There are tons of jewelry piece that you can easily find in the mall. Some of them are made from precious metals that you don’t even know its name. Jewelry makers have been creating jewelries by using metals that have been processed using a lot of methods. What are the methods used in making jewelries? Here are some of the methods how precious metals are processed.
Of course, if the connoisseur wishes to possess a few of such exquisite curios then there are quite a few reputable antique shops strewn about Kathmandu, mainly in Thamel, Basantpur and Durbar Marg, besides of course numerous shops in Bhaktapur and Patan.
For a gorgeous outdoor display that all will envy, consider the Saint Francis Fountain 51.25″ High. Add elegance to your patio, garden or walkway with the addition of this statue. Not only is this statue hand poured and finished using Old World techniques, it is easily installed anywhere you desire. The indoor/outdoor UL-listed pump uses standard household current and your water will flow with ease. As each St Francis Statue is handmade, you should expect to find variations in the castings, symmetry, finishes and detailing as this will make your statue unique. This fountain is made to order so it will take longer to receive, but the statue is more than worth the wait time. Your neighbors will be green with envy at the beauty of your yard.
One of the most ancient methods is the Lost-wax or investment casting method. The Lost-wax method is known to date all the way back 4000 years ago. Although this method was used by every ancient culture that worked with bronze, and it was the Greek who perfected the technical proficiency of the Lost-fusione a cera persa method. The Lost-wax method is the method used by the Roman civilization to create bronze gods and leaders. The word Roma was derived from the Roman era and is used to describe how pieces of a bronze sculpture fits together.
Birendra Shahi’s ‘Thangka House’ in Thamel Chowk, has some of the most artistic and beautiful Thangkas and is available in many different themes and sizes. One cannot but sigh in admiration at the artists’ artistry when one looks at some of the paintings. Prices range from a low of Rs. 500 to a high of Rs. 60000.00. Each painting is a thing of exquisite beauty and will probably be a joy forever to anyone fortunate enough to own one.
Perhaps the most important casting supply is the metal itself. The metal used in casting varies due to need. Aluminum is a common alloy used in casting for a number of reasons, chief among them is availability. Aluminum soda cans are crushed and melted and proves to a good source of the metal. Many casters will find scrap metal in junk yards which tend to be a good source for brass, bronze, and iron. There are places to buy metals in ingots if you want a purer metal to work with.
Jewellery made by hand is jewellery which is made by the use of bending, twisting, hammering, filing sawing and soldering metal until it has the form of a piece of jewellery that the maker wants.
A one off engagement ring may be better if it is made by hand with all that attention to detail and quality, but it is going to cost you for the privilege!