i very much admire the work of alexander calder -
he created adornment as well as mobiles and sculpture...
i had been wanting to start an initial pin for my aunt,
but hadn't yet as it will be of a heavy gauge wire & i needed to figure out the shaping and hammering sequence - so it is a serious project which i naturally have to get right the first time i do it. (go ahead, you can laugh at me, i do these dumb things to myself all the time... if i am lucky, i catch myself, then just shake my head at how i hold myself back.)
beth hemmila posted this the other day -
it took the pressure off and got me back to experimenting...
i played with steel in a smaller scale, with a lighter gauge and less hammering...