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In the Maker's Hands - Su Trindle

In the Maker's Hands - Su Trindle

As part of our recent show Crafts Alive - In the Maker’s Hands at Rodmarton Manor we asked our makers to share their favourite tools with us.

We asked Su Trindle, a jeweller from Bath, about her favourite tool and why it is special to her.

I enjoy using my Dixieme Gauge.

Made of brass, it is lightweight, accurate, and simply a pleasure to hold and use.
It is an elegant piece of engineering which came to me from the bench
of another jeweller, adding to its charm.

It measures the outer thickness of metal, even on a curve. Using the appropriate thickness of metal is an important part of the balance, weight and wearability of a piece of jewellery.

Find out more about Su here.

Jewellery Making
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