How to make a filler wire for Russian Filigree
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Making this wire requires a rolling mill, so if you have one and would like to try yourself in filigree making this tutorial is for you.
In this tutorial you will find many pictures and detailed description on how to make a filigree filler wire.
Remember! There is no one correct way of making filigree wire. I have put all the knowledge I've collected and how personally I make filigree wire into this tutorial.
In the end I prepared something special for you - Frequently asked questions!
• basic knowledge of working with a torch and annealing silver.
Tools and materials:
- 28 gauge fine silver wire, dead soft (0.32 mm. wide);
- Wire cutters;
- Ring clamp (or a vice);
- Artistic Wire Professional Deluxe Coiling Gizmo (or screwdriver);
- Soldering block;
- Thickness caliper, micrometer;
- Rolling mill.