Saturday, January 05, 2008

German Silver Buckle

An etched celtic design in german silver. I picked up some of this metal after attending an engraving workshop at Montgomery County Community College last summer. What a great class. Taught by a master engraver and filled with super talented people from across the country. I sat next to Jim Batson, one of the greatest blacksmiths in the country. Not only did I get an education in engraving but Jim filled me in on forging hand made knives. I'll write more later.
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