I call it Best Friends
A twisted wire wall hanging. Inspired by Valentine’s Day, but appropriate for year round enjoyment. The cute brass pin in the center has been in my stash for a decade. So now I’m pleased to have it and it makes me smile to know I had a reason for keeping something I never wore.
I always look for a simple way to recycle or utilize the items in my stash closet so when I began looking for an Etsy Packaging idea it had to be paper.
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Spike or arrowhead shape Copper Earrings made from copper sheet material and 16 gauge wire. These are about 4″ in length and are slightly dimensional. The look is truly native.
The textured pieces have been oxidized with a combination of salts and heat producing a red and orange color spectrum with black and browns. A light micro wax has been applied as a sealant.
Light weight and comfortable, you can find these in the popsugarstudio Etsy store. visit here
Copper Feather Earrings
These free form metal earrings are handmade with the fold form technique. This includes folding, beating, annealing and stretching with a hammer. Continue reading “Copper FEATHER Earrings”
Hammered asymmetric amorphic shape jewelry
14 gauge gold brass wire ring.
I found inspiration in a vintage 60’s Taxco Mexico silver ring.
It started as a large closed loop; was bent and hammered and then sized on a mandrel. Maybe not exactly in that order. To be fair, I needed a rolling mill to take the wire down thinner and wider. Brass is surprising fluid and very much “alike” to gold. It will acquire a patina and needs a lemon juice rinse or a tarnish cloth treatment once in a while.
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New earring size gift bags!
Copper Leaf Dangles and Chimes when shaken. Fold formed copper leaves with leather (pretend suede cord) and brass and dark pink glass beads. Continue reading “Copper Leaf Boho Earrings”
This trial is done in 16 gauge steel. I think it’s awesome. I might make another in bronze. Gold bronze is exactly what Calder made some of his rings with though it looks like he preferred silver. It’s also very comfortable, but only if its a plus to your regular size. Continue reading “Wire Ring inspired by Alexander Calder”