Friday, December 23, 2011

Adventures in Fold Forming

Fold-forming is a technique of metalworking whereby metal is folded, repeatedly forged and annealed, and unfolded; at which stage it generally has a dramatic new three-dimensional form.
 Fold Forming Copper - Leaf

Bracelet with leaf and rivets
Fold Form Bracelet
This bracelet was created using T-fold techniques for the bracelet.
The Leaf  was made sperately then attached with a rivet on one end and encased with the metal.

 Using a heat patina to create all these beautiful colors.