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Late Summer

About this design:

Late summer evokes feelings of comfort, quiet and calm. Flowers have fully bloomed, hanging on to their petals for the last few weeks of sunshine; everything is blanketed in shades of green. Sitting in the shade, napping in a hammock, the world continues on without you for a sweet, small slice of time.
For this necklace, I made a focal from etched copper sheet, creating a bezel that I colored with Vintaj’s new metal patinas and filled with ICE resin. I made the chain using copper wire and various Czech glass beads, and wrapped them with dark annealed wire after antiquing and tumbling them. Once the chain was put together, I added many charms made from Czech baby bellflower beads and other Czech glass beads.

The result is a long, beautiful ode to Late Summer.


copper sheet, Czech glass beads, Vintaj patinas, ICE Resin, copper wire, dark annealed wire

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  1. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I really, really like this!!

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    JC Hamm says:

    Beautiful,love the pendant!! :)

  3. Retro By Design
    Retro By Design says:

    Love this design. Did you make the pendant? It is beautiful!!!

  4. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    WOW! This is absolutely gorgeous! 8O

  5. Miss Molly
    Miss Molly says:

    Thanks so much everyone! I made the pendant from scratch: etched the copper sheet, colored the flowers with Vintaj patinas, soldered the bezel wire & filled it with resin. :)

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    N radon says:

    WOW! Truely a summer treasure you have made here.

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    Janet Miriam says:

    Absolutely love this piece! The pendant is amazing!! I love all the components, colors and wire wrapping!

    I just checked out your website, and favorited it! :)

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