Large Leaf Wheel Sprig Wheel Brass
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All brass blanks, charms and motifs are brass 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 repro styles. This brass leaf sprig is a versatile addition to bridal accessories, Faberge’ egg decor, Victorian and vintage style jewellery. It’s sturdy, yet delicate enough to make the individual leaves just a snip away with a pair of cutters, multiplying its design options.
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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.
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:
Boil 1 cup of water, set aside until warm then add a tblsp vinegar and drop of washing up detergent. Combine all ingredients in a jar & gently shake for 30 seconds. Dry on a paper towel.
It’s that easy!
“Making good jewellery is made up of three basics…good materials, good tools, and good techniques.”