"What is the Perfect Horse? I think most of us have daydreamed of it - images of a majestic black stallion with a flowing mane and tail, or golden palomino mare with a perfect blaze come to mind. But I don't think that is the Perfect Horse. I think the Perfect Horse is more like the one that I rode as a kid on a ranch, a horse that is less of a fantasy and more of a teacher and friend."
Jennifer Jangles Blog: Making Metal Stamping Charms and Pendants - great approach - she tapes down the piece, marks the letter placement on top, then stamps it...here at the end before you pull off the tape you can see how she did it
An extraordinarily rare and marked headstall and bit sold for $14,000 in 2008. It was made by Alfred J. Schell and is marked “A J Schell” on both the inside of the bridle silver hanger clasps as well as the inside cheek of the spade bit. This is one of only a handful of Schell silver mounted bridles and the only known “signed” example.