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Types of Solid Silver

types of solid silver. Heart hair ring pink, fairy pink resin sparkle mix, brushed band heart ring setting

There are many types of solid silver, and we have explained the basics below. Sometimes you will receive a complaint and ask us, “Why Is My Customer’s Ring Turning Their Skin Black or Green?” This blog explains the basic metallurgy (metal composition) of various kinds of silver, how or when silver needs to be stamped…

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Fitting a Bead Core

white hair bead FIMH forever in my heart core. Fitting a Bead Core Tutorial

Fitting a Bead Core for charm bracelets – our bead cores fit perfectly on Pandora bracelet* and will probably be your biggest seller. You’ll need one of our one of our bead cores here or one of our charm bead DIY kits here and a small lightweight hammer to make this charm bead. Our bead cores are…

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Making A Hair Ring

Making A Hair Ring from start to finish using UV resin like ours here and one of our custom ring kits. You can use any rubover ring setting, such as these from ZDP on Etsy, or you could fill a bezel setting like this with resin but please see our blog on Filling V’s Rubover…

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Making A Cremation Bead

Tutorial for making a cremation bead for Pandora style bracelets from start to finish using UV resin like ours here and one of our Forever In My Heart ♡ core. I’m working with real cremation ashes in this video so if you find this upsetting please do not watch. The charm bead part of this is…

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Filled v’s Rubover Cabochon Settings

cremtion ashes ring twisted band, 8mm cabochon with ashes stone containing orchid purple resin sparkle mix

Filled v’s Rubover Cabochon Settings pros and cons, filling a setting is much easier and a rubover setting gives more scope for error and is more durable. You might enjoy reading my blog on Etsy Settings here and my own settings are here, some are suitable for filling and rubover setting using a mould. You can read…

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How To Make A Cremation Ashes Ring

cremtion ashes ring twisted band, 8mm cabochon with ashes stone containing orchid purple resin sparkle mix

This video will show you how to make this resin cremation ashes ring from start to finish using UV resin like ours here and one of our custom ring settings. I’m working with human ashes in this video so if you find this upsetting please do not watch. The resin part of this is very…

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AliExpress Buying Guide

AliExpress buying guide for memorial jewellers

This AliExpress buying guide is ideal for anyone in anyone in the world to purchase keepsake jewellery supplies. Ideal to make breastmilk and memorial jewellery using UV or epoxy resin. Ordered by category it’s a great way for new starters to get the supplies they need at the lowest prices, so long as you’re happy…

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Making A Hair Charm Bead

How To Make A Hair Charm Bead Pandora Hair Charm

This video will show you how to make this resin lock of hair charm bead from start to finish. We’re adding rose petals for their sentimentality. You can read more about working with hair in our lock of hair jewellery making blog here (click). Please note, the competition has now finished.  How To Make A…

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How to Make a Cremation Ashes Heart Necklace

New style heart necklace setting with scalloped edge. Vampire black resin sparkle mix, shown with a medium classic chain upgrade

Learn how to make a cremation ashes heart necklace with our video below. I’m working with horse ashes in this video so if you find this upsetting please do not watch. The resin part of this is very similar to our How to Make a Cremation Ashes Ring blog, but this setting is much easier!…

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Set a Resin Sphere

set a resin sphere - breastmilk pearl resin sphere keepsake jewellery

A tutorial to set a resin sphere, also known as a “pearl” or an “orb” with glue-on, partial drilling, full drilling and wire wrapped settings. You’ll learn what each of these terms mean and also how to cover the pouring spout for a beautiful finish on your spheres or pearls. You can create beautiful jewellery…

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