Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

Josephine Ryan is a Norwegian artist, designer and goldsmith. Below is a creation process of her masterpiece, called Solarsystem, with her own comments to the making of.

Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

“This is a new version of the first solar system I made, but this time in all silver.”

Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

“A handfull of solar systems. I have pictures of other things I’ve made on facebook.”

Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

“Crap, I forgot Uranus.”

Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

“I had to pick the planets off, and rearrange them to make room for Uranus.
I had Jupiter and Saturn in the wrong places too…”

Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

“Soldering them back on.”

Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

“Correct number of planets! (Or well, no. One too much, but I included Pluto. I like Pluto, okay?)
This one is not sold yet, I made it just for fun.”

Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

“Pluto and Charon.”

Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

“Pluto doesn’t spin around it’s own axis, it spins around a point right outside itself.”

Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

“You can order solarsystems from my shop.”

Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan
Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan
Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan
Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan
Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan
Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

“This is the first one I made, as a part of my exam my first year of goldsmith school. ”

Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan
Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

“This is the one I made for a redditor recently, who didn’t need it for his girlfriend after all, they broke up right before I finished making it. ”

Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan
Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

“This is how I start making them.”

Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan
Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

“This is a doming set.”

Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

“You have to work with them for a long time to get it a perfect circle, otherwise you end up with a ufo like this.”

Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

“Now they are half spheres, and ready to be put together.
Sorry for the ugly, dirty fingers, but you get like that when working.”

Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

“I made them a bit bigger, with the intention of making a couple of really big solar systems, but figured out they would be too big. I’m making round lockets instead. This one is almost finished, and has little leaves on it.”

Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

“Soldering.”

Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

“About half finished.”

Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan
Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

“This is my acid pickle, just a glass dish on the stove top.”

Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

“It looks like this right out of the pickle. A white layer forms on the silver.”

Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

“After brushing with a brass brush it looks like this.”

Via Imgur.

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