Q: How can I make bezels that are flat, not bent? And how do I get them flat after I’ve soldered them?
Q: I would like to enlarge the holes in some freshwater pearls. Any suggestions about how to do this?
Adhesives for Sea Shells
Q: I make jewelry from sea shells. I have been using hot glue to stick them onto metal findings, but it’s messy-looking and it tends to peel off. Are there any adhesives that would work better than this?
Photography of Jewelry—Scanning or Slides?
Q: How can I get good pictures of my jewelry for my website? I can create pretty good digital images just by lying them face down on a scanner, but when I try to shoot slides with a camera, they always come out blue. Is photography worth the hassle?
Tightening Prongs on a Setting
Q: How do you get the prongs of a Tiffany head to hold a stone tightly? And how can you clean up prongs without catching and distorting them?