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    S KatollakaSue on “Owl's Nest”:
    “It's a really beautiful piece. Love the colors and components, and am severely envious of your…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Owl's Nest”:
    “I love that owl bar too! The beads you put with it are perfect!…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Thanks kye! I found a site that sells Mag-Lok clasps for 1.99 and they…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Vintaj sells a natural brass magnet clasp I use a lot. It's really strong and matches…” read »

  • Annabel
    Annabel on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Gorgeous. Love the colours and the focal.. How can you go wrong with owls…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Thanks everyone! Kye and Moogie.....helpful tips are always appreciated.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Owl's Nest”:
    “I can see why you fell in love with that owl bar. It is so neat.…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “Owl's Nest”:
    “I love the colors of the beads & how well they go with the bar &…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Ditto! and a Fave!…” read »

  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Owl's Nest”:
    “So cute. Beads are also pefect compliment to the bar. I love your chain and jump…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “Owl's Nest”:
    “This is so cute! Love the colors!…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Absolutely, positively stunning!! You have found the perfect beads to go with the darling bracelet…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “All wrapped up...”:
    “Thanks, again! I am in total agreement about Rena over at Jewelry Making Journal...lots of…” read »

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    Kerrycasey1956 on “Paint Drops”:
    “Will you be getting any more of the multi color teardrop chain in? I would love to…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “All wrapped up...”:
    “I bow to your superior skills with wire! This is stunning, just so unique! Lots to…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “Celestial Connection”:
    “This has an "other-worldly" look. The colors and balance are perfect. And the focal! Really beautiful.…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The pendant is drop dead gorgeous! The whole piece is lovely and the clasp! Very nice!…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “This is stunning! I love the colors and I, too, am a huge fan of bronze.…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Awww, thanks everyone. You're the best! Got the little bells from Lima! They ARE cute! And…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “All wrapped up...”:
    “Hey Lynda, I know I wrote a comment but I don't see it here... So, I love…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Wow! This is so amazing! I never would have thought of putting all this together but…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The beads look fabulous with your pendent! I know how difficult it can be to take…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Gorgeous pendant - what a wonderful job you have made with it. The filigree echoes…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Just gorgeous Moogie. Such a rich looking set. There is so much to look…” read »

  • Snnje B
    Snnje B on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Love it!…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Oops!!! I meant to say bronze.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Beautiful set!I agree with Fresh Baked- I keep looking at the necklace and find something new…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Earthy Mix”:
    “This is sooo beautiful! Love how the filigree compliments the detail in the pendant.…” read »

  • Annabel
    Annabel on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Love that pendant! Very pretty.…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Thanks so much everyone!…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Oh you are so good with polymer clay! Did you play with Playdoh alot as a…” read »

  • beadinggma
    beadinggma on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Your work keeps getting more beautiful!!! The pendant is gorgeous and you have a knack…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Such a rich mix of metal and beads...especially on the layered necklace. Every inch has something…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The pendent is beautiful! Looking forward to seeing more of your PC work.…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “Celestial Connection”:
    “Fun and edgy set of jewelry...Love the iridescent colors!…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “A beautiful, simply elegant set where every element speaks affectionately with every other one. I'd wear…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Pendant, gorgeous. Beads, also. What really catches my attention is the clasp arrangement! It's really pretty…” read »

  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Absolutely beautiful! This caught my eye as soon as I opened the page. I love your…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Earthy Mix”:
    “I love the pendant! The beads enhance it so well, also. The colors are…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Moogie, this is a great necklace to showcase each and every component of this great necklace!…” read »

Copper Play Date


About this design:

Three different copper treatments. One embossed and LOS patina. One textured with a texturing hammer, then LOS. The last one, embossed, then hit with a torch flame for some gorgeous sunset colors.

Components:

copper sheet metal, brass embossing plates, sterling and copper wire, turquoise, New Jade, Czech glass

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    They’re all gorgeous, but I love orange, so the last pair is my favorite

  2. Asia
    Asia says:

    Absolutely adore the first pair :D

  3. Sonja J
    Sonja J says:

    They’re all gorgeous! The first pair has a Renaissance feel to them that I just adore, though! Beautiful work!

  4. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    All wonderful!

  5. A Little Pizzaz aka Judy
    A Little Pizzaz aka Judy says:

    they are wonderful – all of them – but the top pair is my fav – love the design and color!

  6. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    These are all so fabulous, but I think the last one is my favorite! The colors you created in the copper in the last pair is just so gorgeous, and the beads you chose to go with are perfect!

  7. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Beautiful, beautiful :)

  8. Beading Hippie  Shawn
    Beading Hippie Shawn says:

    All are great! I love the first pair..very original!

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    I always look forward to seeing your next designs…these are fabulous! Love the colors, textures and metalwork!

  10. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Fabulous results – - it would be too hard for me to pick a favorite pair ! They are each beautiful in a different way – - -

  11. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    I love them all! At first glance I thought the first pair had been etched. I really like the whole design and colors in that pair. :)

  12. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Thanks so much! All the little, extra steps are worth the effort, when the results are so pleasing.

  13. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    I love these earrings, especially the folded one. They are so pretty.

  14. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Oh yes. I agree about the last ones with the copper,and little red beads. Beautiful work on all of these,but those are very special. Stunning colors!!

  15. Laud
    Laud says:

    I love the first pair best–great work on all of them!

  16. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    Wonderfully designed! Each pair turned out beautifully!

  17. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Fabulous–all of them!!

  18. JC Hamm
    JC Hamm says:

    Fabulous is right, as always!! I would have a very difficult time choosing the one I want.

  19. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Wow! I can’t choose a favorite either. They’re all fabulous!
    What gauge sheet do you use?

  20. A Rozmin
    A Rozmin says:

    Just fabulous!

  21. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    These are all adorable ! My favorite is the first one!

  22. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Thanks again for your kind comments. So glad to know you like these earrings.
    If you do LOVE earrings, then check out Earrings Everyday blog tomorrow for their new monthly challenge reveal …We’re All Ears Inspiration Challenge.
    http://www.earrings-everyday.blogspot.com
    It should be fabulous!

  23. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    These are really wonderful. The first pair is my favorites but I would happily have all of these in my jewelry box.

  24. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    love them all but the first pair is my fav :)

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    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    Incredibly beautiful!

  26. Warped Wire Studio
    Warped Wire Studio says:

    Beautiful– all of them!

  27. KSD
    KSD says:

    This is great, I wish I knew how to do that!!!

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