I had no idea it was so difficult to work with. I'll stick to
silver, brass and copper.
I would definitely suggest using Commercial Bronze (C22000) it is
actually a Yellow Brass 90 Cu 20 Zn. It is a dream to work with and
gives a different color to your palette. It patinas to a different
hue than copper but is close to copper in color when freshly
James Binnion Metal Arts