the Tropical Studio
When accessory shopping and you see the label for Argentium silver, or the unicorn logo, be happy because your jeweler loves you. She is using tarnish resistant silver. Five reasons why Argentium is a good thing Argentium resists tarnishing 7...
Sustainability and jewelry making.
Balancing sustainability with gemstones, metals, and the chemicals involved in metalsmithing is complicated. I am very aware of the effects of all these activities on our environment so I endeavor to keep my impact to a minimum.
Working in the Tropical Studio
Hammer and chisels on sheet silver. A bowl of warm pitch. A tree stump. Traditional tools of the repoussage artist.