Anticlastic Raising is a way of shaping metal, curving it into different
directions like the shape of a horse’s saddle.
The shapes obtained with this method are very organic and beautiful.
They are also very strong; this means that thinner gauge metal can be
used to make lighter pieces.
Our cuff will be shaped into an asymmetric anticlastic spiral.
With one large lampwork wavy disk on the wide side, and a small disk
in a contrasting color on the narrow side.
The tutorial is an instant downloading PDF file, it has 8 pages, 16 photos, a life size template of all the components and plenty of tips! For intermediate skill students.
My favorites! Orange, cream and white rectangles with translucent crystalline inclusions, suspended from long sterling silver triangles, hand-textured with tiny squares.
The silver has been treated with a darkening patina to emphasize the texture surface.
The ear wires are long curving hooks in sterling silver.
Very easy to put on.
The stones are 34 x 12mm (1 5/8x ½”)
The total length of the earrings is 45mm (1 ¾”)
This stone is a striking yellow-green-black.
Yellow turquoise is named thus, because it appears in the same mines as turquoise.
It is actually a jasper with hematite webbing. The color spectrum is from yellow to green.
The bail is made of oxidized copper.
The pendant comes on an 8mm braided black leather cord 46cm or 18” long, with a magnetic clasp.
The stone is 56 x 49 mm and the total length of the pendant is 91mm (3 9/16”)
A metal hand punch is a metalworking tool that makes
holes on metal sheet.
It works much the same as a paper punch, but has the
advantage of having a set of dies to make holes in
This tool can be used on mild steel, aluminum, silver,
copper, brass, cardboard, craft foam, leather and plastic.
Making it the perfect tool for jewelry making.
This is a PDF file for instant downloading.