Sterling Baby Cup and Pearl Pendant

Use anticlastic forming to create two different but stylish projects.

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Advance your skills in anticlastic forming as you craft a beautiful silver heirloom design. Once you master the technique, shrink the application to form a stunning pearl pendant. Discover the elegant applications anticlastic forming presents.

Required Materials:

22 gauge sterling silver sheet
10 or 12 gauge half round sterling wire
Hard, medium, easy silver solder
20 gauge binding wire

Layout: Fine point Sharpie pen to trace pattern from paper onto 22 gage sterling silver sheet

Hand: Jewelers saw frame and 2 /0 saw blades, half round Habilis file #1 cut, goldsmith hammer, dividers to mark circle for bottom of cup, sinusoidal stake, wooden doming
block to shape bottom, wooden punch to use as a wooden stake to refine shaping of bottom, planishing hammer, plastic or rawhide mallet, Naja Fretz forming hammer Soldering: Torch setup, quench, pickle

Polishing and finishing: Blue wheels: knife edge

Technique: Metalsmithing

Originally Published: Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, July 2012

SKU: EP6440

Author/Speaker/Editor: Travis Ogden

File Type: PDF

Format: eProject