Loop in Loop bracelet, Fine silver, pure, ancient, bespoke, gift idea, hand made, UK, Artisan A hall marked, fine silver (99.9% pure) bracelet made using the ancient "loop-in-loop" technique.
The process starts with wire that is fused into rings, that are bent and interwoven with the next link. Absolutely no solder is used throughout this entire piece. Fusing involves getting the temperature of the metal up to the point of almost melting, then just melting at the join. This ancient technique produces a very strong join that I don't file or sand, so the joins are visible, but very strong (look at the close up picture to see what I mean). Entirely hand made by me in my Devon workshop.
This piece is 19cm (7 1/2 inches) long and 4-5mm wide. Each bracelet weighs approximately 14 grams Each one of these "loop-in-loop" pieces is a labour of love, taking hours to produce, but I love doing it. The clasp, is again made of fine silver, starting with a puddle of molten silver and gradually working it into the shape of wire needed to complete the piece. Again, this is attached by fusing and NOT soldering.
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