Silver and Apatite Pendant Jewelry Making Project

Cut, cast, fabricate-and design this breathtaking pendant as you go!
SKU: EP9278

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This enchanting pendant, making use of an inspiring piece of apatite, will enhance your lapidary and bezel setting skills. The flowing motion and rhythm of this piece makes it an artistic experience-utilizing casting and soldering to create a truly special pendant.

Materials:

  • Rough apatite in preferred colors and sizes (or cut apatites of your choice)
  • Super Premium Cerium Oxide®
  • Boric acid powder for casting flux Soldering flux
  • Boric acid and alcohol
  • Sterling silver hard and medium solder
  • Sterling silver casting grain or pieces
  • Sterling silver bezel wire 1/8" x 26 gauge
  • Sterling silver sheet 20 gauge
  • Soft sculptors wax
  • Wax paper or similar
  • Casting investment, Kerr Satin Cast 20®
  • Zam polishing compound
Tools:
  • LAPIDARY: cabochon grinding equipment, dop sticks, dop pot
  • SAFETY: magnification safety glasses, particulate mask
  • FABRICATION AND STONE SETTING: basic bench tools, flex shaft, GRS Bench Mate, fine cut rotary file for flex shaft, bezel pusher, wooden dowel rod, #2 and #4 needle files
  • SOLDERING: solder pick, soldering tweezers, GRS soldering station
  • CASTING: vacuum or centrifugal casting machine, vacuum machine for investing wax, steel flask , rubber base to fit steel flask, burnout oven, programmable burnout controller (optional), heat resistant gloves, flask tongs, timer
  • FINISHING: 220-600 grit sandpaper, polishing motor with buffing wheels and compounds
Technique: Metalsmithing
Originally Published: Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist November 2013

Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU EP9278
Product Type Project Download
Author/Designer John Heusler
File Type PDF
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