Reflections in Silver
I am a fabricator, using a variety of hand tools (mainly pliers, hammers, files and saws) the metal is bent, formed, coaxed and cajoled into beautiful pieces of jewelry. The silver may be joined together with solder by heating with an acetylene torch (low temperature brazing). Firescale and imperfections are then grinded off through stages of polishing. The highly reflective finish is brought about by another stage of polishing or tumbling with steel shot. Often times semi precious cabochons are added to accent a piece.