The J Arge Stone Classic Bracelet

The large bracelet presents a greater problem of construction because it is more difficult to bend the heavier parts and also the larger mass of silver needs a great amount of heat in order to solder it. The 2 gauge triangle wire shanks, inches long, are stamped with a selected design and then bent into a V shape wide enough to accommodate the large stone, using a vise. The three pieces, including a center strip of number 4 gauge round bead wire, are soldered together at the Bnds. After being...

Leaf And Flower Decorations

The leaf and flower decorations shown above are lost wax centrifugally cast pieces made commercially and are not Indian made. They can be purchased from many of the silvercraft suppliers. These are but a few of the many designs available. Once they are incorporated into a piece of jewelry it is usually so difficult to distinguish them from the handmade decorations that only en expert can tell the difference. However, most of the decorations on the jewelry pictured on these two pages ere Indian...