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Celtic horse pendant

About this design:

This one was just a bit of fun because of my obsession with horses and my Celtic blood!
I think it's quite cute though! Next time I would probably use a thicker gauge wire for the hammered pendant though to give it more structure and strength.


18 gauge wire ( for the hammered horse shape ) Chinese turquoise chips ( for the mane ) one swarovski crystal rondelle 2mm (for the horses eye. ) 24 gauge silver wire ( for the wire wrapping ) 3mm tan leather cord 1.5mm waxed blue cord 2 crimps 1 antique silver lobster clasp

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  1. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    What a clever idea! Love it.
    I especially like how you have twisted the cords on one side, and kept them separate on the other, plus how the wraps of the blue cord and the turquoise chips in the mine eco each other.
    Nice work!

  2. Ginger Gem Crafts Kerry
    Ginger Gem Crafts Kerry says:

    Thank you! I am glad you like the cord. I was gonna twist both sides but then looked at it and thought, ‘hey, that looks cool as it is! I’m getting more adventurous! :)

  3. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    What a creative pendant! Love how you did the mane! Is it heavy enough to hang correctly? The cord was a great choice as it doesn’t overwhelm the horse.

  4. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    What a unique piece. I agree with regards to the cords. Very nice!

  5. Ginger Gem Crafts Kerry
    Ginger Gem Crafts Kerry says:

    It does hang ok but I would prefer to use a thicker gauge and heavier wire next time but I am happy with the look of it and enjoyed hammering! I’m thinking I need to do more animals now..maybe cats next. I do love cats! :)

  6. Sonja J
    Sonja J says:

    All of your pieces are lovely, and this is no exception! Very unique and well-shaped. =^__^=

  7. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Look great to me!

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