Have you ever handled metal? I have! My group is doing pewter casting. We've been conspiring ideas for pendants for family members and friends as a gift.
Here are possible pendant concepts I had thought of. Each silhouette represents something that my recipients (people who maybe receiving a gift) like. I have thought of my father, papa and mother. They are all so dear to me.
This week at least 4 people in my group were able to get started. I decided for my final design, to go with the fish for my papa. The metal we are using is called "pewter". It's a melt-able metal that is somewhat easy to bend.
So far I've been able to make my mould and get a rough looking pendant. Next week I'll be moving onto smoothing and polishing my pendant.