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A Mended Heart

About this design:

Who says a broken heart can't be mended? I lost a sister a few years ago to heart problems- age 48! This was my way of trying to honor her and fix me at the same time! This piece now hangs in a shadowbox matted picture frame for all to see...and remember how precious life is!


Brass,copper,etchant,copper wire,swarovski crystals

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  1. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    This is so lovely! What a nice thing to do! Hugs!

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    Lee D says:

    What a great tribute to your sister!

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    Luv2bead - Little Chick says:

    That’s awesome and a wonderful tribute!!! I’ve been wanting to do something like that with a heart but never have been able to figure out how!!!!!!

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    Fenya says:

    This is so precious and creative!

  5. C Strecker
    C Strecker says:

    Thanks to all of you! sniff, sniff

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


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    Janet Miriam says:

    Another beautiful piece with so much sediment behind it.

  8. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Precious, beautiful tribute!!

  9. Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick
    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Beautiful piece. A wonderful way to honor your sister’s memory. ♥

  10. Lyric Chick aka Bev
    Lyric Chick aka Bev says:

    Connie, you have my deepest sympathy for your loss. Even though time goes by, the hurt never goes away. This is a very creative, well-executed memorial to your sister–an everlasting symbol of the love you shared. It’s sure to become a family heirloom.

  11. C Strecker
    C Strecker says:

    A sincere thanks to all!

  12. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    What an amazing tribute to your dear sister! Love this pendant!

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    Janet Miriam says:

    oh my! I just saw I put sediment instead of sentiment! sorry about that!

  14. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    This is just beautiful … what a nice tribute to your sister! SLS

  15. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    So nice in sentiment and execution.

  16. L wallen
    L wallen says:

    Love, love this one…So sorry for your loss…beautiful work!!

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