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after the gold rush

About this design:

Another opera length piece, this one in purely warm tones, featuring twists and turns of copper tube.


Copper tube beads, copper barbell beads, goldstone spacers, Fossil Coral lentils, twisted Sand Quartz rectangles, foil glass lentils, and big fat brushed copper rondelles.

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  1. esmithdesigns
    esmithdesigns says:

    Wonderful piece!

  2. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Wow this is beautiful! I have those copper tubes but never thought to use them like this. Gorgeous! I also love your stunning beads… I’m in bead envy. ;)

  3. A Little Pizzaz aka Judy
    A Little Pizzaz aka Judy says:

    Elegant simplicity – beautiful!

  4. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Fantastic look! How long it it take you to find the right length of tubes? It has such a nice flow to it. Also LOVING the sand quartz beads.
    Isn’t Quartz the most mystical mineral ever?

  5. doktordesigns
    doktordesigns says:

    Hi Nancy, the tubes are about an inch long. Not entirely consistent in either length or width. But I don’t mind because it adds to the random feel of it. Sand quartz are man-made in a laboratory. Not sure how mystical they are but they sure are showy! Thanks for your kind comments!

  6. doktordesigns
    doktordesigns says:

    ps/ I found those twisted quartz rectangles years ago and in both gold and blue. I had just a few left in my collection. I have not seen anything I love as much since. :-(

  7. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Fabulous! :)

  8. Laud
    Laud says:

    Marvelous! Seems both modern and ancient, a combo I like a lot.

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