Tuesday, 17 January 2012

New skills

Last week I started a new course to extend my skills and so far its everything I'd read about and wanted to have a go at.  Entitled  "Introduction to Jewellery making" it starts with metal working and progresses building on the basic skills. So far I have been using a jewellers saw, and had a go at soldering and pickling (much more fun than reading about it. Currently we are using copper or brass but later it will be silver (I'm looking forward to that).  Today I soldered a copper ring. Next week I get to finish it.

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