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FILING • SANDING • DRILLING • WIREWORK Get Set Compact disc jewel case, black plastic Steel wire, 22 gauge, 5 cm 1. Using a scribe, mark four circles on the 5. 7 cm in diameter. the thin edge of the intersecting circles. Bench tool kit, page 9 2. Cut out the circles with a jeweler's saw, 6. Cut the 22-gauge wire in half. With round- Tweezers and then lightly file and sand all edges . Mark a center line through each circle. nose pliers , form one end of each wire into a small loop. 3. On each circle, 7.
Use a flat steel hammer to tap the ball into a flat round. Repeat with the other wire. 4. Once the metal clay flowers have fired for 10 minutes, carefully remove the hot kiln shelf with the kiln fork and place it on a heatproof surface close to the kiln. Pick up the hot metal flowers with tweezers and quench then in water. Dry the flowers well . 5. 9-mm bit. ) 6. To make the earrings, stack the silver and copper flowers in alternating layers of graduated sizes, with the largest flowers on the bottom.
4 cm DESIGNER'S NOTE You may want to experiment rolling scrap silver sheet through the mill in order to determine the setting that will yield the desired result. Insufficient pressure will create a weak image, while too much pressure will distort the design. page 40 • 1 • Using the paper punches and 4. Roll each silver and paper stack through heavyweight paper, punch out each of the four designs . the mill. If necessary, flatten the rolled sheets by hand or with pliers with protected jaws. 2. Scribe four squares onto the sterling 5.