Thank you so much for your interest! Rebecca is unable to take on new work at this time due to her impending maternity leave. She hopes to work with you in the future!
Thank you so much for your interest! Rebecca is unable to take on new work at this time due to her impending maternity leave. She hopes to work with you in the future!
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Rebecca Zemans Jewelry Blog — traditional blacksmithing

Martha Stewart 2015 American Made Awards Finalist!

Martha Stewart 2015 American Made Awards Finalist!

It is such a tremendous honor to be recognized by someone as awesome as Martha Stewart!  I am over the moon to be named as a finalist in the American Made Awards with over one thousand votes for the Audience Choice Award!  Voting is open and I am so grateful for the support from near and far. This recognition is especially meaningful because I like to think of myself as a local goldsmith with global reach. America is built on small businesses that connect with their customers on a personal level.  Big jewelry stores can be intimidating, and I prefer...

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Metalwork - Forging

Today we will share with you some insight on one of our most important processes - forging. Forging is the process of shaping the metal using force. Forging can be done either hot or cold, depending on the metal. For our silver and gold jewelry, we use the cold forging process after annealing the metal. Meaning, we hit the metal while it is cold after heating it up to loosen the molecules and then cooling it off so we can hold it while hammering it. Hot forging is when you hit a portion of the metal while it is hot,...

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