June 07, 2012
On Saturday 14th May, we had group of 3 students making silver chains. The possibilities in this workshop are endless, and often the hardest thing is deciding what you would like to make! We all really enjoyed the day, and the results were fantastic.
Wrapping the wire around a former to create the links
Snipping the links
All the links before soldering
Shaping the links, depending on your design
Soldering the end together
Helen hammered the links
Starting to take shape!
The finished chain, this one made by Helen
Bridget made a bracelet using the same process as above, but just slightly different
Bridget's linked bracelet
Trisha's design incorporated a twist to the links and a variety of different size links
Making the smaller links to gold everything together
Trisha's finished bracelet
Here are just a few samples from Georgina's sample sheet that you can do in just one day!
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