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Pink Punk

About this design:

Mixing beading and metal work. The copper is rolled in a metal crimper, given a little patina and polish. Wire wrapped some keshi pearls to it, and strung additional pearls with clear rounds. Magnetic clasp and crystal dangle.


angel pink keshi pearls Copper blank

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  1. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Seriously, I can’t take my eyeballs off this thing! 8) !! LOVE IT!!!!!

  2. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Very cool…what is a metal crimper?

  3. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I used to have a hair crimper that did that same design. Bet it wouldn’t work on metal.

  4. Asia
    Asia says:

    Very cool :D

  5. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Fab piece!

  6. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Those pearls are really great. Wonderful mix of hard and soft.

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  8. JenniferLynn
    JenniferLynn says:

    Deb, you’re so funny! I love the pink and copper and the great name.

  9. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    Deb H., no, not a hair crimper! :D

    It is a hand-held kind of ‘rolling mill’ thing I found at Michaels. It’s kind of musical, too, when you roll the metal thru it makes a ‘ping-ping’ sound!

    Thanks everyone for the nice words! (Becky, you crack me up with the eyeballs comment!)

  10. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Totally inspired, Cindy ! Never would have thought of wrapping the keishi on the copper in the “opposite” direction. This is definitely both pink and punk !

  11. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Awesome work :) )

  12. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    I love this… I don’t like pink, but I will give it up for this piece! The crimper and the contrast in textures is FAB!!!

  13. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Very pretty. Is that your sketch pad underneath? :)

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