I work at a school with very financially disadvantaged students in
rural Australia. Most are Aborigines.
They make very high quality art work, mostly paintings.
I have done a trial run with “shrink plastic” the images transfer in
high detail and quality.
We are aiming at the overseas tourist market, art galleries and
Each of piece of jewellery will be signed by the artist and come
with a story of the meaning. They can be deeply spiritual people
with strong connection to country (the land).
The pieces I have made seem to survive well.
So any tips or tricks in using this high tech medium? Before I do a
Can it be bezel set in fine silver? I think it can. Will it survive
in a ring? I have my doubts. Or should it be for brooches and
Any ideas would be very helpful as these kids need all the help they