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Desert Land


About this design:

Stones remind me of desert lands, hence the name.

Components:

Focal is a Faux Bone™ base with Chohua Jasper. The base is painted with acrylic paint. Stone attached with coper wire pegs. Other stones are Artistic Jasper. Copper beads.Copper spacers cut from 1/8 inch copper tubing, 5 mm long, and 16 gauge copper wire, heat treated for patina. Strung on black Greek Cord.



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  1. Bettys Beads
    Bettys Beads says:

    Welcome back John…a beautiful piece. I love the choice of stones and the copper.

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    Lorraine S says:

    So beautiful and interesting .I’m overwhelmed.

  3. amkcreations aka Amanda
    amkcreations aka Amanda says:

    Love the copper paired with those stones. Very nicely done.

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    Great to see you again John!
    And great to see your gorgeous work too!
    I love your ingenuity, it shows in this wonderful, earthy piece!

    Where in the world did you find 1/8″ copper tubing?!! The smallest I can find is 1/4″.

  5. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Glad to see your work again, John. Fabulous design and I, too, would like to know where you got the 1/8 inch tubing.

  6. John M
    John M says:

    Thanks everyone, for your kind comments! You can find 1/8 inch copper tubing at Metalliferous. com. They have an extensive array of various metals in several sizes.

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