Stick it good

Glue is an unsung yet essential part of jewellery-making but, just like any essential tool, there is a different glue for every job. Today, I thought I’d share a bit about what holds it all together, which glue is best for which job and offer some thoughts on my favourites.  Strictly speaking, glue is an adhesive used for bonding, fastening and binding things together. Some are activated by pressure, some by heat, some by exposure to the air, some by contact and yet others by mixing two parts together.  Hundreds of years ago, man made glue from all manner of …