Coyote Heart's Profile
Coyote Heart is a collaboration of a husband and wife duo :) We began by creating hand stamped jewelry and keepsake pieces but have expanded to leather cuffs and assessories also. Though they sound very different (metal and leather) the process is quite similar. They both begin by taking a large piece of sheet metal or leather hide, getting it to the shape you want, stamping an impression into the surface and creating something special.
Though we can do each other's "job" we definitely have our preferred aspects-his being power tools and mine being typography and composition :)
With the metal pieces, my husband takes sheets of metal such as sterling, copper, brass, and aluminum and cuts it into various shapes. He enjoys the metalsmith part of our process and carefully buffs and polishes each piece so that it has a silky smooth finish. Next comes my part which is the stamping. I hand stamp each letter one at a...
- Joined August 17, 2011