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Megan's Steampunk

About this design:

My friend Megan is a big fan of "found" objects, so I decided I'd make my first Steampunk piece for her.

The "toggle" part of the clasp and the various links are Steel Washers from Home Depot. I roughed them up with a metal file, and then patinaed them using both Rust and Black Guilder's Pastes.


Lipstick Ranch "M" Pendant, Lipstick Ranch Small "clover" Pendant, Earthenwood Rusty Plug Pendant, Vintage Terra Cotta beads, Vintage Gunmetal beads, Copper Spacers, 4 sizes of Steel Washers patinaed with Black and Rust Guilder's Pastes, Copper "S" clasp, Black Artist's Wire, Black Aluminum Jump Rings

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Hi Christine!! :-D Long time no see! Glad to see you playing in LB’s Garden again!
    Love this very cool steampunk design of yours! Never would have know it was your first. Very, very cool. And now, you’ve added Steel washers to a lot of beaders wish list! Very ingenious!

  2. gembeans
    gembeans says:

    Way cool design!

  3. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Too cute! Love it!

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    olive penguin says:

    Your design motivated me to look up what steampunk meant–that’s how interesting and cool the design looks. Great piece! I’m sure your friend will love it!

  5. Becca W
    Becca W says:

    Oh CAS – this is fab! Love the colors & design. Very very cool – I’m sure your friend will adore!

  6. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    M must love this – it is funky & gorgeous!

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    Luna Chick aka Coral says:

    Very cool!

  8. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    Cool colours, great balance, great interpretation of steam punk, I love it.

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    CAS love this necklace great job. I’m quite sure your friend will love this. Nice to see you on here!

  10. Jane MS
    Jane MS says:

    Love this. It looks very…personal. What a unique piece!

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