Mark from Watch Services shows us a new balance staff he has made, mounted in his Jacot tool ready to be burnished, and tells us the tools he used to help him with the project.
Balance Staff. Watch Services
Pebblestack Pendant 'Heart Cairn'
Binks Edmonds 'Heart Cairn' pebble stack pendant using indonesian beach pebbles, diamond drill bits to drill the holes and oxidised fine silver PMC.
Glass Engraved, Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Plate
Glass engraving Diamond Jubilee Plate by Victoria Golby.
Glass Belt Buckle By Margot May Designs
Funky Fossil Ammonite Necklace
Tina Marshall from Funky Fossil uses our diamond drill bits to drill holes through Ammonite, Orthocera fossil, Jasper and Amethyst.
Lyn Waddington made this motherboard ring by cutting out the discs using an 18mm core drill bit, then smoothed off the edges with a 600 grit flat diamond file. It was then set in resin before mounting.
Blue Moon Mosaic
Diamond core drills can be used to create circles by coring out holes in tiles, as shown here in Christine Lloyd Walkers mosaic piece 'Blue Moon'.
Earrings by Mo Mo Jewellery 'Budding Twigs'
Margaret Liu of Mo Mo Jewellery uses 0.75mm diamond drill bits to drill holes into her tiny beads to make these lovely 'Budding Twigs' earrings.
Rutland Clocks Repairs
Obsidian Macrame Ring
For the stone to hold in the thread, Priscilla Thenard of Kapriscrea uses small diamond drills to drill a curve all around the stone. She then makes it hold by pressure when knotting the thread around the stone. No glue is used.