Metalsmith Society Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017


My engraving teacher @todddanielsdesigns showed me his bench brush and encouraged me to share it with all of you! Simply use your jeweler’s saw to cut off the handle and then use your flex shaft and grind the edges to give it a nice smooth shape.... more

Here is a tip for modifying a bur to set flat bottomed, cabochons, rose cuts etc. from @tuggledesigns - “Transforming the latest @buschjewellery carbide setting burs into precision tools for setting rose cut black diamonds! Grinding, polishing, and... more

Here is an awesome organizing tip from @allieperrydesigns You can find these at @stullerinc if you search “stackable drawer organizers” comment with your storage tips or better yet email me a picture at #storagetips... more

Every once in awhile introductions are necessary! I am Corkie, I started Metalsmith Society in February of 2018 (coming up on 6 years!) I am passionate about this page because I love learning and sharing knowledge and doing it with kindness. This... more

Bench pins are meant to be modified, love this tip from @mklahn - “Another bench pin tip: sometimes you don’t want to hold a piece in pliers or a clamp because it won’t give you good access to where you’re filing. In that case sometimes all you need... more

Have to reshare this stamping tip from @everthine_jewelry - “We all thought that metal stamping would be easy, right?! Then you tried to stamp a word... your letters were all over the place, they almost seemed to be dancing. Here is how I get straight... more

Tis the season! I had a blast creating custom jewelry for Lolli, our Elf On The Shelf using my @impressart Simply Made Elf Stamp. My elf is a bit mischievous and I’m not sure I trust them with my torch but they do love to make jewelry and have fun in... more

Soldering tip: Use a graphite pencil ✏️ to draw into the areas you don’t want solder to flow! Worked really well on this textured ring shank (from @haroldstudio ) hope this is helpful! #solderingtip #graphite #jewelrymakingtips #pencil #solderinga ring

CONGRATS TO @netcreativedesigns 🙌🌈🫶❤️This video is supported by @lindstromtools and I’m excited to announce their new, AFFORDABLE shear cutter EDGE™ available from @riogrande ( They retail for $24) 𝑳𝒊𝒌𝒆 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒑𝒐𝒔𝒕 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒄𝒐𝒎𝒎𝒆𝒏𝒕 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝒂 𝒄𝒉𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆 𝒕𝒐 𝒘𝒊𝒏 𝒚𝒐𝒖𝒓... more

Jump ring soldering tip from @willowandtwigg - “Little realisations that make life so much easier! ⚒️ I do a LOT of jump ring soldering for various designs in my collections, and used to just lay them out on the soldering block. But in doing this I... more

Creating a heart bezel can seem intimidating! I have partnered with @turquoise_moose to share some tips to help you get started. Turquoise Moose has a wide variety of heart shaped cabochons and they are offering our community 25% off everything now... more

Sanding tip when something is small, or hard to hold onto. Use an eraser! Hope this is helpful! Thank you to @janet.wise @pyrus_designs for sharing this tip in the past ❤️ #sandingtip #jewelrymakingtip