Robin Phillips Jewelry

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Anticlastic raising

anticlastic raised pendant

This type of forging (called anticlastic raising) persuades the metal into opposing itself. Concave curves and tight tapering enclosed curves are made possible with this technique. Bangles, rings and neckpieces as well as hollow 'tubular' handles are born of this method.

 

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