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Metal Transformation

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How to turn precious metal to wear able art

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Metal Transformation

  1. 1. Metal Transformation <ul><ul><li>Making metal jewelry simplified </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By Conny Karman – Bigib, LLC </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Say you want to make a hand stamped jewelry <ul><ul><li>This beautiful name necklace is made from hand stamped sterling silver... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What does it take to make a hand stamped pendant or charm? </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Materials <ul><li>Raw material </li></ul><ul><li>Metal sheets, tube or wire </li></ul>
  4. 4. Tools <ul><li>Add tools: Pliers, hammer, mallet, steel block, dapping block, wooden block, center punch, scraper, stamping, drill and bits, marker, soap, steel wool, brush... </li></ul><ul><li>Add skills and finesse.... </li></ul>
  5. 5. Process <ul><li>Design </li></ul><ul><li>Stamping </li></ul><ul><li>Drill holes for jump- rings </li></ul>
  6. 6. Process <ul><li>Soldering jumprings </li></ul><ul><li>After soldering </li></ul>
  7. 7. Process <ul><li>Before the “pickle” bath </li></ul><ul><li>After the “pickle” bath </li></ul>
  8. 8. Final product <ul><li>After cleaning and polishing, the piece is ready to use as a charm or pendant. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Hand stamped name necklaces
  10. 10. www.bigib.com bigibdesigns.blogspot.com Find me on Twitter and Facebook Copyright Bigib,LLC 2003-2010

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