Old Dhaka Jewellers – making bangles.mov

Jewellers in Old Dhaka making bangles from brass shim. The shim is stamped into a steel die using a soft metal like pewter, annealed, rolled and then formed. The work on the wooden block closes the bangle ready for soldering. The bangles are usually gold plated. http://msspfollen.blogspot.com/2010/02/goldsmiths.html