This instruction comes with easy to follow pictorials and detailed illustrations which shows you:
- - Piercing and filing Ankh
- - Making a hinge
- - Soldering and clean-up
- This tutorial can be made in a standard smithing workshop. You will need:
- - Metal : silver or gold or other
You will be shown how to make a hook bangle with an ankh design. The hook bangle concept is very popular in the Caribbean. Many design permutations of this bangle can be made, using the hook concept as your baseline.
This jewelry tutorial will show you three versions as well as other design variations. The first approach is to solder the ankh on the bangle without a hinge. Then you will be shown the hinge method and lastly how to soften the look by adding a profile.
This lesson is suited for all with some general knowledge of metalsmith techniques and the basic bench tool set-up.
Examples of the various design possibilities all made based on the hook bangle concept.