What Are Shears Used for in Jewelry Making?

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Shears are extremely useful for trimming smaller pieces of solder from large sheets of solder. The blades should be stainless steel.

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Megan Coward, Graduate Jeweler Gemologist, GIA, Graduate Gemologist

Megan Coward is a graduate of the GIA with Graduate Jeweler Gemologist and Graduate Gemologist accreditations. She has 20+ years in the retail jewelry industry in various roles including as a diamond buyer and gemstone appraiser.

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