Fretz Silversmith’s Hammers are unlike any hammers you have ever seen or
held before. Only when a Fretz hammer is in your hand, can you fully appreciate or even believe the
exquisiteness. With a Fretz hammer, form not only meets function, it meets beauty as well.
|With over 25 years experience working in Metal, Engraving and the Art of Tool Making, three metalsmiths created NC BLACK Company in response to the special needs of miniature smithing, raising, and shell forming by making their own micro-tools to complete intricate commissioned works. |
Today, NC BLACK is creating a range of micro-tools for the profession, made by craftsmen for craftsmen. Based in the USA, all products are hand fabricated in North Carolina.
NC BLACK Company's specialty products provide the means to form and finish your pieces with reliable instruments for the job. Using high grade tool steel, the company uses traditional engineering, cutting and shaping methods to create fine micro-tools for the trade, including handmade and finished wooden handles for comfort and long life.
Peddinghaus (or Peddiman) hammers
easily rise above the many other brands available to today's jewelers
and metalsmith. Peddinghaus hammers feature distinct advantages
including German quality, variety of shapes as well as large head
|Rawhide mallets are used in metal working when the metal cannot be marred. The heads of the raw hide mallets
are made of the finest quality rawhide embedded in shellac and held in place with screws, not nails or staples.
The handles are hickory.
Rawhide mallets are great for rounding ring shanks on steel mandrels. Made in USA.