Tag Archives: jump rings

How Best to See More Clearly and Safely When Micro Welding – Orion PJ Micro Welder

This video will show you a revolutionary hack so that you can see the tiny electrode and itty bitty jump ring seam more clearly, easily, safely. And without spending more money.  Everything you need you already have! This is how best to see more clearly and safely when micro welding. The number one struggle I […]

 How To Fix and Salvage Jump Rings and Bad Welds for Permanent Jewelry – Orion Micro Welder Tutorial

I made this video for Morgan (from Florida) – she asked if there is any way of salvaging a jump ring that has balled up (or has become deformed after it has failed to weld securely). Although 925 silver and gold filled jump rings are inexpensive ($0.06 and $0.12 ea, respectively) and your time costs […]

How To Prevent Stuck Electrode – Permanent Jewelry Welding with the Orion Micro Welder mPulse

I made this video in response to a question posed in the comments of another video. The person was having trouble where the electrode was getting stuck to the jump ring that they are trying to weld. Note that all of the models of Orion Micro Welders have a built in system where, instantaneously after […]

Welding is Easy – First Time Welding Permanent Jewelry with Orion Micro Welder mPulse

I want to share this video with you because many people are interested in starting a permanent jewelry business. They have written and asked how hard it is to master and whether they should get one-on-one lessons.  I documented my friend Heather’s first time welding on the Orion Micro Welder.  She is a portfolio manager with no […]

Tricks and Tips for Better Welding Control – Best Power Setting For Orion Micro Welder and Permanent Jewelry

Permanent Jewelry with Orion Micro Welder In this video I show some tricks of fine tuning your welding control by adjusting the power setting. Also by adjusting the electrode of the Orion Micro Welder.  This is especially important when welding permanent jewelry, which requires connections of fine jump rings.   To give a good visual demonstration, […]

Are Dark Safety Goggles Necessary for Using The Orion Micro Welder When Welding Permanent Bracelets?

Permanent Jewelry with Orion Micro Welder It is recommended that operators wear dark protective safety goggles when welding.  In traditional industrial welding, there are huge sparks, flying metal and very bright and sustained light.  The intensity of the light, and its UV rays will cause permanent damage to the eye.   When I was young, I […]

5 Things to Know About Gold Filled Permanent Bracelets Permanent Jewelry with Orion Micro Welder

Permanent Jewelry with Orion Micro Welder Gold filled chains are a great option for permanent bracelets, if you do not wish to have the expense of solid gold (I wholesale both!). Here are 5 things you need to know about gold filled permanent bracelets: 1. Gold filled is not the same as heavy plating. There […]

How to Make a Custom Chain Ring (Permanent Jewelry) Welding with Orion Micro Welder mPulse

In this video, I show how to make a chain ring right on the hand, welding with the Orion Micro Welder mPulse.  Rings are the original permanent jewelry! If you are like me, and have big knuckles on skinny fingers, then conventional rings are not very comfortable.  Rings that are big enough to go over […]

How to Make a Permanent Bracelet with Old Jewelry

We all have old jewelry that is beautiful or has sentimental value that we can no longer wear. For example, baby ring, single earring from a lost pair, inherited ring…we all have lots of those! You can now turn old jewelry into an unique permanent bracelet that is both sentimental and an interesting conversation piece. […]

Small Jumps Rings: How to make them for Welding Permanent Bracelet

If you need a very small jump ring to go through a fine chain so that you can weld or solder (for a permanent bracelet or other jewelry), but no one makes or stocks them, this video is for you.   The trend is the layering of fine chains. Sometimes only 28 or 26 ga wire […]