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Designs by Copper Penny

Rustic Cuff Replica

Has anyone else done a copy of Ali's rustic cuff? I feel in love with it as soon as I seen it and have been gathering the supplies so that I could...


Multi-strand pearl knotting with silk thread.
Components: Freshwater pearls, silk thread, Golden Pyrite, gun metal and chain.

The Nicole

1920's Vintage inspired piece. This was a custom order for a 1920's themed wedding for a bridesmaid. This is a very stunning piece so I tried to...
Components: Glass pearls, antique gold bows and connector, and antique gold chain.

Little Ginko

This necklace is made with three different colors of silk ribbon, Czech glass flowers and leaves, antique gold toggle and beads and a ceramic...

The Marsha

This necklace is made with a ceramic pendant from Marsha Neal studios, two colors of silk ribbon, LB blue impression jasper, smokey quartz, mother...

Byzantine Bracelet

Natural brass jump rings, 18G, 5/32", antique copper toggle and charm. I learned how to do this yesterday, I love the finished effect and the...

Broken Branch

This design is named in honor of the pendant, the reason for the broken branch is because when I was getting ready to put everything together I...
Components: Raku Clay pendant, Vintaj chain, Czech beads, Fancy Agate, green sponge coral.

Creme Brule

I made this bracelet to match a necklace that I purchased from my friend. It doesn't exactly match the colors of the necklace but I love all the...
Components: glass pearls, gold chain from LB, faceted rondelles and teardrops.

Glass Tiles

Glass tiles with a image sealed with glue and liquid glass. I made these three necklaces for my nieces for Christmas. All three are teenagers and...
Components: Glass tiles, sterling silver chain.


I submitted this piece for consideration for publishing at Stringing magazine for the Summer 2011 issue, unfortnately they didn't think it fit what...
Components: Monaco Agate, Muscovite, vintaj findings

A bit of Bollywood

Two lucite beads with czech glass jet black beads.

White Chocolate Brownie

Viking knit with lampwork glass beads and vintage beads. I love brown and I think with the addition of the copper bead caps and copper toggle it...

Blue & Gold

Viking knit and lampworked glass beads. This design can be worn two ways with the leaf clasp at the bottom of the neck or at the side. I think...

Leather Wrapped Bracelet

Here is my first attempt at doing a leather wrapped bracelet, it took a few trial runs but this is the finished product. I wish I would have had a...
Components: leather, nymo thread, faceted green jade and sterling silver button

A Mix

One of the reasons that I wanted to learn to do viking knit was so I could pair gemstones and beads with the knit. This is what I have done here...
Components: Fire Agate, Kazuri Bead and White Howlite.

Double Viking Knit

I took a class last weekend to learn Double Viking Knit, I had so much fun and I can't wait to practice this technique. I wasn't able to finish...

L'il Noir

I have made this set for a client, I had made something for myself that was similiar. I am crossing my fingers that she likes it.
Components: Cracked quartz, black chain, black butterfly, silver beads and ribbon.

Lilac Festival

Resin, vintage and czech beads. I purchased some of the gold color beads and they have quite a bit of lilac color in them so I wanted to bring out...


I bought the polymer beads at the local bead show from Calgary and wasn't exactly sure what I was going to do with them, when I started playing...
Components: Polymer clay beads, copper chain, vintage beads.


I have been doing alot of wire wrapping necklaces and bracelets and I just love the look of many different beads together complimenting one another.
Components: gold chain, vintage beads