Hand forged Copper Bowl made from Reclaimed Copper

This Hand forged Copper Bowl which I made over the week-end is now in my online shop. Do follow this link to see more pictures. Lovely antique finish copper dish for coins, jewellery and more! Waste Not Want Not series: Metal salvaged from old copper sheet. Upcycled Copper Bowls & Dishes handcrafted in Stamford, UK.… Continue reading Hand forged Copper Bowl made from Reclaimed Copper

Work in Progress: Cutting up Salvaged Copper

I have just cut off a large piece from the salvaged copper tank I got earlier this year. The sheet is now soaking in vinegar so I can clean it up and get it ready for crafting copper things. I have to make leaves, bowls and trinket trays for the Lamport Hall craft show during… Continue reading Work in Progress: Cutting up Salvaged Copper

Reducing Waste

#MarchMeettheMaker – The 11th prompt for Joanne Hawker’s March Meet the Maker challenge is Reducing waste. I recycle copper when I can. – Copper pipes are fun to shape into sculptures and jewellery. – Copper salvaged from old tanks can be made into wall art, sculptures, jewellery… wherever your imagination takes you really. Here is… Continue reading Reducing Waste

Hand Forged Beaten Copper Bowl

Decorative Beaten Copper Bowl Available to buy now in my online shop. This style of beaten copper bowl can also be made to order. Please do get in touch if you would like to commission a bowl like this. My handcrafted copper bowls and trays are great for tea-lights, candles, incense sticks, pot-pourri or just… Continue reading Hand Forged Beaten Copper Bowl

Copper Leaves: Work in Progress

Copper leaves are just fabulous, there are so many different ways to make them, and so many different ways to give them patina, colour and structure. Using my trusty jeweller’s saw I am sawing a range of copper leaf shapes to make decorative leaf sculptures. I think I will enamel them… but not sure yet.… Continue reading Copper Leaves: Work in Progress

Playtime

Things I do to get out of tidying up ???? Found a couple of small strips of copper left over from an earlier project so of course I had to play! It is amazing what fun shapes you can create with a simple cross-pein hammer. I will sort the bench out tomorrow…

Made a Copper Bowl Recently

Shalini Austin, Artisan Metalsmith: Made a Copper Bowl Recently – A few pictures from Instagram of some of the steps in making a copper bowl. I have made a video of the whole process and will edit and upload to you-tube as soon as I can. More about this bowl on my website. Source: Made… Continue reading Made a Copper Bowl Recently

Fluorite & Copper Earrings

I really like Fluorite! I bought a strand of cube fluorite beads some time ago and made several bracelets for my Peterborough stockists Art in the Heart. which sold really well. Since Art in the Heart is closing down I listed the last two remaining bracelets in my online shop and on Etsy. With the… Continue reading Fluorite & Copper Earrings