Posted in August 2012

Combination of 3 different metals -2

Combination of 3 different metals -2

  I have taken flux off by pickling… the plates are still stuck together…OK. I have heated up the billet and … Forged it! repeated forging process more than 4times, and repeated heating and rolling down process many times… I hope that I can create something out of this…! Advertisements

Combination of 3 different metals -1

Combination of 3 different metals -1

I tried fusing 3 differet matals ( copper, gilding metal, and silver) together the other day. Using 3 different metals is the first try to me so I reckoned that this would be the hardest challenge that I have done so far. Each metal has individual menlting point like copper- 1083 ℃, gilding metal-1000-1040℃,  pure silver-961 ℃. So there was a risk that silver … Continue reading

Abstract of Studio practice

Abstract of Studio practice

The intent of my studio practice is to create a series of pleasurable jewellery pieces utilising Mokume gane technique as a metaphor of life and the idea of gold cloud as a metaphor of mortality. In the late 1600s in Japan, Mokume gane, a technique working with fused, layered metal, was invented by an artisan … Continue reading