Here’s a bit of a look at the process. I start with this:
And then, with unfettered glee and many tools in hand, I begin to hammer, emboss, punch holes, paint paint paint, and next glaze the metal for a subtle sheen. A lovely brass filigree wraps the finished piece as a frame for my creation:
Lastly, I delve into gems, crystals and all kinds of goodies and Voila! the finished piece:
Deep blues, yellows and greens all here to greet the day. Czech Crystals and sunny citirne delicately frame a sunrise!