This is part three of a series on acid etching silver to see part one click here and to see part two click here.
Monthly Archives: January 2011
This is part two of a series on acid etching silver to see part one click here.
At the moment I’m making a simple child’s spoon to give me the opportunity to try out and show off my new stakes. Through this process I will demonstrate the various techniques used such as sinking, planishing and annealing. The first step involves designing and making a pattern for my spoon. As with all of …
One of the great things about having more space in my workshop is that I can try out different silversmithing techniques. Since I have the place nearly set up I’ve decided to try my hand at acid etching.
I’m in the process of moving my workshop. The initial space I had was a bit too small and it was damp so my tools were in danger of rusting.
This is part three of my cake slice project. If you want to see part one and two click here.
After my trip to the National Museum I was looking into some of the items in the museum that were found in my native Co. Kerry. One of the pieces I saw in Dublin was an amazing silver gilt cross from Lislaughtin Abbey, Ballylongford.