Synclastic, anticlastic, fold and shell forming are life giving processes that invigorate metal work with energy and vitality. These dimensional forms are achieved in several different ways which include the use of forming hammers & stakes, forming pliers and hydraulic presses.
There are quite a few masters of these processes; among them are Cynthia Eid, Betty Helen Longhi and Michael Good. Their work provides great inspiration. We can also find inspiration among the members of the SATeam…enjoy these goodies:
The SATeam blog features artisan handmade creations by the etsy starving artists jewelry team. SATeam members create handcrafted jewelry and beads. More information about our team and its current etsy shop owner members can be found at SATEAM.etsy.com