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Tendrils


About this design:

These were inspired by my runner bean plants! I love the way the tendrils curl & coil naturally looking for something to cling onto.
I used copper wire which up til now has always been my "practise" wire. I love the way it looks when it's been oxidised. I think the green beads are Jade, my Dad brought them back from New Zealand last year & he couldn't remember what they were!

Components:

20g Copper wire, Jade rondels



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

    These are so cool, Spiral Chick! I also love oxidized copper! Your design is great! :D

    BTW, you have a terrific dad to bring you beads all the way from New Zealand! :D Or from anywhere…..LOL

  2. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    Absolutely Beautiful!

  3. ANDREA BEAD SOUP
    ANDREA BEAD SOUP says:

    I love these, Oh I love all your work!

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Thank you :)

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    Reet says:

    I am impressed. Very interesting design!!!!! The earrings look exactly like bean plants. Unbelievably cool design.

  6. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    I LOVE THESE!!! I really have to try my hand at wire work! Thanks for the ideas!! :-D

  7. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    These are really SUPER COOL!!!

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Thank you Chicks :)

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    To be honest I found these really hard to make! You wouldn’t think so would you? These were my 3rd attempt!
    After making the leafy spiral & stringing on the beads I ended up coiling the wire around a pen a few times, gently stretching out the coils then making the little coils and at the same time trying to keep them fairly symmetrical. I was so relieved when they were finished! :)

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    I’m sorry but glad to hear of the difficulty you had with these. LOL
    I consider you our resident expert on spirals… I’m starting to see your influence in other designs (mine included) And you seem to make it seem so easy. I’m thinking about a jig, but love the look of “freehand”.

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    wendy says:

    I absolutely love these!

  12. Michelle
    Michelle says:

    These are great, really lovely, love the twist !

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