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Diamonds -n- Rust


About this design:

Hi Chickies! I know I have been gone awhile but my life has been very very busy lately. I hope to spend more time you chickies on LB now that seem to be slowing down for me. Missed you all!
I tried my hand at a little metal smithing hope you like it!

Components:

copper about 6gage I think, vintage copper leaves 18 gage copper wire, Vintage Sarowvski cupcake crystal ab

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Beth, So good to see you back on LB, missed seeing your wonderful designs!!!! Your bracelets are amazing, another talent you can add to your ever growing repetoire!!! Can’t wait to see more!!!!!

  2. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Beth, hi! Welcome back to LB … great addition to the Diamonds and Rust Challenge that ends this weekend. These items are so versatile!! SLS

  3. Violet
    Violet says:

    Welcome back… glad to hear things are getting better…
    Your new designs are fabulous !!!!

  4. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Thank you so much every one you chicks are so sweet! It’s good to be back with you all once again! Hugs!

  5. Arja A
    Arja A says:

    Hi Beth! Have missed you, but i know you have been busy. Great metalsmithing, you have practised :)
    Hugs!

  6. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Beautiful work! :)

  7. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    Missed you Beth this is awesome great job!

  8. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Sweet Beth! What a wonderful surprise it is to see you and your gorgeous design! Welcome back, my dear friend! I missed you! I just love your metal smithing creation! :D

  9. Boston Lady
    Boston Lady says:

    Hi Beth! What a wonderful surprise to visit the gallery and see your beautiful designs. They are fantastic of course. You did a great job on them. So glad to see you back with us. You have been missed a lot. Smile.

  10. amkcreations aka Amanda
    amkcreations aka Amanda says:

    Very pretty designs. Really awesome job!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Beth” Hie welcome back missed you .your fresh picks and design. Beautiful design this is!

  12. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Thank you very much ladies for the nice welcome back and your kind and generous comments on the bracelet and ring! Missed you all very much!!

  13. Chickie Nonnie T
    Chickie Nonnie T says:

    Metalsmithing looks like fun! What a great design and welcome back!

  14. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Nice to see you again. I love the set. The copper is beautiful, the wire wrapping is perfect, and I really like the Vintage Sarowvski cupcake crystal.
    Fabulous.

  15. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    I have missed you too!!! and I love your copper pieces…

  16. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    This set is gorgeous!

  17. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Thank you Nonnie, Linda, Lynn and Bella! So glad you liked my designs and I am very happy to be back!

  18. Pam E aka funky tulip
    Pam E aka funky tulip says:

    very nice work

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