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Vintage Copper Rose

About this design:

1st...nothing here is an antique or vintage...that's just the look I was going for. I've seen a lot of jewelry made from old rosaries, old necklaces, brooches & I love that look. So that's what I've tried to achieve with new stuff.

The rose cabochon is set in a cone that I smashed flat & bent the sides up to hold it. Unfortunately 1 broke but you cant really tell.

My jewelry making process is not necessarily organized. I don't really plan ahead. Case in point, Mom's Mother's Day necklace. Got pendant on Wednesday with NO design plan. Made necklace Thursday because beads just happened to match.

Name change.


Pink Cabochon Rose. Czech: pink sugar cubes, pink topaz round, pressed glass flowers & heart, pink crystal. Pink glass beads. TOHO ceylon innocent pink cubes. Tumbled pink opal, pink freshwater pearl, pink quartz. Copper chain, spacers, rondells, bead caps, jump rings, eye pins.

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  1. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    Very vintage and very lovely design!!

  2. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Beautiful colors and design! Looks vintage to me.

  3. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Really has a vintage feel. Beautiful.

  4. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Love the rose! And I’ve always loved pink and copper together.

  5. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    A fabulous design, Deb, and definitely vintage !

  6. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Beautiful design, Deb! Definately has the vintage feel you were going for.

  7. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thank you so much everyone. I’m glad you all think I achieved the look I was going for. I’ve tweaked the dangles & will update all photos in a few minutes. LOL I’m never satisfied.

  8. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Deb, your design style has a name: “Wing it” :) It takes a special kind of artist to put such gorgeous pieces together on the fly! I love this and all your other pieces! :)

  9. beadinggma
    beadinggma says:

    Elegant design, lovely colors!!!

  10. Laud
    Laud says:

    Loving the pinks balanced by the chunky chain. Good one!

  11. N Taylor
    N Taylor says:

    No matter what you call it, I like it.

  12. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Very pretty and feminine. It does have a vintage theme to it and I love the pinks!

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