This is My most recent project. I got this opal from a jem dealer
in South Berwick ME. This beauty is translucent and glows a
robins egg blue with light behind it. The whole piece is forged
14K gold of course. This picture only reflects the raw shape.
The effect of setting and finishing will be dramatic. Click on the image
for the completed piece.
This Photo was taken of this silver ring just after the soldering was completed.
Click on the image for the completed piece.
This is a technique called anticlastic sinking. It involves the use of specially made tools
And a lot of patience. Because of the unique form, and extensive hammering,metalwork of this type is extremely
Strong and flexible.
A Golden Heart
This solid 14kt gold heart is about to be set with 50+ natural Rubies