What is on the Jeweler's Bench Wednesday November 2, a photo by Stephanie Distler on Flickr.
The tumbling works beautifully for polishing, smoothing out rough edges and work hardening the metal, in this case copper.
What parts you see through the bubbles are going to be made into stone and chain bracelets, MOM pendants, earrings and neckpieces. Some of these will be antiqued using liver of sulphur while others left to patina naturally into coppers lovely multi layered verdigris.
I can't wait to start!