Roughed designs for my daughter Cara. She laid out a general form for amber and rough garnet she has, wanting something sturdy but delicate looking, kind of Rivendell-ish. I'm thinking filigree which will be new for me.
This delights me no end. Without a fixed reference point, people cannot walk a straight line. This is the path of a man, blindfolded and told to walk a straight line across an empty field. He re-crossed the road at least 5 times and came to a stop when he hit a stump. I took a screen shot with my phone and translated into this brooch. see the video http://www.wimp.com/straightline . 3" x 2 5/8", steel, brass. My first time soldering steel. seems to behave much like the brass.