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34 of the  Finest Clock and Watch Schools Around the World
7th September 2018

34 of the Finest Clock and Watch Schools Around the World

Eternal Tools has drawn up an alphabetical list of some of the finest clock and watch schools around the world to help you decide where you would like to study Horology,  the study and science of time and time keeping

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How to Make a Bottle Lamp
3rd September 2018

How to Make a Bottle Lamp

Our neighbours were having a spring clean in their shed, or what actually used to be the old outdoor loo! Among the cobwebs and plant pots were some beautiful old bottles, demijohn’s and vases which they wanted to turn into lamps.  This grey vase caught my eye and I thought…

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How to Polish Metals and Plastics Using Dialux Compounds
15th August 2018

How to Polish Metals and Plastics Using Dialux Compounds

When polishing metals, traditionally jewellers would have used Tripoli, a rouge for polishing precious metals. Now, companies like Dialux offer a whole range of different products for different metals and different finishes.Dialux polishing compounds are made in Germany. They are a premium polishing compound and a firm favourite for all those…

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How to Remove Scratches from Glass
29th June 2018

How to Remove Scratches from Glass

We often get asked how to remove scratches from glass and gemstones and here we tell you how and with what tools you can do this.

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Examples of Eternal Tools Customer Work to Inspire You
18th June 2018

Examples of Eternal Tools Customer Work to Inspire You

Here at Eternal Tools we love to receive photo's you've taken showing us how you are using the tools you buy from us.  We have so many images sent in that we can't show them all, but here's a small example of some of the most recent. Paul Mason of Mason…

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4 Tips for Polishing Metals With Your Dremel Rotary Tool or Dremel Flexible Shaft
2nd May 2018

4 Tips for Polishing Metals With Your Dremel Rotary Tool or Dremel Flexible Shaft

When polishing silver jewellery with my Dremel Rotary Tool there's a few different tools that I like to use. I'm going to share my 4 tips on how to polish metals without fuss or mess! A few of my other favourite methods will be highlighted at the end too.

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 7 Hand Polishers That Will Produce a Mirror Finish in Under 10 Minutes
26th March 2018

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…

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5 Glass Engraving Techniques and How They’re Done
26th February 2018

5 Glass Engraving Techniques and How They’re Done

Glass engraving is an art form that has been around for thousands of years, and one we’re pleased to say has become increasing popular ever since.  Anyone with a creative streak can have a go by using a small selection of diamond burrs in a pin vice or a rotary…

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12 Uses for Beeswax in Jewellery Making
23rd February 2018

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 bee’s at the same time. From lubricating your jewellery saw blades to coating your threads and cords for beading, the list of uses for beeswax…

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Meet the Artist: Bottle Lamps by Lighthows
15th January 2018

Meet the Artist: Bottle Lamps by Lighthows

Amanda from Lighthows specialises in making lamps from glass bottles with the help of Eternal Tools, tools. She recently shared with us the background story and ethos of her business 'Lighthows'. Plus find out what tools you'll need to make your own glass bottle lamps.

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