Copper Hydroxide? Who’s using that?
Normally, it’s Copper Carbonate. Chrysocolla was the period source.
(Probably) Anyway, copper carbonate is pretty easily had. Copper
electroforming solution is pretty much just CuCarbonate.
You can also just copper plate your balls by dunking them in spent
pickle, and stirring them up with an iron rod. Accomplishes much the
Or, for the truly insane, you can just do straight fusion. No flux,
no gimmicks, just pure torch control. (Well, one gimmick: you need
to do it on an open faced ‘beehive’ kiln.)