Authored by Lynette Andreasen
There are a few basic tools that you will need to get started soldering jewelry. The tools you decide to purchase will depend on your budget, the type of work you are making and your workspace. If the number of options for soldering tools and accessories seems daunting, Rio Grande offers several different soldering kits with everything you’ll need to get started. The following items are some of the tools you’ll need when beginning to solder jewelry.Soldering Surface – There are a variety of options to choose from when considering a surface to solder on. The type of surface you choose will depend on the metal you are using, the type of soldering operation you are performing and your own personal preferences. These surfaces are made to withstand the heat of soldering and are made from a variety of different materials.
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If you need help selecting soldering tools and supplies, our tech team boasts seven master jewelry technicians representing two centuries of practical hands-on knowledge and is on call to answer your questions regarding soldering or anything jewelry related. Take a look at our extensive collection of soldering equipment and supplies online or in our catalog!