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Titanium: A Complete Guide
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…

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Ceramics: A Complete Guide
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…

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Platinum: A Noble Metal
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…

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Silver: The Precious Metal and its Wonders
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. 

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How to Drill Sea Glass
1st October 2020

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.

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How to Drill Pebbles
30th September 2020

How to Drill Pebbles

How to Drill Pebbles with Eternal Tools in 3 easy steps. We explain the tools and equipment you will need, along with an easy to follow step by step guide. Learn to drill holes in garden, river and beach pebbles and make some interesting jewellery, crafts and decorative home wares.

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5 Essential Beginners Glass Engraving Tools
24th August 2020

5 Essential Beginners Glass Engraving Tools

If you are new to the wonderful world of glass engraving this short guide will give you a run down of the small amount of kit you'll need to achieve something special. As you learn more and start to experiment with different techniques you can add different burrs, abrasives and polishers along the way.

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12 Things You should Know about Diamond Drill Bits
14th August 2020

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...

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7 Facts About Tungsten Carbide Burrs and How To Use Them
28th July 2020

7 Facts About Tungsten Carbide Burrs and How To Use Them

Carbide Burrs can be used on many materials including all metals, all stone, ceramic, hard wood, fibreglass and reinforced plastics.

This article helps to explain the different type of cuts, the various shapes available and what they do, shank sizes and how to use carbide carving burrs.

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4 Tips for Polishing Metals With Your Dremel Rotary Tool or Dremel Flexible Shaft
16th July 2020

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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