Next technique

For those who do not know, reticulation is the art of heating silver until the surface becomes liquid and cooling it with the pattern of the liquid intact. Here are 2 bits from my bench. I will work on better pics at some point.

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Long time no see

Been a busy fall. Just posted pics of my metalwork and enameling. They may seem simple at first glance, but they mean so much more. I have not done any enameling or silversmithing in about 8 years. I thought I had forgotten everything, I finally screwed up my courage and proved to myself that I did remember how to use a torch and a kiln.

So now to alternate between the dying, and the metal work.

Celtic pendant

Celtic pendant

1 inch by 1 inch square enamel and copper pendant.

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Copper rings

Copper rings

Hand forged copper rings

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Forged silver

Forged silver

Hand forged silver rings

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leaf enamels

leaf enamels

Enameled Leaf pendant. 1 inch by 1 inch square.

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