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Air chased cuffs from narrow to heavy

August 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

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″. Both are the same weight, sturdy but not too heavy. […]

Making an Air Chased Copper Cuff

June 23, 2015 // 5 Comments

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 into peaks and divots. This forging technique is known as […]