Posts Tagged “handmade”

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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Mayan Culture Inspired Ring
Jun 22nd 2018

Mayan Culture Inspired Ring

This Ring is inspired by the Classic Mayan Scroll. Bowman Originals is inspired by Cultural Anthropology. In particular, how mankind adorned themselves ... why and how? This ring is handmade in Sterling Silver featuring a fine Almandine Garnet accent…

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Heart and Nail Head Toggle Bracelet, Silver
Apr 6th 2018

Heart and Nail Head Toggle Bracelet, Silver

Sterling Silver Heart and Nail Head toggle bracelet by artisans at Bowman Originals, Sarasota, 941-302-9594. Handmade in the "Old World" tradition. Human hands only. No computers. Preserving the nearly lost art of handmade jewelry.Learn more about th…

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Hard Vitreous Enamel ...  a lost art.
Mar 2nd 2018

Hard Vitreous Enamel ... a lost art.

Handmade and engraved Sterling Silver Enamel Earrings. Hard Vitreous enameling dates back at least to the age of the great Egyptian Pharaohs. The ancient technique is nearly a lost art. Only a hand full of artisans worldwide continue the ancient tech…

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"Going backwards and proud of it!"
Feb 20th 2018

"Going backwards and proud of it!"

"Going backwards and proud of it! is a statement we often make. The statement reflects our commitment to carrying on the human tradition of making fine quality handmade jewelry. No Computers. No CAD. No CAM. No CAD-CAM. Only hands at Bowman Originals…

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