Category Archives: resources

ScrapHappy – October 2021

There’s quite a bit of experimentation that goes on in my workshop. Sometimes it’s because I want to play, sometimes it’s because I’ve got a new tool, but mostly it’s because I need to learn or practice a new technique … Continue reading

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Adventures with an Aquaflame Part 1 … Introducing Little Miss #SmeltyMelty

WARNING!! This post is techy and likely to be of no interest to anyone who doesn’t use heat on their metal Continue reading

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ScrapHappy May 2021

One of my favourite way to reuse the waste from my silversmithing is to heat it into balls and pebbles. Casting is going to be next, but for instant gratification of a job well done, it’s hard to beat this. … Continue reading

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How did I do that – Daffodils?

It’s not all #HookerRing and #StarTrek here at Gilly Towers you know. I receive quite a few commission enquiries. Some I have to turn down because they involve a skill set beyond my abilities some because I know I’m not … Continue reading

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Ring A Month – September 2020

Well, it’s not really September’s. I’m cheating a little September’s theme was ‘New’. I’ve used this challenge to incorporate something new every month so far, and I had intended to continue my journey into flush setting with a simple, stacking … Continue reading

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