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Handmaking 18ct gold jewellery

When you’ve got a bit of gold that needs making a different shape then the metal rolling mills are one of the first bits of it kit you use.

The metal needs to be annealed before going through the mills, annealing is a process of heating up the metal and then letting it cool slowly. Heating the metal realigns the atoms which have become dislocated durin the working proccess.