Tag archive for metalsmith

Contemporary hand forged silver sugar spoon

Contemporary hand forged silver sugar spoon

Do we make silver sugar spoons? Yes as a matter of fact we do. Is there a demand for silver spoons? Maybe that’s hard to believe but yes there is, just like there is a demand for silver napkins holders. We do have quite a…

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Beyond simple

Beyond simple

Today I like to show you some very nice pictures of the works of Japanese craftswoman Yumi Nakamur. Yumi works mainly in copper and brass. The shapes are hammered out using an ancient proces. Very simple and very beautiful … Via

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Ancient crafts

Ancient crafts

Swiss watchmaker Vacheron Constantin has launched Cercle 250, an association designed to preserve and promote ancient crafts but mostly to underline their contemporary relevance. Crafs such as … Burnishing technique, making metal smooth by hand with a special burnishing tool … Weaving … Watchmaking, on…

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Extraordinary Copper Masks

Extraordinary Copper Masks

When heated in a flame, metal like silver, gold and copper, becomes soft and can be bend or forged and raised with a hammer. Jan and me use this technique to make silver candle holders,  napkin rings or this vessel. VAGABOND JEWELRY uses it to…

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