Torch Fired Pendant IV DIY Tutorial
Torch firing offers a cheap and fast way of trying your hand at enameling.
There are many techniques to try out, the colors are bright and eye catching, the combinations infinite,what is not to like?
Fabricate a simple and effective sterling silver prong setting for your torch-fired enamel piece. The result will be a one-of-a-kind conversation starter.
Included you will find instruction for the Sgraffito enameling method used on the photo and how-to steps for the fabrication of the backing piece.
The fabrication of the backing will cover texturing with hammers, making and soldering prongs, cutting jump rings and patina application.
You will also learn how to make a cable neck wire for your pendant.
This tutorial is an instant downloading PDF file. It has 12 pages, 33 photos and life size template of all the components. For intermediate skill students (torch use experience recommended)
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You will learn:
• How to cut sheet metal with disk cutters, bench shears and a jeweler’s saw
• How to texture metal with carved hammers
• Prong setting
• Torch fired sgrafitto enamels
• Patina application
• How to make a cable neck wire