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About this design:

Textured Copper and Rhodonite with Pyrite beads
I love these beads (my favourites from LB!) and think they go so well with copper so just had to put them together in this bracelet.
I've recently started getting into more metalwork - cutting out shapes from sheet copper and silver, stamping and texturing metal and riveting. Not sure if I'll go down the stamped names route, I can't stamp letters in a straight line to save my life!

Components:

Copper, Rhodonite w/ Pyrite,

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  1. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Very cool- super cool! Awesome job, loving this! Did you purchase the disk cutting tools to make the circles? Anyway, I say go for stamping…like only one word, let it be uneven- up, down, add to the creative overall look! (course I will try anything) I say go for it!

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    Inspiring! Both you and the design! :-D
    Put this one in my favs!

    Thank you Spiral Chick and Lorrie for the tid-bits on stamping. Those little pieces of info are SO helpful! :-D

  3. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    I love your bracelet, it is gorgeous!! Into my faves.

  4. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Oh yes! into FAVS! It’s beautiful!

  5. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    Mmmmm I want this! :-) Beautiful.

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    K H says:

    This is so cool – I have got to find some of that copper sheeting!!!!

  7. Sonja
    Sonja says:

    Into fav’s very beautiful…Lovely gemstone, so nice to see it on a piece that I LOVE now I want to order it!!

  8. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Wow! This rocks! :D

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Beautiful!

  10. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    This is stunning!

  11. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    What a wonderful design !!!
    You go girl, can”t wait to see what you do next !!!

  12. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is really neat, love the colors.

  13. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    I saw this when it was first posted but I didn’t get the chance to say how much I loved this. great design

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Thanks for your lovely comments!
    Mommykat, I used a disc cutter for the large hole then hole punch pliers for the smaller ones. I’ve got a thing about circles and holes at the mo :D

  15. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Gorgeous. I really love the Rohdonite, Pyrite and Copper together … a winning combination.

  16. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    I just love this … your metal work is great. And the beads with the copper — perfect! SLS

  17. Claire C
    Claire C says:

    The trouble with this necklace is that it needs to be worn by someone just as interesting as it is, which narrows the clientele. But I am guessing you might be the wearer of same. Your photo tells me you are artistic in many ways, and the experimentation you are doing reveals an inventive mind. I am inspired to look for new and better uses of materials. Thanks for that.

  18. Mahala93 RockChick
    Mahala93 RockChick says:

    Very nice!

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    This is most definitely a fave! I love rhodonite, and it’s beautiful in this design! I haven’t tried doing anything with metal yet, but you are certainly inspiring me to give it a try. Awesome design! :D

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