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Old 09-08-2008, 03:20 PM
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Default Re: Multi-Dimensional Sterling Bracelet

I've begun sculpting the open-work scroll using a 45 flat and this round heel graver made from a round blank.



It has a 45 degree face and a small heel created by rolling the round cutting tip over the porcelain wheel at 15 degrees. I have also narrowed the width by slightly grinding each side at 45 degrees as I would a square graver.

Using the round heel graver to cut the leaves, the 45 flat to round the backbone and some 600 grit paper to smooth the cuts .... this it what it looks like so far.



The decorative wire for the borders came from Rio Grande today. Should have the sculpting done by Wednesday as well as the antiquing. Thursday it is off to the jewelry store in Charleston to learn to solder and get this done ... just under the wire!!

Chris