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12th April 2013

The Rework House

These gorgeous vintage china tea cups and saucers are reworked using our diamond core drills to become quirky and beautiful pendant lights. Made by The Rework House

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25th March 2013

Lucylou Designs Sterling Silver Cocktail Ring

Lucylou Designs used a 600 grit large diamond, Half Round file to level out the uneven base of this Botswana agate cabochon. The end result is a beautiful handmade sterling silver cocktail ring.

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25th March 2013

How to Drill Through Plates

How to Drill Through China Plates to make cakes stands

If like me you love to scour the charity shops for old china plates, saucers, tea cups and tea pots then like me you'll be wondering what to do with it all. And lucky for us, there's lots of ideas: bird seed feeders, jewellery, cake stands, hangings, bangles, light fittings and much, much more.

Maybe you have some old vintage china plates and saucers that you would like to recycle? Why not turn them into a pretty cake stand? Follow our simple steps to find out how...

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23rd March 2013

How to Drill Gemstones

Mark your gemstone with your entrance and exit hole (personal preference). Set up your water dish, either an ice cream tub, sandwich box or some form of solid tray with a piece of wood or blu-tac to hold the stone on whilst drilling. It will need to be deep enough to immerse your stone in. Select your drill bit, say 1mm and attach to your flex shaft/drill press...

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23rd March 2013

How to Drill Shell

If collected from the beach, wash your sea shells well in soapy water to remove any grit and sand and leave to dry. Mark your sea shell with where you want to begin drilling your hole. Set up your water dish...

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5th February 2013

Silver Scatterlings

Lovely sea pottery and sea glass necklace for Valentines Day by Silver Scatterings

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19th December 2012

7 Quick Tips for Holding your Glass and Stone Whilst Drilling

Suggestions of what you could use to rest on whilst drilling a hole, making jewellery or glass engraving.

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10th September 2012

Arachnophobia by Lesley Pyke Glass Engraving Ltd

Arachnophobia by Lesley Pyke Glass Engraving Ltd

Lesley Pyke used diamond high speed FG dental burrs to engrave this spider onto glass...

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5th September 2012

Rock Solid By Carlo G Verda

The pebble used in this design was just one I picked up from the beach and was not particulary hard. I used a small cutting disk to shape the curved edges for the roof and a 6mm core drill for the central hole.

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5th September 2012

Lesley Pyke Glass Engravings

Lesley Pyke Glass Engravings

Lesley Pyke used our Diamond High Speed FG Dental Burs to carve and engrave these two beautiful pieces of work. The first picture shows the Cone (Coarse) bur in use to carve away the glass, creating a scalloped type effect edge. The second picture...

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