Monday, November 11, 2013

Teapot in the making

Here's a glimpse of the process behind the making of one of my latest pieces; a silver teapot with ebony lid. As shown on the first image, I started out with a flat sheet of 0.8 mm sterling silver, a thinner gauge than I normally use, and it proved to be more difficult to raise than the 1 mm or 1.2mm I normally go for.