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Apple Pie

About this design:

Vintaj Arte (black) round, with cut & textured copper piece 'stitched' on. I'm thinking of putting some pattina on the copper...maybe.


Vintaj blank, shell bead

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    love to bead aka Donna says:

    Perfect the way it is I like it

  2. C Strecker
    C Strecker says:

    Nice piece! Have you tried any etching? I use Ferric Chloride for copper and brass…really can add alot to a piece. Great job!

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    Reet says:

    Love it as it is!

  4. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    :) aww, shucks! Thanks Reet, Donna, & Carol.

    I am looking into etching…but not going to try until I learn more about it. Safety & all that. Your designs are amazing, so yes, it is compelling me to stretch a little more! Figuring out what the metal will & won’t do when you have an idea in your head has been a fun challenge!

  5. Violet
    Violet says:

    Cindy, I love this piece just the way it is !!!!!
    I would let it get a natural patina ……
    It’s beautiful !!!!!!

  6. C Strecker
    C Strecker says:

    I hope you all didn’t get the impression that this piece was any less because it didn’t have any etch on it! I’m truly sorry if you interpreted that way! The piece is awesome just the way it is!

  7. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    No worries C! No harm, no foul and all that. I took it to mean instead of patina, what about etching? So it’s all good. My concern with etching has to do with getting rid of the “hazardous waste”, since I am a bit of a procrastinator. :p

  8. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Cindy, this is so beautiful! :D

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Beautiful love it the way it is!

  10. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    I like this!

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    Janet Miriam says:

    What an awesome piece!!

  12. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    Thanks, Violet, Martha, Alice, Bella, and Janet! I did leave it just the way it is, so it can darken on it’s own over time.

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    BeadAddict says:

    Very pretty!! I really like the way you stitched the copper

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