Basic Soldering - Embellishing

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Add metal embellishments to your finished soldered piece for decoration or in place of simple jump rings.
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Tip 1Add metal embellishments for decoration or try using the embellishments in place of simple jump rings.
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Step 1

Place and clamp a metal embellishment to a soldered piece.

Step 2

Brush a layer of flux over the area of the embellishment to be tacked to the soldered piece.

Step 3

With the soldering iron, melt some of the existing solder and pull over the embellishment.

Step 4

This will "tack" the embellishment to the piece.

Step 5

Add more flux and a small amount of solder to make the connection stronger.

Step 6

Repeat steps to secure other sides of the embellishment.

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