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Hello! I'm a beginner jewelry maker currently focused on sterling silver/ copper wire wrapped jewelry. This is mostly just a hobby, but I'd eventually like to make enough pieces to sell in local crafts fairs or potentially online. I'm wondering what kind of safety requirements need to be met to do this? For example, I know there are certain regulations regarding lead content in adult/children's jewelry that need to be met. As a beginning artist, how does one show that I'm using safe materials?…See More
"Hmmm, I've casually wondered this too. I was a welder and have migrated into jewellery. Besides the startling "pop" sound, I was told as a welder that by turning off your acetylene first then the oxygen, that the flow of…"
"Hi Lissa, well...now you have me really piqued on this issue because inconsistency is a contributing root cause to accidents. Industrial welding and jewelry soldering is pretty much the same, just the scale is different. Bigger tanks,…"
"In welding operations you would be using the much larger K cylinders and the concern there is that unburned fuel could be released and ignite unexpectedly so therefore the fuel is shut off first and then the oxygen. Also remember your work…"