Color Me Beautiful

So in the previous posts I have cut, smoothed, embossed and cleaned the bracelet bars, readying them for color.  I'm still on the brass pieces by the way, even though they look like copper due to the annealing. I've chosen a few ways to color these pieces..some in a burial of ammonia and kitty litter.  … Continue reading Color Me Beautiful

Playing With Brass Sheet, Part 2

So yesterday, I cut and smoothed bracelet bars from brass sheet and annealed them to soften for embossing. I now use either my BigKick scrapbook machine or my Durston rolling mill to emboss some designs into the softened metal.   I've shown a before and after annealing of 2 of the bars.  One is okay but … Continue reading Playing With Brass Sheet, Part 2