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If I had a hammer...

About this design:

A morning spent at the workbench with the hammer. The pendants are from very thick recycled copper electrical wire and the rounds started life as hardware store washers. My hands ache and I must admit my thumb got in the way a few times, too. However, I am pleased with the results.

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copper wire and washers, handmade sterling ear wires, glass beads, abalone, fresh water pearls

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  1. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Gorgeous pieces!!

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    JustImagine - Val says:

    I’d hammer in the morning…. :) Beautiful earrings! I hope your thumb is okay.

  3. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Cool designs!

  4. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Thanks, ladies. Don’t know about you, but my hands and nails take a beating making jewelry. Treated my self to a rare manicure yesterday. So very nice.

  5. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    These are just lovely! I’m partial to the ones in the middle,that have the Sapphire colored beads. Did the nail technician ask you what you do for a living? I’m afraid to go,after seeing my fingers under the magnifier..LOL ;)

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    Luna Chick aka Coral says:

    Very cool!

  7. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Very neat, love the texture on the copper…

  8. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Ha! The kind lady at the nail salon was too polite to say anything. And wouldn’t you know it…I’ve already nicked the polish in two places today working on some jewelry. Bummer.

  9. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Hammers and thumbs/fingers seem to have a mutual attraction. That being said your results are terrific. I especially like the copper washer sets. :)

  10. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Love them all!

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