I made these over the weekend, and barely had them posted before someone snatched them up. Fortunately, I can make more, either with London blue topaz as pictured, or your own favorite stone. Made to order: Cloud Cover Kinged chain Continue reading Knotted Silver Chain Maille Earrings with Drops
Dress up your keychain with a bit of chain maille. The silvery ones are ultra-light aluminum, so even a “bulky” style won’t make holes in your pocket. And of course, sometimes it’s our zippers that need dressing up instead: Or Continue reading Do your keys need a friend?
Since I published the making of pictures, here’s a sampling of the final product! Copper with an antiqued finish, from light to dark, with a bit of funky greenish brassy tones. The narrow ones are 1/2″ wide, and medium 7/8″. Continue reading Air chased cuffs from narrow to heavy
Copper reacts to an array of chemicals, why copper cookware is always lined in another metal. This is great when I’m applying patinas, because I can get beautiful colors, but less fun when it’s involuntary. I often refer to copper—and Continue reading Protecting Copper Jewelry (or the Horrors of Green Skin)
Ever wonder what goes into a bit of metalwork? I started with 6″ of copper pipe: Then with the help of 4 hammers, 2 mallets, 2 punches, a whole bunch of annealing (heating to soften), I gradually pushed the metal Continue reading Making an Air Chased Copper Cuff
Hi all! Developing a new site where you’ll be able to find more details about pieces and peek behind the scenes. The layout and posts are going to be a bit haphazard for a bit, but you can also find Continue reading Site in Progress