Silver work

This month, I could make my first experiments on working with silver thanks to help and advices from Benjamin Boulay master jeweller in Figeac.

It’s been a while since I was willing to learn how to shape and braze silver in order to make my own silver rings that goes with rattan inlaid in the nakatsugi joint part of shakuhachi.

Here are the work steps of my very first silver rings on a ji-ari that I am currently finishing :