Hi to all of our valued community members.
I hope that you have all enjoyed another informative and educational year here together as a part of this fabulous community.
I would like to thank each and everyone for their involvement in the community, and the friendly and positive behavior which makes this such a great place to be involved.
As always the annual fees will be due on the first day of August. So I am appealing to all who enjoy and appreciate the forum to consider making…
Added by SARAH CORBETT on June 26, 2015 at 17:38 — No Comments
BEAD SOCIETY OF GREAT BRITAIN AGM weekend of bead interest and activity will be held in my "office" in north London, workshop 10.30am-4.30pm on Sat. 4th July, then the AGM, talk on organic beads, 11am-5pm, and a chance to see items in my collection, Sunday 5th July
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Added by Stefany Tomalin on June 10, 2015 at 14:38 — No Comments
A few people have asked me how I test silver content and so I will share what I do. I want to start with a few caveats.
First, you can harm a piece of silver with testing. You are going to use a strong acid! So practice first and be sure you really want or need to know the approximate silver content.
Second, I WELCOME CORRECTIONS and additions. I am just a curious amateur. Most silver testing instructions recommend scratching or filing a piece which I…Continue