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Decorative Marlingspike Seamanship rendered in precious metal.
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I carefully messured sections of gold and silver to match the places in the knot where the points of the stars would appear, and spliced them together, alternating pure silver and twisted 18K gold.
18K gold and pure silver segments spliced together.
This is the beginning of a five-lead six-bight knot, with the gold segments pulled through close to where they will finish up.
Spliced wire starting a knot.
Here is what it looks like when the knot is completed, with all the segments of gold pulled into alignment, mostly. I've found it very difficult to get them to line up exactly, but the star fairly leaps out at you once they are close to right.
Star of David in two colors, spliced silver and 18K gold.

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