Introduction: The Making of Interplanetary: a Bracelet

This is a making of video for the creation of my art piece Interplanetary.




The materials included:
Sterling silver, brass, copper, and amethyst.

Other tools/materials used:
Silver solder, liver of sulphur, flux, pickle, beeswax, various hammers/tweezers, jewelers saw, acetylene torch, flex-shaft, files, sandpaper, ring clamp, dapping block, polishing bits, and of course, sharpies.

It was created for Etsy.com's NASA contest.

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onebitpixel (author)2011-05-12

I like the whimsical design. Looks like great fun.
What were you soldering on at ~2:40? were they bezels for the stones?

author

Thanks! Yes, those were the bezels. I drilled/filed the holes just big enough for them to fit then soldered them in place.

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