Thought you might like to see a a small video clip of one of the steps in crafting my rustic copper cuffs.In this video I am annealing copper wire to make it soft, once wire is soft it is easier to manipulate and forge the textures and beat it into shape to look like a cuff. Sorry the video is a bit noisy so you may want to turn the volume down. ..
Each year I try to learn a new skill and Enamelling Copper was on my list of things to learn for 2018.Read more about what I have been up to in my latest blog post:Enamelling Copper Part 1Enamelling Copper Part 2 ..
I have recently made a range of embossed copper heart pendants which are now available in the online shop.Some pictures of the making process of the Hearts and Flowers Pendants and Necklaces..
I have added a lovely range of everyday wear Copper wire and gemstone beads jewellery in my online shop. View the links below to see what is available.I am happy to accept bespoke orders for this style of jewellery. I recently made bridesmaid bracelets in copper, sterling silver and gold fill wire with Rainbow Fluorite beads. ..
The 2017 ESC Artists Exhibition at Stamford Arts Centre was amazing once again. We had a fabulous set of participating artists who brought beautiful Art & Craft to the event. You can see my pieces at this year's exhibition including some sculptures I created specially for this event in the collage below:..
I have added a new range of keyrings and bag charms to my online shop and at my display shelf at Art in the Heart in Peterborough. The price range is from £7.50 – £12.00 depending on the size. ..
Made a few Brass cuffs using my rolling mill and I am pleased to say they are looking rather good! Buy online in my shop...
I never throw anything away and hold on to these copper off-cuts as they are useful for all kinds of design projects. But the sharp ends on these off-cuts can often hurt your fingers. So here is a little tip to protect your fingers when saving these little bits of copper - How to Store Copper Off-cuts..
In my last post I mentioned I had bought a rolling mill. YAY! :-)So what have I been doing with it? Here are the first few pieces I made. See the product listings in my online shop below..
Thanks to the wonderful customers who shopped in my online shop and at the ESC Artists Market in June I was finally able to buy a small Rolling Mill.Read More about it on my blog: Learning to Setup the Rolling Mill..
The 5th Artist Led Pop Up Market by ESC Artists will be held on 11 June 2017 at Stamford Arts Centre.Crafts on display will include Felt Art, Copper Creations, Stained Glass, Ceramics, Willow, Wood, Textiles, Giftware, Original Paintings, Prints, Greeting Cards and more! We look forward to seeing you there.I will be displaying my latest range of Copper designs including Air Chased copper rings, Recycled Copper Pipe Cuffs, copper & gemstone bracelets, mushroom sculptures, decorative copper flowers and more at the event. Feel Free to download and share our leaflet. And please do tell yo..
I am really enjoying the craft of air-chasing copper. Working on a few more rings and pendants today.I think I will make some air chased copper earrings next. ..
New Listings on www.shaliniaustin.co.uk. I have done an update this weekend and added several new pieces of copper jewellery to my on-line shop...
Fold Formed and Air-Chased cuffs are individually crafted in my studio and no two pieces are ever identical.Read More: Copper Cuffs - Air-Chased & Fold-Formed..