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Old 2008-10-27, 5:40am
BetsyNH BetsyNH is offline
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Originally Posted by crystalflipz View Post
Are you using fine silver or sterling? Sterling silver turns into yuck when heated. You need the fine silver which is 99.9% pure.
I don't actually know... I bought out the studio of a retired lampworker and have all of her supplies. There are two little packets of silver sheets (about 4" x4") with a fine orange tissue paper around them... I'm not sure how to tell what's what, and I didn't know enough to ask when I first got the stuff.
Betsy with a Nortel minor and oxy con... still hoping I won't blow up when lighting my torch or firing up my chilipepper.

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