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Hand forged copper earrings


About this design:

I love the look of patina copper and working with it.My inspiration was the outdoors growing up with lakes a nature in Michigan. These are 18 gauge pure copper.I shape and hand forge into what I call my swan collection.I love copper it's easy to manipulate and gives a warm patina.Copper is very forgiving!

Components:

18 gauge bare copper,24 gauge bare copper, 20 gauge bare copper,4mm Swarovski crystals furn green,Fire polished Czech crystal,Antique copper flower bead cap,I make all my jumprings using 20 gauge wire,Earring wires are hand forged

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  1. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Wow, you are so talented, these are so cool!

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    DbnRose says:

    These are lovely. Congratulations.

  3. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Beautiful! Love the combination of the teal crystals with the copper.

  4. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Absolutely stunning!

  5. Asia
    Asia says:

    Beautiful, I love copper too :)

  6. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Drop dead gorgeous! The contrast of the green against the copper is very pleasing to the eye.
    Beautiful design..it’s a bit exotic,and so unique looking.

  7. Valley Girl
    Valley Girl says:

    Careful, here in california copper is a hot ticket item to be stolen! And these little babies would be snatched up in a second!! They are gorgeous.

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    Zoom!! Flew straight to my favs!
    LOVE ‘em!

  9. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Beautiful! Great colors!

  10. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Excellent! Fern AB’s or Fern 2xAB? I love them against the copper!

  11. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Gorgeous!!! I can tell that the design is quite intricate, but the result seems to be a simple color on color with swirls. That’s didn’t come out like a complement, but it was meant to be!!! :)
    I’ve signed up for a wire wrap class in February. I’m not sure I can make curly-ques and stuff. But if I can make something even a little bit this pretty… I’ll be so happy and so lucky.

  12. Sylvia N
    Sylvia N says:

    Thank you and good luck with your class,It’s so fun!
    I am mostly self taught.I read then I watched a lot of tutorials and practice!!!!I am very visual and used a lot of cheep wire to practice on.Just don’t get frustrated,It’s just part of it,I took a lot of breaks and just walk away for a while.Then when you come back to your work station you will have a new prospective.You will be awesome!:)

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    JC Hamm says:

    I love these , they are oh so cool.I’ve been playing with copper as well and really enjoy it. I want to get into more, like torching copper sheets.Also more wire work.Your work is beautiful. :)

  14. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    The copper links are truly beautiful.

  15. Mimi
    Mimi says:

    Absolutely scrumptious! I work almost exclusively in copper and applaud your design.

  16. Tashinka Beading Heart
    Tashinka Beading Heart says:

    Really beautiful!! Stunning design!!

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