Jill doesn't actually bead but she is a friend and I was looking for beads…
I got the correct tape and gave soldering another shot, on a piece of beach pottery I found on the San Francisco Bay. It is not the prettiest soldering work ever, and I am very badly burned, and I managed to use up half the spool of solder, and I couldn’t get the jump ring to stay on — maybe I should practice on something a little more regularly-shaped til I get this down.
Day 7: Use a different metal in your jewelry
Day 10: Use a found object