I’m attempting to learn lead free pewter casting, and need a way to
add a bail to my casting (it is not possible to drill a hole in the
Due to the difference in melting temperatures, my idea was to use a
sterling bail with a post attached, where I could embed the post
into the pewter while casting. Unfortunately, I have read about
pewter contaminating/pitting sterling, and also that there may be a
chemical reaction between the two which might affect the wearer.
I have 3 upcoming shows in the next couple of weeks, and I’d love to
have this new product available, so I don’t have much time for
experimentation, and certainly no time to “test drive” wearing the
pendant for months.
Does anyone have any ideas for me?
Thank you so very much,