Silversmithing applications

Visit the home page of our “PUK Master” Jeffrey Herman http://www.hermansilver.com and his new blog http://www.silversmithing.com/puk.htm. Here you will find a variety of applications from the silversmithing field.

Welding silver: what to consider?

Metals with high thermal conductivity are generally difficult to weld, but: The thermal conductivity of silver decreases as its temperature increases. This means that silver can be welded better when […]

When to solder, when to weld?

In principle, soldering – where usefully applicable – is usually considered the ideal joining technique in jewelry manufacturing. Nevertheless, there are a variety of applications in jewelry making and repair […]

Is argon toxic?

It is a noble gas and a natural component of air. Like all noble gases, it does not react: it cannot burn and is not toxic. Nevertheless, care should be […]