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Category: On the bench today

  1. Rainy Day Bangles

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    I was going to do some gardening today but the weather put paid to that with grey skies and rain for most of the day so  I went into the studio to make bangles and boy did I make some :) The photo shows the bangles, which are sterling silver, being lightly hammered to give them some texture and shine. Tomorrow I'll add a tree of life or a starfish charm to each one (which will be soldered, so no more lost charms) and polished ready for sale.

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    These are what the bangles will look like when they are finished...

    2mm silver bangle treeof life charm (2) copy                     2mm silver bangle starfish (1) copy

  2. Today I'll be making...

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    On Monday I thought I'll get back on my blog in earnest and start with 'Today I'll be making', but here we are on Thursday and I'm just posting the makes today !!  I'll definitely get more organised and post regularly to keep you up to date with what's going on in my studio :)

    Below is a pic of what was on my bench on Monday - cast sterling silver cockle shells just back from my casting service - 12 tiny and 12 medium all ready to be sanded, soldered and polished. The tiny ones will be attached to delicate bracelets and drop earrings and the medium ones to chunky bracelets and possibly necklaces.

    20170515 cast silver shells

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