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Ammonite Adventure


About this design:

I was at a show this weekend, and this lady bought an Ammonite that I had on my table... she wanted to know if I could Wire wrap it for her.... I had never wrapped one before and being that it is such an odd shape, I knew it would be a challenge....
so on saturday night, in my hotel room, this is what I came up with, she wanted it simple to highlight the Ammonite.... she came to pick it up on sunday, and was thrilled !!!!!

Components:

Ammonite, Bronze Wire

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    Anna706 says:

    Very nice and unique.

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    Violet, you do amazing work, under pressure!! Love those ‘twists’ you used to secure the wires!I couldn’t imagine trying to figure this out in a hotel room after a long day at a show!

    If I may ask, what guage wire did you use? Can it be purchased here at LB?

  3. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    A beautiful job,Violet!

  4. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    Thank you , Anna, Mary and Bella…
    Mary, the wire is 20 gauge, and LB does not have this wire, it came from
    Rio Grande….

  5. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Beautiful work, Violet :)

  6. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Violet, you definitely met this challenge and then some!!! 8) Wow — What a beautiful ammonite and fantastic job of wire wrapping it! I can see why your customer was so happy with this!!! :D Congrats on the sale, too, my dear friend! I hope the rest of the show was a big success for you, too! Hugs! :D

    BTW, I’m with Mary — very impressed that you could do this in a hotel room after a long day at the show! 8O

  7. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Gorgeous piece, Violet! :D

  8. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Of course she was thrilled. It is a piece to get thrilled over. It’s just so unique and totally gorgeous! Love it! :D

  9. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    Thank you all !!!
    Yes, Lynn, the show went very well…. it was a little different for me,
    it was a small gem and mineral show… but I had lots of sales !!!
    Eric is going to be putting up a picture of my booth later tonight…

  10. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    So glad to hear the different type of show was also a big success for you, Violet! No surprise to me…. ;)

    Looking forward to Eric’s photo! 8)

  11. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is really nice, you done a great job..

  12. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    Terrific job!

  13. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    Thank you Lynn g, and Harmony !!

  14. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Wonderful and inventive! I don’t know that I would have thought to do that! Great Job! :)

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Fabulous piece teriffic wire work!

  16. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    Thank you Dragons Chicky and Chicky Zee !!!!

  17. Diane Cauley
    Diane Cauley says:

    Awesome work as always Violet! Love it!

  18. Sherry C
    Sherry C says:

    I’m so impressed…it’s beautiful!!! I have taken one wire wrapping class it was fun. I have a piece of aqua beach glass I found in Kauai Iwant to wire wrap. Now I just have to do it! Your piece is stuning!

  19. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    Thank you so much Diane and Sherry
    Sherry , you will have to post your beach glass when you wrap it…
    would love to see it !!

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