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Victoria


About this design:

Learning some new links, the simple S link in 16g copper to connect these copper washers (from the hardware store) and LB amethyst beads. The necklace is similar, doesn't contain any washers though. My daughter saw this and asked if she could have it, so I named it for her.

Components:

Artistic wire in copper 16g, copper chain, amethyst barrel beads.

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  1. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    I don’t blame your daughter–I’d want it too! Great design and wirework Cindy!

  2. DayLilly aka Del
    DayLilly aka Del says:

    Very nice wire work. The beads are set off perfectly.

  3. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Simple and stunning – - love your “pendant”. Betcha your daughter gets lots of compliments !

  4. Dropalotta Beads
    Dropalotta Beads says:

    Very attractive & well-constructed.

  5. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    These are both terrific! I like how you used the amethyst with the washers in the bracelet, it softens the industrial look of them. I really love the coil you made for the pendant and your S links are super coo! :)

  6. SYD Sydney H
    SYD Sydney H says:

    I like it; can I be a daugther of yours? – LOL

  7. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Cindy, I love the simple but eye-catching design of these pieces. They will stand out on any outfit that is worn. For me, copper ‘pops’ my visual senses–I just love the warm tones and great feeling I get from wearing it. May I ask, where are you getting the copper washers? I’ve been to HomeDepot, Lowes, and Ace Hardware, and they are telling me to find a store specializing in Lighting! My journey to find these has met with no success! Any help would be appreciated! :)

  8. SYD Sydney H
    SYD Sydney H says:

    I’d think going online to etsy, ebay, etc. would produce some copper washers …. ?

  9. SYD Sydney H
    SYD Sydney H says:

    I mean, you think of the gas you use going to these places and the waiting in line – even with the online shipping it’s EASIER.

  10. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    CC: I got the washers at Harbor Freight, a box of assorted sizes for about $7 I think. They can be heated & hammered, I usually sand the edges on the back to make them smoother.

    Angela: The “coil” on the pendant was actually how the very end of the copper wire was wrapped around the roll of wire! I didn’t feel like straightening it, so there it is. Just made loops. Ah laziness works in my favor again! :D

    Syd: we’d be better as sisters, and I always share with them too! :)

    Thank you all!

  11. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Thanks Cindy!

  12. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Oooooo! Fabulous wire work and design! Love the pendant!

  13. pearlsandme aka Monica
    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    Some amazing washers you’ve found! (Thinking of it, I’ve never seen copper ones either; I guess I’d just make my own…) Love the design, love the wire work! Just hoping the pendant won’t kink — but since your daughter got it, you could easily fix it, so that’s no problem then!

  14. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    Monica – one thing I’ve discovered about twisting round wire, is that it gets work-hardened. The pendant is actually very sturdy. I have also thought about tumbling it to make it harder too.

    Harbor Freight, I get my washers there!

  15. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Beautiful! Love the color combo!

  16. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Lovely!

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