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About this design:

Beadlady3 AKA Cindy has been making the most amazing pendants so I thought I would be brave and give it a try. Well it took me the whole day ( except for feeding the family) my wire kept breaking and my fingers no longer belong to me but this is the result. I am very proud of it although I must admit I had the most fun hammering the framework to harden it. I dont know if that should be done but I did it anyway. Will I try it again? Not for a looong while.

Components:

Copper wire, Various beads and lots of patience.

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    JC Hamm says:

    Fantastic work!! I’ve wanted to make a heart for Valentines day but never got around to it.You have done a beautiful job, I love all the colors you’ve added. Perfect!! Hope mine turns out as well as yours did!!!

  2. Jane MS
    Jane MS says:

    Cute!

  3. StonzEntwined
    StonzEntwined says:

    Simply Gorgeous! Love the colors!

  4. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    It pays to be brave! An adorable heart pendant!

  5. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Love it! rest you fingers. :)

  6. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Adorable :D

  7. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    A totally amazing result for your first try ! Everything about this is perfect – -sure you haven’t been doing this for years ???

  8. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Excellent job on your wire work, you would never know you had never done this before, it is quite beautifu!!!

  9. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    I’m so impressed.
    The bellflowers with little curlies are precious!

  10. OK Jacki
    OK Jacki says:

    Very cool! You should be proud!! Love it.

  11. Laud
    Laud says:

    Pretty! Keep going with the wirework–you’re doing great.

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    DbnRose says:

    Thank you all for your comments. My original idea was to have been far more simple but as I progressed I had gaps and messy bits that needed covering and so it evolved into what you see now.

  13. Shannon J
    Shannon J says:

    I love the way you made it work.. very pretty! Wire always seems to have a mind of its own but if you let it have its way the results can be amazing.. :D

  14. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Super pretty.

  15. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    It’s gorgeous! Hearts are next in the book I have been learning from. Now you have inspired me! :)

  16. Asia
    Asia says:

    What a great job :D

  17. Grace 13
    Grace 13 says:

    It so beautiful! Great job.

  18. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Lovely spring time heart! No matter how you made it everything works well together. :)

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    D Mahn says:

    That is just beautiful…don’t think I could do that

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