The most natural way to make things is to build. When you erect a house, for example, you pour the foundation, construct the frame, put up walls, and so forth. The same process of addition is used in jewelry fabrication. To create a ring, for example, you may form a shank from sheet, build the setting from wire, and solder the two pieces together.
“Cutting Loose Part 1” is from series of articles originally printed in AJM magazine.
Cut Loose Part 2