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Orangey Pink Goodness


About this design:

I was taking apart some components I had made that didn't ever pan out, and as they all lay on my worktable I decided to put them back together in a different way. After I torch soldered the circles, I loved the great orange pink color left on the copper, so I sealed them as is and added peach moonstones and rose quartz. A crazy choker for all the great orange and pink out there this season!

Components:

Copper peach moonstone, Rose Quartz, padparadsha swarovski crystals, copper beads.

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  1. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    The orange-pink color on the copper is fabulous! I got an initial ‘southwestern’ feeling when I first saw your necklace – love everything SW :) In fact, your neat, handmade copper components reminded me of cowboy hats and your wire-wrapping nicely ‘lassoes’ those pretty gems.

  2. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I LOVE this!! peach moonstone is one of my favorite stones and perfect for your FABULOUS!!!!! copper pieces! This looks SOOOOO cool!!!

  3. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Is that copper wire with it?

  4. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Great job, cool :D

  5. Asia
    Asia says:

    Fantastic :D

  6. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Great job!

  7. rootware
    rootware says:

    The circles are made from copper pipe… cut at about 1/4 inch, then hammered flat. The copper pipe cutter curls the edge as it cuts it, so when you hammer it the edges curl into these neat little circlets. A great little secret… you can leave them as links, or hammer them into ‘copper washers’, or run them through a rolling mill to flatten and emboss them. Thanks for your comments… Love lassoin’ them moonstones!

  8. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Very cool! What do you use to seal the copper?

  9. rootware
    rootware says:

    To seal the copper: Depends on how big the piece is… if it is small I use Permalac (this is a small bottle with a brush the size of fingernail polish), if it is larger, I use clear spray sealers ( non yellowing, made for metal).

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