Soldering with Mark Nelson as seen on Beads, Baubles and Jewels

See how to get great results when you use silver wire solder and silver paste solder on your jump rings.

Last edited: 5/18/2020

Correctly-soldered jump rings make your jewelry designs wearable, adding strength and preventing snagging. In this oldie-but-goodie from our video vault, Rio Grande’s Mark Nelson takes you from set-up to soldering. 

Learn how to protect your work surface, choose the right soldering tips for your torch, apply flux and use silver wire solder, and solder with paste. Take 10 minutes and get some time-saving tips!