing and oxidizing and it can help keep patina looking fresh!

Music attribution: Stock Music provided by RomanSenykMusic, from Pond5