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  • Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings on “Tiger Eye”:
    “I love copper and you really are the master.…” read »

  • Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings on “Gifted”:
    “Very,very nice.…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “I took a Class”:
    “Wow! I agree with Donna, this piece looks very complicated but you certainly did fantastic with…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Gifted”:
    “Oooooo! Wonderful tribal design!! Love the African clay beads and the wood spacers really set them…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Gifted”:
    “I've never seen such interesting wooden beads, and you've really highlighted them here. The African clay…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Fall?”:
    “You make the neatest bracelets. Wonderful work!…” read »

  • Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy on “Fall?”:
    “Very, very pretty. So talented.…” read »

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    R Fulton on “Summer sand dollar”:
    “Thanks so much for all the compliments!!…” read »

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    S Katoll on “I took a Class”:
    “It's a wonderful piece, and the wireweaving is amazing! I'm sure it represents a great…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Fall Tones”:
    “A really pretty piece. Great colors, great components, what can I say? When you're good, you're…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “LOL LOVE, LOVE Your pictures, your necklace, and I want Your caterpillar friend for my next…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Fall Tones”:
    “Mahala, Your pictures are just so perfect. They highlight your necklace perfectly. Plus, your necklace has…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “I took a Class”:
    “This necklace looks very complex for a beginner. But, you did a great job for the…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Gifted”:
    “Pam is right! The necklace has a great ethnic vibe! The wood beads are highlighted by…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Wow, how beautiful! Great selection of stones. The colors are wonderful, and the caterpillar lends such…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Fall?”:
    “I love the flower, and agree with Gail that it looks like a C Koop piece.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Tiger Eye”:
    “This is really beautiful. I love the tiger eye and the wonderful copper wirework. That tassle…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Gifted”:
    “Another oh, woooow piece!! I like the chartreuse (maybe yellow) with the wood. This…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “I took a Class”:
    “Oh woooow! This is so very pretty and looks so complicated for a group of…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “I took a Class”:
    “That musta been some class! Wow! I think your wirework is so exciting and beautiful!! It…” read »

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    Idania F on “Nature's Treasures”:
    “Gorgeous…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Fall Tones”:
    “Another terrific piece! I did miss seeing your little friend. The bail design is…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Haha, yes, he matches.…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “This is absolutely gorgeous, even your little friend blends in nicely with the necklace. Is…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Oh wow, that must have been my phone trying and failing to auto correct! It's citrine.…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Thank you! I am not usually very creative with bails, but a simple loop was just…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Fall?”:
    “I agree with Gail! I also love the acorn you made! I'd take bushels…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Fall Tones”:
    “I like your choice of stones to accompany the pendant, and the bail design.…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Hmmm ... I can't find anything on corrine.…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “I had to look twice to see your little friend! :D I never heard of Corrine,…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “I had to add a third picture that shows my little caterpillar friend that came to…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Tiger Eye”:
    “P. S. Thanks for the info on the red brass, I bought some and love it!…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Tiger Eye”:
    “I'm facinated by those loops too and have also wondered how you made them so perfect!…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Fall?”:
    “Love the bracelet! You did a great job on the flower, it looks like a C-Koop…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Tiger Eye”:
    “This is a piece of artwork! How do you get your loops so perfect? …” read »

  • Creel U
    Creel U on “Tiger Eye”:
    “I like the washer. A bit of the not expected and strong.…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Ditto to all, and the asymmetry seems like you get two for the price of one!…” read »

  • Kimberlywilliams60
    Kimberlywilliams60 on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Wow gorgeous piece !!…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Tiger Eye”:
    “I knew this was yours before I scrolled all the way down! I love tiger eye,…” read »

  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Wow...this is fabulous. I love the dangle part in front. I love the asymmetry. I…” read »

Celtic Green dream


About this design:

My first try at hammering metal. I love working with brass. Not sure if I like the pendant yet. I kinda ran out of stuff, so made one by spiralling my leftover brass wire!

Components:

16 gauge brass wire 20 gauge brass wire Green jasper ovals Emerald rough cuts

Additional Images:



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Chicky Suz aka Susan Z
    Chicky Suz aka Susan Z says:

    Wow…this is so cool!

  2. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Your necklace gorgeous and the pendant is stunning. I cant believe its just.spiralling your leftover wire

  3. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Very cool!! I did a set of those loops for a bracelet for my niece for her wedding. I hammered a few to death before I got the hang of it. :) I thought she would hate it but she loves it and still wears it almost daily over a year later. I think you did a fantastic job!!

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    cwilson says:

    i think it’s great!! good job

  5. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    What a beautiful design! Love your pendant! :D

  6. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Fab piece!

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    JC Hamm says:

    Whats not to love on this piece,you’ve done a fantastic job. Just stunning!!!:) :)

  8. Ginger Gem Crafts Kerry
    Ginger Gem Crafts Kerry says:

    Thank you everyone for your comments. It means a lot and is very encouraging. If some of you would’nt mind, would you take a look at my website? I am getting ready to launch it and want to make sure its ready before I do: http://www.gingergemcrafts.com/

    Let me know your thoughts. ooh exciting stuff! :-D

  9. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Beautiful color and the design is great!

    If you like working with brass and haven’t worked with copper give it a try. It is softer and much easier to shape.

  10. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Hey, Kerry! I just checked out your web site and it looks great to me. Of course with the lovely warm colors you have chosen it is bound to be great. I did a quick run through of your jewelry and it look fantastic . A big plus in my book is your site is easy to navigate. Best of luck! :D

  11. Ginger Gem Crafts Kerry
    Ginger Gem Crafts Kerry says:

    Thank you so much little round chick :) It has taken me over a year to complete the website! so much hard work went into it, with the design and I am glad you said it is easy to navigate as that is exactly what I was going for! I spent many weeks researching and thinking what I would like from a website if I were looking for the first time. We also spent many nice days in the woods and on the beach in Savannah on our vacation taking picutres, which was lots of fun! The ones which were the most challenging were the pictures of the gemstones in my ‘magic of crystal gemstone’ pages! We went to a store and brought one of each stone and then had to photograph them one by one. But anyway, finally its done! Thank you for looking! :)

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    Juanita L says:

    Very exotic and feminine in a simple but elegant style — my kind of beautiful!! Love the necklace
    so very much! Now, I’m going to check out your website — probably wouldn’t have taken the time if I hadn’t seen this piece of art! (smile)

  13. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Kerry, you have done an excellent job on that website. I am very impressed by the very professional look you have achieved! Much luch and good will to you at your launch of the website!

  14. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    I think this is wonderful! My first thought was egypt when I saw it…

  15. T Wojciehowski
    T Wojciehowski says:

    Great design, Love the Swirl!

  16. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Amazing design !

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