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Metal Moments


About this design:

Piecing together more metal parts I had in my stash. Some have been in other designs and I took them apart and did some recombining. Not to everyone's taste, I know, a little left of vintage-steampunkish. Ha ha!

Components:

Brass blanks, copper blanks, Vintaj charms & embossing dies, Vintaj patinas & alcohol inks, chain, wire, copper washer & gears.

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  1. Beadling
    Beadling says:

    I love all the different colors and textures. The first one looks like steampunk, which was my first thought when I saw the picture, before reading your description. I really like the earrings and I love the necklace pictured in the middle and last pictures. The colors are so fun and I love how you added some flair to the chain.

  2. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    These are all so appealing, Cindy – - the one I especially like is the last pendant – - great colors and textures !

  3. pearlsandme aka Monica
    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    Lots of creativity here — they’re so fun, and well made, and I certainly wouldn’t mind wearing them for one!

  4. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    Lovin’ the Artsy vibe on these!

  5. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love your layered pendants, Cindy! Fabulous, fun pieces!

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

    Clever and interesting necklaces – real conversation starters – my vote is for the 2nd.

  7. Beading Hippie  Shawn
    Beading Hippie Shawn says:

    Love your metal work! All are interesting and unique…

  8. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Very interesting designs: very textural, colorful! :)

  9. Asia
    Asia says:

    Great textures, like them all :D

  10. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Love the copper! My favorite is that beautiful embossed pendant. Wow!

  11. DayLilly aka Del
    DayLilly aka Del says:

    Love them all, especially the green pendant.

  12. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    The green one is my fave too! I’d never think of doing something like this. Love the look of all of them!

  13. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Gorgeous free-form creations!! I love them!

  14. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    OH MY! I vote for the green and blue on brass. How cool is that??? :)

  15. picklesandbeans
    picklesandbeans says:

    AWESOME! :)

  16. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    Thanks for the kind words & compliments!

    My favorite is the lock & key, with “courage” – because sometimes I *am* afraid to take chances with the art of designing. I put that together and said, “..well, not so bad! Try again.” The last one is where I am finally flowing up & away from the pendant for a cohesive piece, with more ‘geometry’ but same metals.

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