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Copper Trio

About this design:

I needed to practice doing bezels so I grabbed apiece of copper, etched it and went to work making the bezel for the Blue Agate stone. It looked so plain that I added some embellishments. Then I decided it really needed earrings.


Copper, silver bezel wire,blue agate stone,copper wire

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  1. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Very pretty set!

  2. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Very nice job!! :)

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    Janet Miriam says:

    Gorgeous set! I love your work~

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

    these are lovely. I LOVE copper, and you set it off so well with the agate

  5. opalgem101
    opalgem101 says:

    I LOVE your work! I have been beading for 12 yrs and have wanted to get into metal work. I have everything I need to learn to solder but I have been reluctant to get started since I have no classes available where I live. Is copper easier to solder than silver? Any advice would be much appreciated.

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

    Love, love, love these. Are the designs overlaid or embossed?

  7. Lyric Chick aka Bev
    Lyric Chick aka Bev says:

    Oh, guess I should read first! LOL Nice bezel, too.

  8. C Strecker
    C Strecker says:

    For expense sake, when you are first learning soldering DON’T use silver. It is very expense now so unless you have an endless pocket, start out using copper or brass. Copper is easy to use and a great medium to work. I suggest you check out some tutorial on YouTube or alot of the jewelry website have tutorials that show you how to get a start. I do not use a soldering iron – I use an oxy/propane torch system. I do have some micro torches that I use for small jobs but they don’t get hot enough to do much other than very simple soldering. Your best bet is use the internet resources! I have learned much thru these sites. good luck and let me know how you do. Don’t hesitate to ask any questions!

  9. opalgem101
    opalgem101 says:

    Thanks for the advice and I will let you know.

  10. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    These are all terrific! :D

  11. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    You are having way too much fun with your metal work. LOVE IT ALL!

  12. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Beautiful talent and work!!!

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