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 -


Christine said...

Sherry, Just found your site after reading the informative article about copper in Szarska's newsletter. Thank you for sharing your experiences with copper. Being new to copper and loving it, your info was so very helpful. Your work is incredible and I look forward to following your journey.

Audrey said...

Hi Sherry,
Can't tell yopu how much I appreciated the article you wrote for Szarska on caring for Copper jewelry. Never knew about gun blue but will sure go try it now!
Your work is awesome!!

Thnaks again,
aka AudreyGardenLady

Betty said...

Hey, Sherry,

Thanks for following Texas Artfire Guild blog!

I also invite you to follow by email!
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