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January 1st, 2008

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10:06 pm - Russian filigree solder
It seems that there is an outfit that makes the solder formulation recommended in Lansford's video for Russian filigree. I don't know that this is a Deep Dark Secret- but I don't know that it's not, either. So if you have the video and are intrigued, you can find the info on the Forum on her site- or email me, and I'll send it to you.

This is in ingot, not powder, form, sadly, but that's still a great improvement over the formula itself. I was not planning on doing anything that involved melting zinc until it was comfy to do it outside. Zinc fumes are NOT something one should breathe! It'll be a nuisance to file the ingot into powder, but not toxic like melting zinc.
Current Mood: pleasedpleased

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Date:January 30th, 2008 08:21 pm (UTC)


I'm jewellery enameller and interesting filigree.
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Date:January 30th, 2008 10:56 pm (UTC)

Re: filigree

Nice to meet you here! I've been admiring the pictures you post of your work- SO gorgeous!

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