InstructionsAfter getting the measurement for my wrist I added on 1/2" to length (around arm) and 1" for width (from hand to arm) You will have to use a torch on this a good bit. All the heavy hammering will really make the metal hard to work with if not. First shape the metal flat into the right shape. If you want the corners rounded do this while it's flat. Then start the folding. I start it off in a vise ...
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Type of item: Accessory
What was your inspiration?
I love copper and this was a natural for me. I also love big jewelry. I have done only small things with this folded metal technique and wanted to do something heavy and large
What are you most proud of?
This cuff feels good on and has gotten a lot of positive feedback. Every one wants me to take it off so they can try it on.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Copper is pretty easy to work with, but be patient on this folding technique. Remember to heat the metal often or you will wear yourself out hammering and shaping. Remember copper will turn your skin so seal the interior.