Large Butterfly – Antique Silver
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All our filigree charms & motifs are stamped from brass (nickel & lead free) sheets like these large butterflies and manufactured from original vintage patterns by predominantly hand crafted family owned companies in Germany, Czech Republic and France dating back to the early 1900s. A few of these companies still survive today and manufacture original vintage style stampings.
- size: 50mm
- finish: antq sil
- holes: 2 top wings
WHY WE LOVE WORKING WITH BRASS AND YOU WILL ALSO!
- Brass is highly durable
- Brass is polished easily
- Brass is corrosion resistant
- Brass is green: a highly machinable with less scrap, less rework and less
energy than other materials.
- Brass is lead and nickel free
- Brass has a soft muted honey colouring, which makes it the most complimentary of all metal finishes.
Care for brass will naturally darken (called a patina) as it ages. You may like the
antique it creates however if you want to bring the piece back to a shiny brass simply use one of these cleaning methods:
Add to 1 cup of warm water, a tblsp vinegar and drop of washing up detergent. Combine all ingredients in a jar & shake gently for 30 seconds. Dry on a paper towel.
“Making good jewellery is made up of three basics…good materials, good tools, and good techniques.”