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Crystal Copper


About this design:

I love these copper tubes! I wrapped them with 22g copper then added a Swarovski crystal dangle.
I also made a pair with silver wire as I like the combination of silver with copper.
Tip* If you want to use the two together oxidise your silver first as it won't oxidise when in contact with copper. I read this in a book & didn't believe it but it's true!

Components:

copper wire 22g, 20g, Swarovki Crystal bead

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  1. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    These are awesome! I am eventually going to get good enough to make beauties like these! :-D

  2. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Wow! Stunning wrap job as ever! I think these are absolutely fantastic!

  3. CAS
    CAS says:

    Sweet … sweet … sweet!!! I adore the look of these, so very cool!

  4. Sali Jo GemsChica Chick
    Sali Jo GemsChica Chick says:

    Spiral chich you out spiraled us again! This are so cool! Love these!

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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    Me Likey! Awesome, SpiralChick!

  6. Gunilla B
    Gunilla B says:

    These are outstanding!

  7. Pam
    Pam says:

    These earrings are beautiful!

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Thank you Chickies :D

  9. Shanti P
    Shanti P says:

    Awesome look! Do you have a store?

  10. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Love these earrings! So different! Very nice wire wrapping!

  11. Debbi aka Sparkle Chick
    Debbi aka Sparkle Chick says:

    Gee, guess what? I LOVE these! As always, perfection Spiral Chick!

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    Reet says:

    Very cute earrings !

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Thanks Chicks!
    Shanti, I’ve recently started selling on Etsy. I used to sell on eBay too :D

  14. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Love em love em love em!!! You are tooo good!

  15. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Superb design, so contemporary and original, definitely a fav!!

  16. K H
    K H says:

    I’ve had my eye on these all day – the mixed metals definately kick them up a notch or two!! :)

  17. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    These are gorgeous, Tracy!!! Love your wirework, as always!!! :D

    Thanks for the oxidizing tips, too!

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Thanks Chicks!
    You’re welcome Lynn :D

  19. Marian C
    Marian C says:

    Wow!! These are awesome!! Very original and just all-around COOL!!!

  20. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    WOW!!!! love these :-D

  21. Shanti P
    Shanti P says:

    Just checked out your shop – very pretty items!

  22. CC
    CC says:

    These are awesome, absolutely love your wire work!! :D

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Thanks Sarah, Marian, Shanti & CC!

  24. WireWrangler
    WireWrangler says:

    Hey Spiral, I really love this direction, the metal tubes by contrasting with your signature spirals brings even more emphasis to your gorgeous wirework. And, by lengthening the design without adding more detail…….. the overall effect is to add substance to the overall design. Well done and thank you!

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Thank you seashellsally!

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    RubberT aka Plucky Chick says:

    FAV! I am dreaming of making these someday…

  27. JulzJewlz
    JulzJewlz says:

    I love this design. I have some of these beads but wasn’t quite sure what to do with them. I tried something similar, it’s cute but not quite what I want. I incorporated some of the techniques in mine.

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    You have such a talent for wire work

  29. LionEmpress
    LionEmpress says:

    OMG I like these I’ve got to get the knack of wirewraping – it gives the beads a new flavor

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