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Casual Dress

About this design:

Still playing with metals. I cut this piece, then decided to try a when I was done it kind of reminded me of a sleeveless dress. The main piece is hammered and torched, and inked a bit to bring up the design. Then I took a copper scrap and folded it around to look like a belt. One picture is the back of the piece, where the fold is visible.


Copper and coin pearl

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    K H says:

    Very cool!!! I have been playing with copper foil today and trying to stay cool. :)

  2. amkcreations aka Amanda
    amkcreations aka Amanda says:

    Very neat. It does look like a dress. Very creative

  3. C Strecker
    C Strecker says:

    nice work! what gauge did you use?

  4. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Definitely an unusual design with fabulous texture. :D

  5. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    Thank you all! I’m still quite a novice, this was one of those “let me see what happens if…” pieces. It is about 3 inches long.

    @C Strecker – I think the copper is 24 or 26, it didn’t say on the package. But it is thinner than I usually get. Purchased the sheet at Hobby Lobby.

  6. Lyric Chick aka Bev
    Lyric Chick aka Bev says:

    Oooh Cindy, you’ve outdone yourself with this one. Love the pearl with the copper. Never would have seen that in a million dreams.

  7. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    I like your dress! Innovative!

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