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Tin & Lead Svivon

 
In the old days a svivon was made of  tin or lead. Melted metal was poured into a mould made from four tied and carved pieces of wood. Stories tell us that youth took tin spoons and melted them to make a svivon.

mould for casting a svivon

Tools to make tin casted svivon in a sand mould: 
                  1.pan 
                  2.stamp 
                  3. tin

Kindergarden kibbutz children used to put  a nail in the melted lead
(below).


Tin  casted svivon made 
by my children 
in kindergarden 


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