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Rio Grande. A Berkshire Hathaway Company. A Berkshire Hathaway Company.
February 2012

Is your jeweler’s bench overflowing with bits and pieces that you aren’t sure how to utilize? Last week at Rio In Motion, Tim Sheriff of Swanstrom Tools made inspired use of some demo room scraps with the Swanstrom Spiral Forming Pliers, the Heart-Shaped Disc Cutter, and the Bonny Doon Hydraulic Press. Check out the results and then show us some of your most ingenious scrap-busting projects!


The unique properties of Argentium® silver distinguish it from traditional sterling silver, but despite all the advantages that it offers, many jewelers are hesitant to give it a try. In today’s post, Cynthia Eid –an Argentium® silver master, shares encouragement, tips, and examples of what’s possible with this innovative alloy.


Today’s “Blogs We Love” installment features the blog of Becca Williams and two of her favorite work companions: Albie (her Swanstrom Disc Cutter), and Winnie (her Heart Cutter). Read on and be charmed!

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