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Creating a Custom Crest Necklace
Feb 7th 2019

Creating a Custom Crest Necklace

This Necklace is being created as a Custom order at Bowman Originals, 124 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, Fl. 941-302-9594. It is 18 K Gold, Sterling Silver and Palladium. Later in the creation process Diamonds and Enamel will be added in addition to othe…

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Enamel "Hook" Bracelet
Jan 11th 2019

Enamel "Hook" Bracelet

Just now finished this Sterling Silver, 18 k Gold and Vitreous Enamel "Hook" Bracelet. It takes many hours of tedious work to make this bracelet! Vitreous Enamel is glass that is fired onto the surface of the metal at temperatures of 1550 degrees and…

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Annealing Rose Gold
Jun 24th 2018

Annealing Rose Gold

Beautiful green flames are produced when annealing 18 k Rose Gold. The high copper content is responsible for the color and the rose color of the gold. Eighteen carat Gold (750/1000) is 750 parts pure gold and 250 parts other metals ... in this case,…

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Packing Vitreous Enamel
Jun 24th 2018

Packing Vitreous Enamel

Vitreous Enamel is glass that shares the same co-efficient of expansion as the metal it is being fused to. This action happens at approximately 1750 degrees .... depending on the particular enamel and the metal it is being fused to. A number of facto…

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