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Copper Tree Custom Order Wall Art

Copper Tree Custom Order Wall Art

This project started with a wedding invitation, the client wanted something similar made using it for design inspiration. It had a tree on it and the leaves were fleur de lis shapes. I also was given a jade carved serving tray that she wanted used for the back ground. So with this in mind I went to work. I drew out the design, sharing it back and forth with the client, working thru some modifications. We finally settled on a design and I went to work.

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Cutting Corners In Hand Piercing Metal Jewelry

Cutting Corners In Hand Piercing Metal Jewelry

Cutting corners is one of the hardest things I learned when doing any kind of piercing in metal. I have my own way of doing it. I hope this explanation helps someone else. I love sharing knowledge and will gladly help if I can. Feel free to ask any questions you might have!

Hand Piercing Metal Earrings

Hand Piercing Metal Earrings

Handmade may not be fast but it's because of the time and attention to detail we put into every single process to create a beautifully crafted item. Worth the wait. Quality over fast fashion. I'm for handmade and slow fashion because how it's made matters.

See a peek into just a little of the work that goes into hand piercing metal for jewelry. In this case earrings will be made out of the final cut pieces.


How I Make Copper Candy Canes

How I Make Copper Candy Canes

How I make copper candy canes.

Tools used:

  • Anvil,
  • large ball peen hammer
  • chisel
  • file
  • ruler
  • vise
  • bending jig
  • 6 gauge copper wire 6 inches long.

 

These are available for purchase in the online shop. Can be personalized with a name.

     


      Hand Piercing Brass Cuff With Jewelers Saw

      Hand Piercing Brass Cuff With Jewelers Saw

      This video shares a little of the behind the scenes work that goes into almost all my jewelry. Sawing. I do a lot of it. Everything I do is cut from flat sheet or wire. In this case I am making a cuff. The brass is 20 gauge. I've cut it to a 6 by 2 inch piece. I drew random organic shapes and then drilled a hole in each section that I was going to remove with the saw.

      I use a Green Lion saw. I really do like it a...