Fusing Fine Silver Wire

I’ve tried fusing fine silver a few times. First with Danielle Sweeney in our silversmithing classes, and then again with Kate McKinnon last week. This is low tech metalsmithing at it’s very best. You can easily do this at home with really minimal tools. Fine silver does not develop what’s known as Fire Scale, so you will not require the harsh chemicals that are needed to work with Sterling. Here’s what you need: Torch (small butane torch which you can get at any hardware store) Fine Silver Wire – Yay, we have some! Soldering Pad and some basic wire tools …