We have compiled a list of interesting and useful resources from the web to help you learn about, and work with Argentium Silver.
Video : The Development of Argentium Silver
The inventor of Argentium Silver, Peter Johns, explains the properties of this modern sterling silver alloy. Lucian Taylor and Ndidi Ekubia demonstrate their use of Argentium 935 and 960.
If you haven’t used Argentium silver before, you’re missing out. In this episode, we talk with the inventor of Argentium silver himself, Peter Johns. Peter shares the fascinating story behind the creation of this material, and he answers some of our jewellers top questions about working with Argentium, sharing tips for soldering, fusing Argentium with gold, hardening, polishing, and much more.
Video : Soldering 201 with Ronda Coryell & Rio Grande
Join industry favorite and Argentium® Silver expert Ronda Coryell as she presents tips and tricks on working with Argentium® Silver. Part of Rio Grande’s soldering tutorial series, this segment addresses soldering, annealing, fusing, making homemade pickle, choosing a flux and hallmarking your Argentium® patterns.
Video : Basics of Argentium Silver Sheet with Rio Grande
Gregg Burgard of the Jewelry Tech Team at Rio Grande talks about Argentium® Silver sheet, including the benefits of the added germanium. He gives tips on selecting a gauge of sheet and some of the uses this metal is well suited for, such as granulation techniques and fused jewelry designs.
Video : Argentium Silver vs Sterling Silver with Ronda Coryell
How does working with Argentium silver compare to sterling silver? Find out from skilled jewellery instructor Ronda Coryell, as she talks us through the differences between Argentium silver and sterling silver when heat is applied.
Video : Fusing Gold on Argentium & Tarnish Removal Tip with Ronda Coryell and G&S Metals & Refiners
"Ronda Coryell taught the G&S Metals Argentium® Workshop jewelers about fusing 18K gold onto Argentium® in this clip taken from our September workshop. Ronda also shares a tip for removing tarnish from Argentium® silver jewelry."
Video : Argentium Beads with Rio Grande
Add a unique flair to your jewelry pieces by learning how to create custom metal beads from scratch. In this Beads, Baubles & Jewels segment, join Rio Grande’s Education Coordinator Mark Nelson as he demonstrates how to create beads out of Argentium silver, a unique silver alloy with superior tarnish resistance. Watch as he shows the step-by-step process while providing safety and valuable tips to produce professional results.
Videos : Jewellery Maker TV Demonstrations with Elizabeth Hunt
Join Elizabeth Hunt demonstrating Argentium live on Jewellery Maker TV. Elizabeth has been a regular guest on this popular show, where she has been demonstrating Argentium's wonderful range of products and properties to make stunning pieces of jewellery. View here