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Brass pods


About this design:

Loved my copper pea pods last summer, so I tried them in Brass. A little harder to work with, but overall was very gratified with the outcome. Made this to go with my brass choker I posted earlier. Pink and gold peaerls, rhodonite, and czech glass.

Components:

brass, czech glass, freshwater pearl, rhodonite.

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  1. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    Love these as much as your copper ones as well! They are so realistic. Such fine metal work. May I ask what gauge brass you used? I just got some samples of different gauges and need to practice before I even begin to make something like this.
    The pearls and rhodonite look wonderful with the brass!

  2. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Gorgeous metal work! And the brass is a perfect compliment to these pearls and stones.

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    JC Hamm says:

    Beautiful!
    :)

  4. Miannda
    Miannda says:

    Love this! Very organic.

  5. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Love them!

  6. rootware
    rootware says:

    These were made with 24 gauge brass. You can make them with thicker brass, but they will be heavier. I don’t think I would go any thinner than 26 gauge because when you fold form you stretch the metal and thinner metal may not have enough thickness to stretch.

  7. Sarajo W
    Sarajo W says:

    Wow! You do some gorgeous work!

  8. Pixie
    Pixie says:

    These look really awesome!

  9. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Unbelievably realistic and beautiful!

  10. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Fabulous work!

  11. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Totally gorgeous!!! This is my favorite style of metal work–when you mimic nature. I would buy these in a heartbea—if Hubby would let me open my purse…. :)

  12. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Ahhh so pretty. I am hoping to take a metalsmithing class soon

  13. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Charming!

  14. Laud
    Laud says:

    Exquisite!

  15. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Awesome :D

  16. rootware
    rootware says:

    Thanks for you nice comments. Metalwork is really my thing. I am off to ‘art school’ in two weeks to take another metal working class so maybe I will have something interesting to post?

  17. Asia
    Asia says:

    I love it, looking forward to more :D

  18. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    So gorgeous!

    I would love to go to art school or any kind of class in metal work. :) Can’t wait to see what else you do!

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