Look at that TOOTH!
A young girl found this shark tooth on the Oregon coast! (I didn’t know we had sharks that big…gulp)
She wanted to turn the shark tooth into a pendant for her dad. I was happy to oblige!
Instead of drilling through the tooth and looping it that way, we decided to make a custom bezel or cap instead.
I started by wrapping silver stock around the top of the tooth and bending it to mimic the shape of the tooth.
Wrapping the tooth. The great thing about silver is that it’s soft and can move where you want it to.
After the silver was wrapped tightly around the tooth, I took a jewelers saw and cut where needed. The ends were brought together closely and soldered in place. [Read more…] about Turning A Shark Tooth Into A Pendant