fun with metal – how to make a flower ring You can always look into your community college ( USA) and most of them have beginners and medium metal/silversmithing courses that are not too expensive 18 gauge is 1 mm thick . I prefer that thickness as the flowers do not bend but are not too heavy either draw a circle ( use a template – its easier )
Today I made something that i never did before . I made a so called Focal Bead . A Focal bead is a bead that is either worn alone or in the middle of a necklace to draw the attention or focus of the one viewing .
Take 2 circles of equal size ( I use 18 gauge sterling silver ) . You can either buy the circles or you can cut them from your sheet metal by hand or use a disc cutter (…
three hearts 3 metal hearts :) I used copper ,brass , sterling silver cut 3 hearts in different sizes from different metals mine are copper, brass , sterling silver cut sterling silver wire to make your ring shank silver wire ,or metal wire is the best you can use for ring shanks , the width is always consistent and its a lot less work mark with your makers stamp and 925 for the sterling
On friday, I went to school in my Grell cosplay. On friday, I wanted to celebrate a fun day with some friends I met at a convention who are attempting to put on a nearly impossible show. On friday, I went to school expecting a few strange looks, confused questions, rude comments, and maybe even a few laughs.
What I didn’t expect was that I would be attacked by someone that I had never even seen before.
(via wolf - Imgur)