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Dark Knight


About this design:

I think my little air plant croaked! =(
But still makes a nice backdrop for earrings. These are silver & brass etched in the saltwater bath, patina'd with Guilders Paste, sanded & sealed with clear coat.

Components:

20 G Nickle silver sheet, 22 G Brass sheet, Czech Glass squares.



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  1. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    These are outstanding!

  2. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    What a great idea, Becca — these are fab! So many possibilities! :D

  3. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    I like these!

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    Fabulous!!
    Love the mixed metals!

  5. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    Wonderful!

  6. Diane Cauley
    Diane Cauley says:

    These are super cool!

  7. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    Don’t have the first clue how to make something like this but I do know what I like, and I like this a lot.

  8. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Absolutely great, Becca!

    Please explain to me the “salt water bath” etching…. :)

  9. Becca W
    Becca W says:

    Thanks all! Little RC – I’m not going to pretend that I can explain the process, as it’s rather technical, and I wouldn’t even know where to begin. :) I did, however find a nifty little explaination on this site: http://www.greenart.info/galvetch/advan.htm that discusses the advantages of chemical free etching, and includes a nice paragraph of what actually does take place in the “Bath”. Happy Etching!

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