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Jewelry Solder: What You Should Know
Solder is the unseen “glue” that holds most jewelry together. If you have ever had a ring sized, a chain repaired, or your wedding set joined together, you have very likely seen solder in action. But, what is solder and how is it different than the rest of the metal that makes up your jewelry? What is Solder? To answer this question we first have to understand metal alloys. If you haven’t already, now would be a great time to read our article on gold purity. Now you should know... read more »