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Cynthia Morgan (Morganica) journals the making of small vessels from metal clay. She covers the creation of tiny, wearable boxes of silver, brass and sterling silver bowls. She discusses engineering and designing for use with silver clay, difficulties in firing clays containing base metals, and considerations for later decorating boxes with enamels, found objects, and other forms of coloring.

20 09, 2020

Sunday morning musings, 2020-style

2020-09-20T14:09:09-07:00

Nathan and Grizz are inseparable, or at least Grizz thinks so... If Nathan does anything, from putting on clothes to sitting in a lawn chair on the back porch, Grizz wants to do it, too. "Can you believe it?" I chortled to the Resident Carpenter-Blacksmith, "They said to get a SECOND dog, it would calm Grizz down! TWO [...]

Sunday morning musings, 2020-style2020-09-20T14:09:09-07:00
19 10, 2009

The pendant

2017-02-02T14:41:54-08:00

"Hi, Cynthia!" Andrew calls gaily, as he pounds up my driveway, "Can I come in? Wow, cool!" He gazes around my studio with wide eyes, taking in the art hung on the walls, the pendants pinned to the black velvet drape suspended from Oliver Wendell Kiln's gantry, and me, covered in plaster, making a mold. "Grandpa said you were doing some kind of art show and I wanted to see."

The pendant2017-02-02T14:41:54-08:00