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Peas in pods


About this design:

It is the end of the summer, and the montessori my twins have attended for two years is at an end next week. Off to Kindergarten! So, wanted to make some gifts for teachers. My daughters teacher loves big oversized earrings... so I fold formed some copper into pea pods and arranged some pearl peas inside. I used orange wax on the outside to catch the hammer crevices, and just clear wax to the rest to keep the pretty shine.

Components:

24 gauge sheet copper, 20 gauge and 24 gauge copper wire, freshwater pearl.

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  1. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    These are a gorgeous pair of earrings! I am sure your daughter’s teacher will love such a beautiful and thoughtful gift.

  2. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Wow those are so cool, your metal work is great..

  3. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    These are so cute….and a terrific idea for the teachers.

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    Zoom! Straight to my favs!
    These are gorgeous and such a great design idea!

  5. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Lucky teacher. I’m sure she’ll love these.

  6. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    so cute!

  7. Laud
    Laud says:

    These are gorgeous. Lucky teacher, indeed.

  8. Sonali
    Sonali says:

    Beautiful! I am sure the teacher will love this thoughtful present.

  9. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Love these!

  10. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Lucky teacher, very nice work and design!!

  11. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    WOW.

  12. Gramnan
    Gramnan says:

    Great design…love them.

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    N radon says:

    These are gorgeous and I know that your daughters teacher will treasure these pea pod earrings for the rest of her life. What a wonderful gift!

  14. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Fabulous earrings! :)

  15. celticivy
    celticivy says:

    Like how these turned out and what a thoughtful
    idea.

  16. Miannda
    Miannda says:

    Very original! Great idea for a gift.

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    JC Hamm says:

    Gorgeous earrings, love the copper. Going in to my faves. :)

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    SpoonLady aka Christina says:

    I love these! I am sure they were a huge hit!

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