Galaxy Design - Circles upon Circles interlinking
Unisex ♀ ♂
★NOTE★This item is MADE TO ORDER and requires 2 weeks for production by hand in my studio. Please keep this in mind when ordering. I do have a variety of "Ready to Ship" items to choose from that you can see here: http://www.etsy.com/shop/jamiespinello?section_id=14624658
All other items in my shop require production time before shipment.
Each cuff is made to order / drawn and etched by me from drawings in my sketchbook or to specifications of the customer, no two are alike. I can make one as close as possible to the one pictured, or one to your specifications. Just let me know! Truly 100% handmade from scratch.
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∆∆∆This particular design is inspired by celestial rings and designs of victorian planetary models and antique astronomical navigation devices.
Drawn, Etched, Cut and Finished in my studio out of reclaimed copper sheet. Recessed areas are blackened to bring out the contrast of the lines. Made from 16g copper plate. 100% original/ one of a kind/ handmade. Sealed to prevent staining of the skin and to retain finish.
I also accept custom orders for designs on cuffs. Message me for more info about your project.
Sawing out a piece of copper sheet from a larger plate
free hand drawing directly to smaller sheet of copper
etching using chemistry and electricity in home made etching tank
sawing out the form from the plate
filing down rough edges
hammering around a form to make it fit wrist comfortably
oxidizing (blackening and applying patina)
sanding (to bring out relief of raised lines)
sealing (to retain oxidation and patina)
Sizing: One size fits most~ It fits wrists anywhere from 5-7.5" in circumference. I can custom make smaller or larger cuffs if requested.