metal casting in wood
We used the ancient art of sand casting, to make this lovely anchor necklace pendant.
Molten aluminium is poured over the wood, filling the leftover spaces in the mould and completing the piece. The heat of the metal burns the edges of the wood and creates a line of charcoal between the two materials.
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