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Mixed Metal Magic


About this design:

With regards, Spiral Chick! Just a whimsical spiral on metal layers, and a pearl to top it off!

Components:

Copper kite, Brass wavy button, rose wire, cranberry pearl



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Sue, these are fabulous!!! I love the mixed metals in these earrings and the colors you’ve chosen work great together, including the pearls! :D

  2. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Thanks, Lynn! I just love that rose colored wire – had to have it! Made some young girl rings with it, with a rose swarovski crystal stone – they were so cute!

  3. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Do you have a photo of them you can post? They sound lovely! :D

  4. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    I don’t think I do, but I have a camera – so that’s a good possibility! :D

  5. Jewelry Z
    Jewelry Z says:

    OOH! Thats Cute

  6. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    I’d love to see them if you get a chance to snap a pix! :D

  7. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Thanks, Zatanah!

    Lynn, I’ll try to snap a pic tomorrow after all my running around… :D

  8. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    Love them!!! Where did you get the rose colored wire?

  9. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Sue, These are very cool! I likey! :D

  10. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Totally awesome!

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    Judith Ann Boyer says:

    Totally!! These are sharp Chickie Sue!! :)

  12. Chicky ChaCha
    Chicky ChaCha says:

    Absolutely gorgeous Cheeky Sue!!! These are just awesome–no wonder your work will be famous in Colorado–congrats on the CO Springs location for selling. I will see if I can get my friend from Tahoe’s future daughter in law to help spread the word. These are just so cool! Love the cranberry pearl in there with the metals. I can’t say enough how much I love these!!!!

  13. Chicky ChaCha
    Chicky ChaCha says:

    PS Sue—she lives in CO Springs–my friend is in Tahoe—but hey maybe we can get you going there too. :>)

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    K H says:

    You go girl!!! These earrings are totally awesome!!!:)

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    SO TOTALLY COOL! Chickie Sue!
    This is a fantastic design! They’ll go like hotcakes!
    So what’s this about a show in Colorado Springs?!!!! :-D Go Sue go!!!

  16. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Thanks for all your warm and wonderful comments, ladies!

    Leigh, I got the wire at one of my LBS’s. Couldn’t resist!

    ChaCha, thanks for spreading the word! :D

    Sweet Chick, I got a request from a gallery in Co Spgs to sell some of my work!! I’m SO excited!! Hope to make an appt with them to bring some pieces up this weekend…. :D :D

  17. Fashion Chick aka SC
    Fashion Chick aka SC says:

    Chickie Sue, these earrings are fabulous!!

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    A REQUEST! From A GALLERY!!!! HOLY COW!! 8O
    Way to go Sue! What a way to boost the ego! :-D
    I’m excited for you! You HAVE to let us know how it goes.

  19. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    Wow !!! Sue , I love the mix of metals and colors !!!
    How fantastic that you will be in a gallery !!!!!!!
    Way to go !!! Keep us posted on how it’s going….

  20. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    These are awesome, Sue!!

  21. CC
    CC says:

    Sue agree with all the other great comments, these are fantastic!

    Now that you are going to be rich and famous….do you need an apprentice? 8O

  22. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Ack! Your not gonna want to talk to us anymore!! We’ll be mud upon your boots….ohhh poor us…whatever will we do without your smiling face and your wicked talent??? Ohhh the pain, the pain!!!
    cookie

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    These are absolutely, positively, wonderfully gorgeous, Sue!!! I can see why that gallery would want to sell your work…your designs are always interesting and unique! :D And when you become rich and famous, we can all say that we “knew you when…” ;)

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    Reet says:

    Oh,my !!! Cool earrings !!!

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    These are really cool, sort of modern & arty. I think the spirals finish them off perfectly! ;)
    Congratulations on the gallery wanting to sell your stuff too :D

  26. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Hey, Ladies — What our humble Sue didn’t mention is that her jewelry is already carried in another gallery!!! The second one (in a different city) that is interested in her learned of her work via the first one!!! Hooray for our Cotopaxi Chickie Sue!!! :D :D :D

  27. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Oh my!! Here I had such a long day, between working and then going to town for supplies, I get home, and here are all these wonderful comments! Thank you all for your encouragement and support! :D You all give me such great ideas for designs! ;-)

    Truly, you all have been great inspiration, and I mean it when I say I couldn’t have done it without you! :D

  28. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Sue, You have work being sold in galleries? Woo- Hoo!!! That is so awesome! Best of luck this weekend, I am sure they will love everything!!!!! :D

  29. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Love it , awesome ! :)

  30. CC
    CC says:

    Sue…2 galleries!!! Way to go Girl!!

    Now about that apprentice job. :D

  31. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    :D We are so happy for you! And this is an example of why the galleries want your great designs!!! :-)

  32. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Fantastic! This looks great :-)

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    RubberT aka Plucky Chick says:

    I just found these on LB Fresh Daily Blog list of top designs “favorited”!!! I want to be able to make these!!

  34. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    I’m behind again – I’m so sorry! Thank you all for your wonderful comments! These are in the gallery in Salida – at least they were still there the last time I looked!

    Plucky, piece of cake – you’re coming up here when? BTW, it was 60 degrees up here the day you had a 60 car pile up in the Springs! Never know about the weather up here…

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    RubberT aka Plucky Chick says:

    Yes, we were up in Denver for Soccer State Cup game that THANKFULLY didn’t get cancelled. Only delayed because the Springs folks couldn’t get out of their icy driveways!! Crazy weather!!!

  36. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    That’s why we live in CO, right? ;-)

    I just love temperature inversions! :D

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    RubberT aka Plucky Chick says:

    Yep, and the blue skies~

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    RubberT aka Plucky Chick says:

    Check out my attached photo…

  39. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    OK, now you two are just torturing the rest of us!!! LOL Plucky, is this a view from where you live? It’s gorgeous!!! :D

  40. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Beautiful photo, Plucky! I don’t recognize where it is…

    Here’s a photo taken up here 2 days before your cold snap…

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    RubberT aka Plucky Chick says:

    Yep! I took this picture on a hike Sep 29. Then on Oct 11, we had wind chills in the ‘teens!!!

  42. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Sue, that photo is hauntingly beautiful!!! It reminds me a lot of the one of Bandit in the fog that used to be your profile photo. :D

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    RubberT aka Plucky Chick says:

    Even when it is freezing here it is beautiful! that pic does remind me of the one of Bandit in the fog!!

  44. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Thanks, you two! When this morning fog rolled in, I went nuts with the camera! I had to make this one my desktop, it came out so neat! And you’re right – it does kind of remind me of the one I took of Bandit in the fog – only that day it was also rainy, very Seattle-like…

    Becky, that must have been a wonderful hike! We are so blessed to live here.

    Ladies, this is just like old times, just before my Chicky days! How fun is this?

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    RubberT aka Plucky Chick says:

    I was thinking the same thing! The three night owls meet again!

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    RubberT aka Plucky Chick says:

    I’ll have to tell you about “the hike” to the white rock with my sister and friend. It ended up being “a stroll” to the white rock in Monument…just west of the interstate. Most of our calories were expended by laughing!! Then we had tea, lunch, and dessert!

  47. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    See, we’ve missed you terribly, Plucky! Hope we’re going to see more of you – although you and I will be missing for the next couple of days…

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    RubberT aka Plucky Chick says:

    I think I will still be getting on in spurts for a while. I will have a little break from soccer team managing in November.

  49. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Plucky, I can’t picture where the white rock is – is there a hiking trail there? Sounds like you had a blast! And lunch sounds wonderful!

  50. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    This IS just like early summer, when the 3 of us would stay up super-late chatting!!! :D

  51. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Yep, flashbacks to earlier days…alas, I’m starting to fade – shall we call it a night and see if we can connect again sometime back in the future?

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    RubberT aka Plucky Chick says:

    Hi, Chicky LE. Yes, summer hours. I miss them!!!

    Sue, it is a trail in the area below Mt. Herman.

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  53. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Very pretty, Plucky! There’s that blue sky again! We’ll have to hike a trail sometime next summer, if you’re up to it – I’ve never hiked Antero – we might be able to find some smoky quartz and aquamarine up there! Are you up for a 14′er?

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    RubberT aka Plucky Chick says:

    I am fading, too. Would love to do some hiking!! We’ll take pics, Chicky LE!

    Night night!!

  55. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    ‘nite, Plucky and Lynn! Sweet beading dreams! :D

  56. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Sleep well, Chickies! Thanks for sharing your fabulous photos with me!!! :D

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    Jewelrybyirina says:

    Gorgeous!

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