They are cut (with REALLY tiny sawblades) from solid silver sheet, then curves are filed on the edges. After that, I engrave lines to separate the two numbers. Like so:
Next step, sanding, soldering on the jump ring, more sanding, then polishing.
I’m also doing a custom Khanda pendant at the moment. It’s only little, so quite fiddly, but me and my tiny sawblades do like a challenge!
I’ve just started to file the edges off, so it’s got a fair bit of work to go yet…