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Antiqued Basket Pendant Necklace

About this design:

This is all about the tiny basket which has a lid that opens to hold a tiny treasure. It has been colored with Gilder's Paste patina and suspended from my handmade chain. I love small containers of all kinds and have made several of these little baskets. I like the idea of holding something precious with you at all times.


Copper wire, copper beads and patina.

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  1. gembeans
    gembeans says:

    I too am a lover of small containers of all kinds (for blessings, hopes, dreams and tiny treasures. This is ingenious! Love it!!

  2. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    love love love love love love love

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    WOW!!! LOVE it!!
    Like Gembeans said, ingenious!

  4. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    Ooh, my hubby claims I have a container fetish… and I have to agree, this is spectacular!

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    JustImagine - Val says:

    I love this!! The texture of the basket is amazing. Love the patina too!

  6. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    OH MY! What a wonderful piece, just love it.

  7. NY Bella
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  8. MistysJewelsCom
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  9. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Thanks for all the clear close up photos so we can appreciated the beautiful details of your work.

  10. Shelly m
    Shelly m says:

    my oh my this is splendid!

  11. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Wow – what a necklace!! Great work!

  12. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    Absolutely fantastic – love it!

  13. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    What’s not to like? Fantastic design! :)

  14. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is a wonderful little trinket, love the patina too..

  15. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Impressive, creative work! it manages to be whimsical, mysterious, and antique-looking… all at the same time. Such a treasure!

  16. Batticat
    Batticat says:

    “Whimsical, mysterious, and antique-looking”, I couldn’t have said it better Eeka. I would love to wear this! The chain is also delightful.

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    Reet says:

    Awesome design! Love it very much!

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