Process photos, events, inspiration, and snap shots from the studio

Sketch
Sketch

Pieces starts out as a sketch...

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Layout
Layout

The sketch is then attached to a piece of sheet metal in the material of choice.

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Cut out
Cut out

The pieces are freed from the sheet. I use a jewelers saw to carefully cut each piece out by hand.

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cutting out inside
cutting out inside

Small holes are drilled to enable a saw blade to cut out the inside detail.

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clean up
clean up

Once the pieces are cut out they are cleaned up with small files.

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almost finished
almost finished
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Finished earrings
Finished earrings

For these earrings a bezel was soldered onto the cut out pieces, the brass was patinated, and stones are set in the bezels.

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