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Of the 1700’s. The Smithy composed of three main parts:  The silver shop  The forge  House of the Smith mith_Shop_Behind_Custom_House.jpg.

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1 Of the 1700’s

2 The Smithy composed of three main parts:  The silver shop  The forge  House of the Smith mith_Shop_Behind_Custom_House.jpg

3  Silversmiths used metals like gold, silver, brass, and copper.  They melted these metals down and poured them into molds, and made things from swords to spoons.  They engraved their mark on these objects made by their hand such as an initial or their last name. wiki/File:Blacksmith_wo rking.jpg

4 In the days of the 1700s, many people were worried about their money being stolen. So, in case this did happen, the people would go to the local smithy and have their money melted down into unattractive things such as spoons and doorknobs. ipedia.org/wi ki/File:Potosi _Real.jpg

5 There were many tools used by the silversmith:  Hammer and anvil  Crucible  Tongs  Bellows  Metal cooling trough File:Crucibles.jpg

6  y-silversmithing.html y-silversmithing.html  Blacksmiths by Bobbie Kalman  Colonial Crafts by Bobbie Kalman


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