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Art Show: Encircled: Necklaces, Bracelets, & Rings

Spartacus for Billy

by Marvin Lee Billings

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Art: Spartacus for Billy  by Artist Marvin Lee Billings
Spartacus for Billy Billy Guinn With his custom made Bracelet . Big Billy's Bracelet. Sterling silver and Kingman turquoise nuggets with an Iron Pyrite center stone total weight 4.8 OZ. 2.2 inches wide at top, inside dimensions 3.4 inches by 2.1 inches. This was made from Scrap silver. Billy had and an old piece of Iron pyrite He had collected. I milled out some 6 mm wide 16 gage wire for the sides. and did the spirals from 14 gage wire hammered Flat after forming shape. I used the spirals to give it an earth feel, and I made a punch with the create center drilled out to create the reptilian skin Effect. I milled out some sheet at 20 Sterling silver gage And still my hammer marks show easily on the back. Should use a lighter hammer, or a Smaller Arm.

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Billy Guinn With his custom made Bracelet .

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