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Copper Dreams


About this design:

These gorgeous Rhodonite with Pyrite beads were in my first LB order & I love them! My cat also loves them & has just flicked them off the table!
I think they're the perfect colour for Copper. I've also made a matching bracelet.

Components:

Rhodonite w/ Pyrite, 20g Copper wire



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Sali Jo GemsChica Chick
    Sali Jo GemsChica Chick says:

    WOW these are SO pretty. The pink and the copper together? Perfect! How do you get your spirals so uniform?

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    WOW! These are really beautiful. The copper IS perfect with the beads!

  3. Valentine Chick
    Valentine Chick says:

    Your spirals are gorgeous! Love them :)

  4. Fashion Chick aka SC
    Fashion Chick aka SC says:

    Beautiful! I hope you will post a picture of the bracelet.

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Thank you :)
    Sali Jo ~ I start the spiral with a small loop using roundnose pliers then holding it sideways with flatnose pliers you can either push the wire with your finger to continue the spiral or, like me, hold the end of wire in you left hand & move your plier hand to continue the spiral. You have to keep opening the flatnose pliers & moving the spiral round so the wire is facing you. Hope this helps :)

  6. WireWrangler
    WireWrangler says:

    Hi Spiral, I have been reluctant to use the pyrite/rhodonite & it is good to know how much you like it.
    The copper is beautiful with the stone and in particular by oxidizing the copper you have highlighted the pyrite. Just the right touch. In addition, the earwires that you choose go very well with your signature “spiral”.
    Your wire work is stunning!
    Thank you for sharing, I really enjoy your designs.
    Personal favorites.

  7. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    They are beautiful!

    And copper does go with the pink that is why I wear pink … LOL

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Redheads do look great in pink Julia!

  9. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Love it!!! Very pretty design, and the spirals are perfect. :-)

  10. Pam
    Pam says:

    Love your wire work!

  11. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Spiral Chick, these are absolutely stunning! Your wire work is always so fab – and I love the copper with the rhodonite! I have to go play with some stones and wire now… :D

  12. Sunny Chick aka Diana
    Sunny Chick aka Diana says:

    Beautifully made and great combination!

  13. John M
    John M says:

    Very nicely done!

  14. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Gorgeous wirework! Love these! Favorite!!!

  15. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Spiral Chick, I love everything about these earrings — your spirals, the gems, the ear wires! They all “play well” together!!! :D A fave!

  16. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Please share the bracelet with us, too! :D

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Thanks for your lovely comments :)

  18. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    What a great pair of earrings, Spiral Chick!! You’re right, the rhodonite is perfect with the copper and you chose absolutely PERFECT ear wires to go with them!!

  19. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Did you make the earwires as well? Everything matches so wonderfully (is that a word?) Truly a work of art.
    cookie

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Another beautiful design!

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Thank you Chickies! Yes I made the ear wires as well. I thought the coppery tones in my kitchen floor (yes really!) made a good background :)

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    It always amazes me where we get our inspiration! Must be a lovely kitchen floor. LOL

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    The matching bracelet will be photographed on the kitchen floor too Jeanne! I just have to remember to shut the door to stop the cats getting in on the action! :)

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    K H says:

    If I photographed my kitchen floor the health department might pay a visit (hahaha)

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    KH :) !

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    That didn’t work, I’ll try again ~ KH :) !

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    OMG – I just realized that your kitchen floor is actually the background – yeah – I’m slow – a bit preoccupied today. (We leave with Sam tomorrow for college and she’s MIA all day today with the boyfriend) Anyhow, your kitchen floor IS lovely!
    But, I’m with KH and the health dep’t in reference to MY kitchen floor.

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Yah! :)

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Jeanne I did have to blow on it first to get rid of the cat hairs!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    oh stop!
    I know! We may have some tiles left over in the basement… I could use them…

  31. J Yee smart chick
    J Yee smart chick says:

    Spiral chick, just found these, your comments are making me ROTFLMAO about your kitty flicking them off the table… your earrings and bracelet designs are making me consider ordering some of the lovely rhodonite w/ pyrite… gotta wait till another paycheck… I already got the order I placed last Thursday, yesterday in the mail, boy LB is sooo quick – even with a moving sale on!!! :)

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Joyce I’ve got 2 orders (yes 2, I went a bit mad what with the sale and all!) I’m waiting for but being in the UK I’ll have to wait a bit longer :(

  33. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    These are pretty indeed! The last thing I ordered (before the sale :-) ) were rhodonite with pyrite beads. I designed a necklace and bracelet with them using in the necklace also copper spacers and smoky quartz. I feel that copper is indeed perfect with these beauties! Need to post it soon… Great job :-D

  34. Smoky Rose
    Smoky Rose says:

    Rhodonite with copper?! Who’d have thunk?
    Love!!!

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    RubberT aka Plucky Chick says:

    I’m a bad person! I put these into my favs a while back without telling you how much I like them!!

  36. beadsberriesland
    beadsberriesland says:

    Perfect wire wrapping

  37. Pug Mom x 2
    Pug Mom x 2 says:

    Oh my goodness, do you give wire wrapping lessons? These are fantastically beautiful! Color and craftsmanship!!!

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