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Offline kalliaxa

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Color on metal
« on: August 24, 2012, 12:06:13 PM »
If you want color on copper one of the ways you can get it is to anneal very well the metal and dip it into BOILING (boiling, not hot) water. You'll get some amazing shades of red. You can also use color pencils, oil pastel etc. on an annealed / oxidized surface.
You can have a look at some samples here: (Metalwork I and Metalwork II).
Some items of my jewelry created with these techniques: