Tag Archives: Silver

Relocated to South Carolina

The bracelet will be 3/4 inch wide silver Continue reading

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Sweet 16 – Update #2

Today I have mounted the silver pendant in GRS Thermolock (using some painters tape to protect the finish) and have laid out the final design. Continue reading

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Sweet 16 – UPDATE

For this project I am hand engraving a silver pendant and the silver is only 26 gauge thick. Continue reading

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Spyderco Delica engraved motorcycle theme

Stared today on the “easy” part of the engraving. I worked on the Steampunk portion of the front and the lettering. Gears were really fun to engrave. I used round #52, round #50, 120 degree graver, a 105 degree graver and a 90 degree graver. Continue reading

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Cuff Bracelet front side completed

Everything about these bracelets is done by hand. In the photo I am cutting the corners off to round the ends of the bracelet. Continue reading

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O’Cadhain silver cuff bracelet

Today I finished the last of the shamrocks around the border, cut the banner and did the lettering. Then I did one Trinity knot backbone and removed all the silver inside the knot. Continue reading

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Silver Bracelet ~ Day 2

Yesterday we finalized the design and I was able to get the banner and border all drawn up on the silver. So this morning I got right to engraving the border. Continue reading

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Irish family name bracelets ~ O’Cadhain

Shamrock knots for the border alternating up and down, knot Shamrock or Trinity knot on either side of the name banner. Continue reading

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Celtic Bracelet in silver ~ Completed

I engraved this entire bracelet by the Hammer and Chisel method. I did use my air assist tools for all the stippled background because that would have taken too long to do by H&C.
I have a South facing window and my vise stand is right in front of it. In the afternoon and early evening the light coming in is just wonderful to engrave with. Continue reading

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Celtic bracelet in silver

I have the backbone cut for the Claddagh, the knot is cut and shaded and I’m working my way around with a bed of shamrocks to bring her plenty of “Good Luck”. Continue reading

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