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Stephen Fitz-Gerald - Tuesday, November 6, 2012 - 11:02pmfurniture
Stephen Fitz-Gerald - Saturday, March 31, 2012 - 2:17amCeltic Jewelry | jewelry
Stephen Fitz-Gerald - Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 9:57pmtorc | torque
Stephen Fitz-Gerald - Monday, February 20, 2012 - 4:58amjewelry
For this forged stainless steel torque,I started with 3/8ths solid square stock.I removed a fair amount of material for the 6 inch section that goes behind the back of the neck.I then ,(using the grinder)tapered the last 4 inches on both ends.I forged the ends into spirals then set about the twist patterns.The bar was still straight at this point except for the forged spirals on the ends.I did a soft grind and polish to remove the scratches,then with the final heat forged the bar around a pre-made form to the shape you see...
Stephen Fitz-Gerald - Sunday, January 29, 2012 - 9:53pmjewelry
Stephen Fitz-Gerald - Saturday, January 14, 2012 - 5:51amelliptical fruit bowl | fruit bowl | stainless steel fruitbowl
Stephen Fitz-Gerald - Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 1:53pmjewelry | stainless steel jewelry
Glass bead set in stainless steel.
Stephen Fitz-Gerald - Monday, January 2, 2012 - 11:25pmjewelry
The major body of this torc is fabricated from forged stainless steel 3/8ths HEXBAR.The acorns are fabricated from stainless tubing and washers with a heat patina.My client has a 19"neck so it's a bit