Jesse Robbins Coin Silver Tufa Cast Cuff with Chisel Work
Jesse Robbins is known for abiding by traditional silversmithing techniques and his ambitious passions for creating handmade jewelry. In this piece the artist uses his quality hammering and chiseling skills to form a twisted wire look on this coin silver tufa cast wide cuff. Coin silver is a trademark in Jesse Robbins work, and gives his pieces a vintage appeal.
Coin silver is a term used to refer to the alloy that resulted when pre-1965 US silver coins were melted down to reuse in jewelry making. Early Native American craftsman made jewelry directly from the coins, heating the coins in a fire pit or forge and hammering them into shape.
5 1/2″ interior