Ah now, another bowl.

Here's a small one again, its probably harder to make small bowls, more fiddly. I guess its quicker to bash out the basic bowl but the patterns are fiddly. Anyway enuf moaning.

claddagh heart. is the name of the pattern of hands round a heart. I've only ever seen it used in Victorian rings but it is a traditional Irish thing.

I know the central heart is wonky, i'm an artist not a machine! (that's an excuse i often use) I like the way the hands came out, each one different and have their own character. Again green patina seemed wrong, so i flamed it black with the gas torch. Then polished it with "Barkeeps Secret" harsh polish and then Braso. It came up very nicely, quick touch of Renaissance wax and bob your uncle...another bowl is born...

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