Jewellery Solder

Elevate your jewellery creations with our professional-grade jewellery making solder, tailored to bring durability and brilliance to your designs.

Choose from our versatile range, available in wire, sheet, and paste forms, to ensure strong bonds and a flawless finish.

Whether you're a seasoned jeweller in Sydney or a crafting enthusiast in Melbourne, find the perfect solder for your projects right here.

Solder for Every Jewellery Project

Our extensive selection of soldering materials meets the needs of all jewellery making ventures. The wire solder is ideal for precise work, offering control and efficiency. Sheet solder provides broad coverage for larger areas, ensuring uniform joins. For ease of use and exceptional flow, our paste solder is the go-to choice, perfect for detailed tasks where precision is paramount.

We understand the importance of quality. Our solders, available in silver, gold, and other alloys, are designed to create seamless joins, giving your pieces the integrity they deserve.

Frequently Asked Questions

When selecting solder for jewellery, the choice is typically based on the type of metal you're working with. For gold jewellery, you would use a gold solder, while for silver pieces, a silver solder is most appropriate.

It's also important to consider the melting temperature and the flow properties (easy, medium, or hard) to ensure it complements the fabrication process of your jewellery item.

Soldering jewellery at home requires a careful setup and the right tools. Begin with a clean, fireproof work surface, and gather your soldering essentials: a torch, solder, flux, pickling solution, and safety equipment. After positioning your pieces to be soldered, apply flux to prevent oxidation and allow for smooth solder flow. Cut a small piece of solder and place it near the join, heat both pieces evenly until the solder flows, and amalgamates the two pieces. Then quench and pickle your piece to clean off any residue.

Deciding whether to use wire, sheet, or paste solder in your jewellery making process depends on the specific requirements of your project and your proficiency with soldering techniques.

Wire solder is often preferred for its ease of handling and precision; it’s excellent for reaching into tight spaces and creating delicate joins. For intricate work, such as when attaching findings or doing detailed metalwork, wire solder can be the best choice. Australian jewellers frequently opt for wire solder for its versatility and control.

Sheet solder provides an advantage when larger areas require even coverage or when you need to cut exact amounts for consistent joins. Sheet solder can be cut to size, offering jewellers the ability to use the exact amount needed, which minimizes waste. This form is particularly suitable for tasks that require multiple pieces to be joined at once.

Paste solder, on the other hand, comes pre-fluxed and is a convenient option for beginners or for those working on complex pieces where placing wire or sheet solder is difficult. The paste can be applied directly to the join and is easy to use in production work, ensuring a consistent application with minimal clean-up.

Each type has its own set of benefits, and the best choice often comes down to personal preference and the specifics of the jewellery pieces you are creating. Our Jewellery making supplies offer a range of solder options to suit different skill levels and project needs, ensuring that you can find the perfect match for your work.

Always consider the melting temperature and the flow characteristics of the solder you choose, to ensure it complements your jewellery's metal and design intricacies effectively.

Soldering jewellery is safe when proper safety protocols are followed. It involves working with high heat and potentially hazardous materials, so appropriate ventilation, heat-resistant surfaces, safety glasses, and gloves are essential.

Being educated on the soldering process and understanding the materials you're working with is also crucial.