Thursday, October 07, 2010

Catching up again

WWJ ladies and gents are discussing torch annealing and oxidizing, so here's my tube play and weaving. The wire in the tree is bright shiny new, and the bail wire has been torched to soften it up. Slightly dull and darker. The "leaf" is showing the outside of the tube after several trips thru anneal, hammer, anneal.... These are still in progress, no idea what will happen from here with the leaf, the muse took a sleep.

The inside of the tube -

And while I'm here, Rachelle of Purple Cat Jewels makes the cutest little ladybugs!!!

A pile of wire play, after tumbling -