Serpentine Chrysotile Pendant with Rhodochrosite Pattern

Create this knockout piece by working with bezel setting, metalsmithing, and more!
SKU: EP14039

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Put two lovely stones on display in this showstopping pendant that enables you to practice both your lapidary skills and metalsmithing skills .

Required Materials:

  • Serpentine chrysotile AKA Silver Eye
  • Sterling silver sheet 20 gauge
  • Silver hard solder
  • Rhodochrosite Ortiz (if you are lucky enough to find some; use non-banded if you need it)
  • Sterling square wire, 1.5 x 1.5mm about 10"
  • Sterling wire, 3mm x 14 gauge x enough for circumference of rhodochrosite
  • 14 gauge 6mm x 1/2"

Tools:
LAPIDARY EQUIPMENT: Genie grinding unit or other, trim saw (large enough for your rough or slab), cerium oxide polishing compound, rough leather end lap, gemstone templates of your choice. CRITICAL SAFETY EQUIPMENT: Respirator particulate mask. HAND AND FABRICATION: Ultrafine Sharpie marker, basic bench tools. SOLDERING: Torch and tanks

Technique: Metalsmithing, basic lapidary skills, bench skills, bezel setting

Originally Published: Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, January/February 2016

Additional Info
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SKU EP14039
Author/Speaker/Editor John Heusler
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ISBN 13 No
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Product Type Project Download
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