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    puppychick labratbecky on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Gorgeous stone combo! And what a cute 'lil furry critter!…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Turtle Beach”:
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    puppychick labratbecky on “Fall?”:
    “Yummy components and beads! I love your style and aesthetic!!!!!!!…” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “I took a Class”:
    “Love the weaving! Must have been a blast! :) …” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “Turtle Beach”:
    “IMHO more is more! I love it either way but I am partial to extra details…” read »

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    sweetjane on “Fall?”:
    “Thanks to everyone for their lovely comments! This was certainly fun to make!…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
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    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “I love it! Very earthy and ethnic. It would look with a off-white flowing sun dress…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Glad to know I'm not the only one who fiddles. Great design. Love the soft…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Gifted”:
    “I like it too. Definitely has an ethnic vibe. Love wood, love all the components,…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “I took a Class”:
    “Wire weaving? You're a "greenie?" I'd say you are well on your way to being…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Fantastic color, excellent design. Love it! :) …” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Key boards and computers are not trustworthy..... they are electronic devices with minds of their own. Now…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Fall?”:
    “Ditto to all of the above comments. This is a great way to welcome fall...just…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Thanks for all of the compliments everyone. The tiger eye is one of my favorites.…” read »

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    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
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    Harmony on Strings on “Tiger Eye”:
    “I love copper and you really are the master.…” read »

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    Harmony on Strings on “Gifted”:
    “Very,very nice.…” read »

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    G Layne AKA Gail on “I took a Class”:
    “Wow! I agree with Donna, this piece looks very complicated but you certainly did fantastic with…” read »

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    G Layne AKA Gail on “Gifted”:
    “Oooooo! Wonderful tribal design!! Love the African clay beads and the wood spacers really set them…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Gifted”:
    “I've never seen such interesting wooden beads, and you've really highlighted them here. The African clay…” read »

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    kye on “Fall?”:
    “You make the neatest bracelets. Wonderful work!…” read »

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    Granny Nancy on “Fall?”:
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    S Katoll on “I took a Class”:
    “It's a wonderful piece, and the wireweaving is amazing! I'm sure it represents a great…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Fall Tones”:
    “A really pretty piece. Great colors, great components, what can I say? When you're good, you're…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “LOL LOVE, LOVE Your pictures, your necklace, and I want Your caterpillar friend for my next…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Fall Tones”:
    “Mahala, Your pictures are just so perfect. They highlight your necklace perfectly. Plus, your necklace has…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “I took a Class”:
    “This necklace looks very complex for a beginner. But, you did a great job for the…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Gifted”:
    “Pam is right! The necklace has a great ethnic vibe! The wood beads are highlighted by…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Wow, how beautiful! Great selection of stones. The colors are wonderful, and the caterpillar lends such…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Fall?”:
    “I love the flower, and agree with Gail that it looks like a C Koop piece.…” read »

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    kye on “Tiger Eye”:
    “This is really beautiful. I love the tiger eye and the wonderful copper wirework. That tassle…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “Gifted”:
    “Another oh, woooow piece!! I like the chartreuse (maybe yellow) with the wood. This…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “I took a Class”:
    “Oh woooow! This is so very pretty and looks so complicated for a group of…” read »

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    Idania F on “Nature's Treasures”:
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    dolllady aka Pam on “Fall Tones”:
    “Another terrific piece! I did miss seeing your little friend. The bail design is…” read »

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    “Haha, yes, he matches.…” read »

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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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

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

  2. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily 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 !

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    deleted 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!

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    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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