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Ten Bead Turquoise

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Metalsmithing at Home taught by Kate Richbourg

Solder rings, bracelets and earrings in Metalsmithing at Home with accomplished metalsmith Kate Richbourg.

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Category Jewelry
Type Accessory
Style Casual
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Who is this project for? Women

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What materials did you use? 13mmx18mm Kingman Turquoise and Sterling Silver

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What are you most proud of? Getting the spacing of the Sterling Silver balls lined up okay. It turned out pretty nice.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Have patience when working with metal. I made the silver balls from melting pieces of 20 ga. wire, then sanded the bottoms flat, so they would somewhat stay in place. I put the base on a tripod, and solderd from underneath, to attach all the silver balls at once. Had the bezel already in place first. Made a "P" shaped bail from 20 ga. wire and attached that last.

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Quite inspiring! I appreciate the extra tips in the advice notes, too.

07/20/2013 Flag

This is great. I love the organic quality of it yet it looks very well done.

08/14/2013 Flag

You did a wonderful job! It looks professionally done.

08/28/2013 Flag

omg..this is really beautiful! NIce job!

09/22/2013 Flag

Beautiful unique piece!

01/06/2014 Flag

Thanks, made it for my niece.

01/11/2014 Flag