Fire Experimentation

by Lex.
(San Diego, California USA)


Hello all:)

I am new to this jewelry blog community and I must say I am learning a lot about marketing!!!. I have been metalsmithing for quite some time now and I love to experiment with texture:)


Here, I experimented with torch heat, a form of reticulation, and was able to create a bubbly appearance.

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  • Lynda says:

    I’ve no idea what reticulation is, but I do love the texture it’s created in this pendant. Reminds me of a moonscape.

  • hey Lex
    This piece is “perfect”. I love metalsmith, maybe one day I will experiment as well.

  • Barbara says:

    So cool. Very modern yet organic. Love the texture. Great job!

  • Diane says:

    I just love this pendant. I also took a look at your etsy shop. I really like your work.

  • I love this pendant. Looks like it took some high heat. Beautiful!

  • Karen Watson says:

    Awesome work! Saw your shop..beautiful stuff!

  • Lynn says:

    Hi Lex, I love reticulation as well, but have never had anything happen when heating which would cause those cool little bubbles. If you don’t mind sharing, how did you do that?

  • Crissy Shaw says:

    Hi Lex, That is totally awesome..!! I’m with Lynn with this.. how did you do it, would you mind sharing the technique? i live on the other side of the world to most people viewing Rena’s page and i’m totally addicted to this site and all of your input, (one day i’ll get the courage to join in) anyway, I’ve never seen anything like that advertised in our country and i would love to give it a go and see what i can come up with.. what sort of metal did you use? will it work with anything?

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