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Shadow Birdie

About this design:

I sawed two of these birds and planned a design but when I was putting it all together, this is the design that actually came out!


Copper, patina,hand dyed ribbon,copper findings

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  1. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Cool, cool, COOL!

  2. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    I agree, how cool are these, such a clever design. I love this!

  3. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Oh I love this, very creative! :)

  4. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Serendipity happens! This piece turned out beautifully. Love the shadow effect.

  5. trinkets
    trinkets says:

    I really love this!!
    The colors you used for the birds look like a bird & its shadow ~ Nice.
    Would you consider a step by step, please??

  6. trinkets
    trinkets says:

    Oh Duh!!
    Too busy looking at pendant & didn’t see “Shadow” part……

  7. Jane MS
    Jane MS says:

    Very clever! Wonderful design.

  8. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    Love the shadow!

  9. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    Or… reflection?

  10. C Strecker
    C Strecker says:

    I don’t know if a step by step would be useful to everyone. You have to have some metal smithing skills – soldering, using a jewelers saw, apply patina, know how to do cold connections (tube rivets) and texturizing metals. What do you all think?

    PS thanks for all the positive remarks!

  11. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    I love this! Congrats!

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    This is so amazingly cool!!

  13. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    The metal has a mind of its own and it does a great design! :D

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