and so, maybe: maybe metal hides some other way of Expression. Maybe: in seeing it move under the hammer blows, in colours that change at the heat of the fire; in the forcing of bends, or tips or blades inside it - or against it. In taking it out of the acid, matt - silvery. In polishing it with Love. In letting it standing out strong, and contrasting, against fabric and skin and hair: extending lines of force, pushing the beholder's eyes - or yours - deeper, Inside.
It's an Art by itself - even if "minor" and mistreated: and she needs affection. Yes - affection.
Hi!, I'm Davide. I try to be a metalsmith. My other vices was good prose, and is powerlifting.
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malachite!: ché Littledale, negli anni trenta, aveva ipotizzato che per granulare, in antiquo, s'usasse una mistura di colla vegetale [gomma adragante, o simile], borace, e un materiale fornitore di rame come, appunto, la malachite polverizzata; segue reazione chimica, granuli saldati al pezzo, eccetera. Nei prossimi giorni polverizzo, provo, e vi dico.

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