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Fiddlehead


About this design:

Based on my Fresh Pick,I embossed a copper blank with the BigKick and treated it with Swellegant patina.

Components:

Czech glass beads, copper blank, pod toggle bar, copper chain, Nunn Design jump rings, Swellegant patina all from Lima. Unicorne Beads coin beads and Picasso seed beads from my stash.

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  1. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Absolutely fabulous!!!! :)

  2. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Oh huh! Asia, this is gorgeous! I love the whole thing, the leaf is fabulous.

  3. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    *oh wow* stupid auto correct!

  4. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    I love this….that focal is gorgeous!

  5. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Love it, Asia! :)

  6. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Absolutely gorgeous!

  7. Asia
    Asia says:

    Thank you so much everyone! :D

  8. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Beautiful, Asia! How does the Swellegant compare to the Vintaj patinas as far as ease of use and color?

  9. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Fantastic piece, Asia!

  10. Asia
    Asia says:

    Susie, it is totally different than Vintaj patina, that is really a paint, this one is like a real patina, it reacts with metal, so you really don’t know the result until you finish, you can leave the piece for as long as you want, it will keep developing color, after you are satisfy, you can buff it and you have to finish with a metal compatible coating other wise it will keep on changing :D

  11. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Also beautiful Asia. I remember that pick. The leaf focal is fantastic. Thanks for the swelligant info also. It sounds like it is more along the lines of what I want to use to color metal.

  12. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Another fabulous creation, Asia. You keep introducing new techniques into your work with such great results – - -

  13. Laud
    Laud says:

    Great job with the focal! Everything else works perfectly with it.

  14. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Is that just the Swellegant PATINAS that work that way? Or do all the Swellegant color types react? i have a few of each kind but haven’t tried them yet.

  15. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Just lovely,and I really like the way you arranged the multicolor seeds beads. They look awesome!

  16. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Gorgeous design, Asia! Perfection!

  17. chicky zee
    chicky zee says:

    Lovely@

  18. Asia
    Asia says:

    Becky this is the Tiffany, Verdigris works similar,but gives you a different green shade, they mimic the natural weathering process that occurs on metals, the colors also react with the metal but the effect is more translucent, however you can layer them to intensify the color, you can also use them over piece that was treated with the typical patina, you get more rustic feel and more depth with Swellegant. I also use a torch to heat the metal and speed the process, happy experimenting! :D

  19. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    Beautiful! Looks like it is right off the pages of the Vintaj site!

  20. Luna Chick aka Coral
    Luna Chick aka Coral says:

    Just gorgeous Asia! That fern pendant
    is beautiful!

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