24th May 2023
12 Uses for Beeswax in Jewellery Making
A versatile accessory on the jewellery bench such as beeswax has a plethora of uses, and you can feel good about helping out the plight of our bees at the same time. From lubricating your jewellery saw blades to coating your threads and cords for beading, the list of uses for beeswax…
17th May 2023
12 Things You should Know about Diamond Drill Bits
What can I use my Diamond drill bits on? How do I use them? What's the difference between sintered and coated? How Long will my drill bits last? Will they fit my drill?
All your questions answered...
17th May 2023
12 Essential Tools for your Watch Repair Kit
Watchmaking and watch repair is a very exciting profession but with a huge selection of watchmaker tools on the market, it is very easy to get confused or even carried away.I thought it may be helpful to list down some of the most essential watch repair tools that any serious…
2nd May 2023
How to Drill Sea Glass
Follow these simple steps and drill sea glass in under 50 seconds! Eternal Tools tutorial and links to all the tools you will need including diamond drill bits and rotary tools.
29th April 2023
Tungsten Carbide: An Informative Guide
Tungsten metal is a chemical element, often referred to by its Latin name –Wolfram. It has a chemical symbol of W and an atomic number of 74.An important member of the transition metals on the periodic table, It is solid at room temperature; with an appearance is light grey-white.It’s extremely…
5th December 2022
7 Hand Polishers That Will Produce a Mirror Finish in Under 10 Minutes
Buffing and polishing metals, stone, glass and wood is easily done with the aid of a rotary tool and various buffs, wheels, mops, bobs, pastes and compounds. However, sometimes you need some control over the material you are polishing and you may need to be careful where the polisher or abrasive…
9th February 2021
Titanium: A Complete Guide
Titanium is a chemical element in group 4 of the periodic table with the symbol “Ti”. A silver-grey metal with the atomic number 22 and the atomic weight 47.867, Titanium is light-weight, strong and corrosive-resistant.Titanium has a strength similar to steel, although less dense, and is often used as an…
26th January 2021
Ceramics: A Complete Guide
Also known as ‘plastic art’, the word “ceramic” is derived from a Greek word keramos which means “potter’s clay”. Objects are created and crafted with clay and hardened through heating at high temperatures then decorated with glaze or painting.Due to the advancements in technology, 'ceramic' now covers a wider group…
4th December 2020
Platinum: A Noble Metal
The word “Platinum” was derived from the Spanish word platina, which means ‘little silver’. More recently discovered than metals such as iron, copper and gold, Platinum is now the 72nd most common metal in the earth’s crust.Man’s interest in platinum was only piqued in the 17th century when archaeologists discovered large…
18th November 2020
Silver: The Precious Metal and its Wonders
An in-depth guide to Silver. Its properties, chemical, physical and mechanical. Its applications in various industries. Silver in the jewellery making industry and it's many ways of being used.