Enameled Bangle Bracelet

I gave up on trying to enamel round wire. For some strange reason, the enamel on round wire keeps popping off. I mean likes shards of it just flying off. It’s the weirdest thing. I tried several different experiments and this happened every time. So, instead, I tried some flat copper wire tonight and I had no issues except where I solder the wire together. I used silver solder since it’s supposed to be compatible with this enamel but I got some crazing. I put it back in my torch flame and heated it up so the enamel pulled away from that spot. It doesn’t look bad but in future ones I’ll either have to fuse the copper together or overlap the piece and rivet it together.

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Published in: on November 13, 2011 at 9:35 pm  Comments Off on Enameled Bangle Bracelet  
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