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  1. Is this what you are looking for?
  2. Without knowing your experience with mokume and precious metals it would be hard to advise you. Argentium or silver palladium could be a substitute for white gold. It really isn't advisable to hot forge precious metals. Here is the information that might help you. https://www.mokume.com/mokume-gane-a-comprehensive-study/table-of-contents
  3. What type of white gold are you thinking about using?
  4. What are you going to do with now?
  5. I don't know what method was used,it was 16 years ago and he said the copper levels were a little high for a lot of steel made in England at that time period.
  6. Maybe a little early 1800's steel needed,tested results from an early 1800's cartouche knife. C 0.067 Mn 0.03 P 0.035 S 0.001 Si 0.03 Cu 0.30 Ni 0.01 Cr 0.00 Mo 0.00
  7. For jump rings,just wood dowels. For other shapes maybe one like this ... https://www.catfish1.com/threads/diy-wire-bending-tool.247085/ Do you have photos of what you want to make?
  8. Maybe fabricate it from sheet metal.
  9. If you have live roses,you might try this process. https://www.ganoksin.com/article/casting-orchid-flower/
  10. Maybe you could get the same type of texture with a course wood rasp.
  11. People have been using it for jewelry for at least 30+years. https://www.google.com/search?q=fordite+jewelry&client=firefox-b-1-d&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjtvJiUqaX0AhVHlWoFHa9ZB8cQ_AUoAnoECAEQBA&biw=1250&bih=617&dpr=1.3
  12. Jeweler's hand vise..... https://www.penntoolco.com/grobet-usa-hand-vises/
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