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
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