I am a self taught metalsmith. I handcraft decorative copper things including jewellery & sculptures.

Shalini

Making Copper Leaves - In Pictures

Making Copper Leaves – In Pictures

I often get asked how I make my copper leaf sculptures. This is not a step by step guide to making copper leaves but I thought I would share a few photos of some of the steps involved in crafting my very popular copper leaf sculptures. The leaves are always so much in demand. Recently […]

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New Tutti Frutti Earrings under construction

New Tutti Frutti Earrings

The enamelling kiln had not been fired for over 2 months thanks to an iritis flare up. Finally had a little play to make colourful new Tutti Frutti earrings, enamelled pendants and charms. 😊 Several Enamelled Copper Circle Earrings have now been added to my online shop. Do have a look 😀 I have also […]

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New Hammer Stand on the workbench

New Hammer Stand

For our 20th wedding anniversary Mr A (Palletwoodstuff) made a me hammer stand. One can never have too many hammers and each hammer is precious to me. This really is a very nice and appreciated gift ❤ One of my Facebook followers asked “What are all the dapping like depressions on the bottom for?” The […]

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Making Rustic Copper Earrings

Making Rustic Copper Earrings

Rustic Copper Earrings Made to Order I was recently contacted by a lady who received one of my pendants as a gift. She wanted rustic earrings to match her pendant. Can you make earrings to go with my pendant? Of course I can 🙂 I have sent pictures over and will update this post once […]

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Thinking of Making another Copper Bowl

I have another sheet of upcycled copper cut to size for a bowl. I am thinking of making another copper bowl. This one will be different from the one I made a few weeks back. Not yet decided how it will be different but it will be 🙂 I will post about the progress on […]

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Reclaimed Copper Bowl

Some pictures of the steps in making this beautiful vintage look hammered reclaimed copper bowl from a piece of 1mm thick sheet copper. This is a little different to my usual unplanned pieces which just evolve as I hammer… I took measurements, I followed instructions from a tutorial (OK some instructions) and actually worked to […]

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One can never have too many hammers!

Too Many Hammers

Don’t be silly! One can never have too many hammers! 😀 Before the Covid 19 Lockdown my husband Dave & I used to visit all kinds of weird and wonderful antique shops with our friends Eve & Steve. A pleasant afternoon mooching about places and then a meal. Once lockdown is over and restaurants re-open […]

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Making of Copper Cuff FANTASY 06 & 07

Sharing a few steps I go through when making my very popular Fantasy Cuffs which are part of my Waste Not Want Not series using salvaged copper pipe. If you would like to ask questions about any of the processes involved please do send me a message. FANTASY Copper Cuffs are available to buy online […]

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Copper tube coil on the workbench

Copper Tube on the Bench

I have about 6 meters of copper tube to convert into tray handles for all the Shou sugi ban trays Palletwood stuff has made. I think I will start this project very soon… Meanwhile you can see some of the trays we have already made in my online shop. The new trays will be added […]

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