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Saturday, 27 February 2016

Hand Forged Copper Cuff 'Lunar '

Hand Forged Copper Cuff 'Lunar ': Individually designed and crafted Copper Cuff hand forged from sheet metal using air chasing and texturing metal smith techniques.This is truly a unique statement piece suitable for men and women. Each of these bracelets will be a one off!


Copper Pendant: 'Aries '

Copper Pendant: 'Aries ': Individually designed and crafted Copper Pendants hand forged from sheet metal using air chasing and texturing techniques.This is truly a unique statement piece suitable for men and women. Each of these is a one off!The patterns that emerge when air chasing metal are always unique and I want each style range to have a unique name so we shall call this style with a rolled bail 'Aries ' as it reminds me of a Ram.


Blue Aventurine and Copper Pendant

Blue Aventurine and Copper Pendant: This piece of polished Blue Aventurine has been set in copper wire. This is a new design for setting cabochons that I have recently started making.  I really like it that the setting shows off most of the stone with its natural patterns.


Friday, 26 February 2016

Copper Pendant: 'Ancient Cavern '

Copper Pendant: 'Ancient Cavern ': Individually designed and crafted Copper Pendants hand forged from sheet metal using air chasing and texturing techniques.This is truly a unique statement piece suitable for men and women. Each of these pendants is a one off!The patterns that emerge when air chasing metal are always unique and I want each style range to have a unique name so we shall call this piece 'Ancient Cavern ' as it reminds me of my visit to the ancient caves of Patal Bhubaneshwar in the Himalayas, made up of a series of caves within caves, and an important part of Indian folklore and mythology.

Wide Fold Formed Copper Cuff (Design 6)

Wide Fold Formed Copper Cuff (Design 6): Wearable Copper Art Copper cuff, cut individually from copper sheet and designed using a technique called fold forming which involves a lot of annealing and lots of hammering.Image on the right shows some more example of this style,  as these are individually hand-crafted there is only one piece of each design available. The bracelets are listed individually in our shop.


Rhodonite and Copper Pendant

Rhodonite and Copper Pendant: This piece of polished Rhodonite has been set in copper wire. This is a new design for setting cabochons that I have recently started making.  I really like it that the setting shows off most of the stone with its natural patterns.


Etched Copper Bracelet

Etched Copper Bracelet: I had etched some of my doodles on a copper sheet recently to make a bookmark. But I changed my mind and cut up the etched sheet into rectangular pieces to make a bracelet instead. The components were then joined together using copper rings which I cut from 1mm pure copper wire.