Pendants cast from Pewter

Pendants cast from Pewter

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Each symbolic pendant is made from molten pewter poured into a mould made from self-hardening clay for this purpose.

Guide step 1
1.
The mould: Roll out a max. 2 cm thick piece of self-hardening clay to a suitable size for the design. Then draw a design on a lino block and cut it out.
Guide step 2
2.
Push a cut-out shape (max. 0.5 cm thick) into the clay. Alternatively you may carve a design directly into the clay.
Guide step 3
3.
Make a small hole for hanging at the top of the shape. You may use a flower stick, pushing it into the clay. Let the mould dry for three or four days on a wire rack.
Guide step 4
4.
NB: wear safety glasses. Melt the pewter in a pewter casting ladle directly on a hotplate at high temperature. Keep an eye.
Guide step 5
5.
NB: wear safety glasses. Pour the molten pewter in the clay mould and leave to set.
Guide step 6
6.
File away any rough edges.
Guide step 7
7.
Attach the finished pendant to a piece of leather cord with an adjustable knot which is made as follows: Place one end of the cord first underneath the other end of the cord – and then over.
Guide step 8
8.
Now feed one end underneath the “cross” and up, before feeding it into the loop from where it is pulled tight like a knot.
Guide step 9
9.
Turn the bracelet/necklace so it is mirror-imaged and make an equivalent adjustable knot in the last of the two ends. Trim the ends, close to the knots.

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