This pendant is made with little more than heat - the primal way of forming metal. Sterling Silver is heated to its melting point, fused together and textured with the torch alone. One careless moment is enough to push the metal too far and take it to a shining, molten pool. It is an exhilarating way of working metal, close to nature's own forces.
This piece was given a very dark patina, combining black with grey and a bluish sheen. The texture is highlighted by burnishing the high points.