Heating Stages of Silver: A Photo Journey
Last week, we discussed annealing, what it's used for, and the easiest way to tell if you have heated the sterling silver enough that you can resume working with it. Well, you might be thinking to yourself, what happens if I overheat it? This is an excellent question! It is important to be aware of the various heating stages involved when working with sterling silver so that you can tell when you need to back off and don't accidentally melt the piece you're working on.