behind the scenes

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Grinding up borax (flux), used to help silver solder to flow

Pick-soldering with a jewellers'  torch

Sarah Jane, captured while pick-soldering using a jewellers’ torch

Piercing-out sheet copper with a jewellers saw

Sarah Jane carefully piercing a shape out of sheet copper using a jewellers’ saw

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The sunny design studio, with mood board and art materials

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Pre-polishing using a flex drive can get messy!

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Dappint & doming set, used to form metal into concave and convex shapes

Soldering with a micro-torch (just like the one you use in your kitchen for creme brûlées)

Soldering with a micro-torch (just like the one you use in your kitchen for creme brûlées)

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Balling up solder, ready for pick soldering

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