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Copper and Rhyolite

About this design:

I'm still exploring necklaces with asymmetrical designs. This time I decided to use copper washers in graduated sizes. To give it a little extra pazza I used the torch on the washers for a more interesting color. The chain in the design is from LB and the washers are from Harbor Freight.


rhyolite beads, copper washers, chain wire, small beads and niobium ear wires

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  1. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Nancy, I love, love, love this set! What a beautiful asymmetrical design & great focal drop, too! The torch gave the copper washers a fab color! :D

  2. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Liking this a lot!! You and your washers…gotta love em.

  3. Asia
    Asia says:

    Like them all, but this is definitely mine fave :)

  4. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Wow!! Love this!!

  5. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    beautiful work , Nancy :) )

  6. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Thanks for the compliments everyone.

    I may have to make some adjustments as haven’t seen it on anyone yet. The chain may have to be shortened and the focal might be hanging a bit low.

  7. Momma Mia
    Momma Mia says:

    Love the rings!!!!!

  8. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    I am loving this design! It looks perfect just the way it is.

    OK, I have those washers from Harbor Freight, and just last week I torched them for color – but you got more out of them than I did! Did you texture first then fire, or fire then texture?

  9. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Thanks for the compliments everyone.

    Cindy, I textured first then fired. Sometimes I have better luck if I use the flame on the back side. I still haven’t mastered the technique well enough to have consistent results. I’ve also found it is easier to get good color on a larger piece. :D

  10. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    love this!!

  11. Becca W
    Becca W says:

    Love everything about this – into my faves for sure!

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