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Work in Progress | 2 November 2020

Work in Progress | 2 November 2020

I am making balled ends on 1mm copper wire. This component will be part of the fold-formed copper earrings I was working on yesterday. These look great as headpins and I can make copper headpins to order for jewellery makers. Just attach a few beads you will have fancy beaded earrings for yourself or to […]

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Work in Progress | 1 November 2020

Work in Progress | 1 November 2020

Making fold form earrings. If you would like to commission Christmas presents do get in touch soon. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Shalini Austin (@shaliniaustin) on Nov 1, 2020 at 9:05am PST View Work in Progress | 1 November 2020 post on Instagram These are the earrings I am working on […]

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Work in Progress | 9 September 2020

Started a new copper bowl today… As normal I don’t have a plan. I will be making it up as I go along 😀 You can also follow me on Instagram to see what I am up to

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Work in Progress | 01 September 2020

A bit more done to the flowers this morning. Eye is definitely better today! Ready for enamelling 😊 So far so good! I wonder if my eyes will allow a full day’s work…

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Work in Progress | 31 August 2020

After time off coppersmithing (again!) because of iritis I managed to finish sawing the copper flowers I started a few days back. My right eye just does not seem to want to cooperate much these days 😠 Very frustrating! The vision was clearer than it has been for almost a week so I could saw […]

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Work in Progress | 22 August 2020

Work in Progress | 22 August 2020

Sawing copper flowers. I have no flower pendants left! Sold the last one a couple of weeks back. It is good to keep popular designs in stock. I know there are no craft events scheduled 😯 but stockist shops are open and I would like to send some over to them. And of course restock […]

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Something different - Upcycled pallet wood tool box

Something Different

I have not made many copper things recently but I did help my husband do this. It is a box to keep the lovely Intrinsic Colour dyes for wood, the same used in making the trays with copper handles. Doing something different for a change was a lot of fun! 🙂 View this post on […]

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Really need to fire up the enamelling kiln again

Work in Progress | 02 August 2020

have been a bit lazy of late…Really need to fire up the enamelling kiln again and have a play. I will saw these flowers and get a few other bits together for a session in the coming week, once I finish off a couple of bespoke orders on the bench. View this post on Instagram […]

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