Category: silly dragons

Willow Zietman on Instagram: “Lots of new forg…

Willow Zietman on Instagram: “Lots of new forge friends in the shop! I’ll probably put them on Etsy, as my key ring can only hold so many. #blacksmith #blacksmithing…”:

Happy Forge Friends together! 😀 I love my little  tiny friendos. 

Two new creations! One is a cutesy lil’ Forge …

Two new creations! One is a cutesy lil’ Forge Friend for a customer, the other is my new hand hammer. I forged it myself from a chunk of steel, the handle is hickory and I’ve customized it to be perfect for my hand. It’s going to get a lot of use! 🙂

Y’know Donkey, Damascus Dragons have layers! Like, 6, but…

Y’know Donkey, Damascus Dragons have layers! Like, 6, but they’re still there!

I’m never alone in the shop when I’m making Forge Friends!

I’m never alone in the shop when I’m making Forge Friends!

Instagram post by Willow Zietman • Jul 27, 2017 at 12:08am UTC

Instagram post by Willow Zietman • Jul 27, 2017 at 12:08am UTC:

A few weeks ago, I demonstrated blacksmithing to 76 transgender kids. It was an honor to be able to bring my craft to such a wonderful community! And it was wonderful to be in a place where literally everyone was trans! I don’t often think about how much being trans is in the back of my mind at all times, as a matter of passing or being different. It was amazing to just let that go for a day. 

Today I demonstrated blacksmithing to 76 transgender kids. It…

Today I demonstrated blacksmithing to 76 transgender kids. It was an honor to be able to bring my craft to such a wonderful group. 

Being in a group of people ALL of whom are trans, like me was an amazing feeling. I don’t often get to forge in an environment where everyone else is trans, and we all just get it. Today, I realized just how liberating it can be when we all share that common experience. 

Y’know what this means? We need more transgender blacksmiths! Get Smithing! 🙂

DARGON AM IN FOTO!!!!!! RAWR!!!

DARGON AM IN FOTO!!!!!! RAWR!!!