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Set Stones in Handmade Bezels

There many ways to set stones including; bezels (hand-fabricated or pre-made), claws, flush set, tension set, channel, etc. but knowing how to set your stones in hand-fabricated bezels is an essential technique in metalsmithing.  This technique is not difficult, [ … ] Read More

What Is Fold Forming?

Fold forming is one of the most beautiful ways to sculpt metal into graceful shapes. This technique gives you the ability to transform flat metal into flowing, three dimensional shapes that have a natural, organic quality to them. The [ … ] Read More

Inspiration

“Naked I came into the world, but brush strokes cover me, language raises me, music rhythms me. Art is my rod and my staff, my resting place and shield, and not mine only, for art leaves nobody out. Even [ … ] Read More