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Out of Old Copper

About this design:

Found a piece of copper that I'd forgotten I had. Started cutting and playing with it, and these pendants resulted. Great Fun!


Sheet of copper, round nose pliers, aqua patina, strand crazy lace agate.

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  1. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Funky cool.

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

    Love the shapes, the copper and color combo -Funky cool indeed!

  3. Asia
    Asia says:

    Me 3 :D

  4. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Lovely!! We had to redo some pipes in our kitchen and I grabbed the old copper pipes before they were tossed. I am still planning my attack. :) Thanks for the inspiration!!

  5. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    That really appeals to me! Cool eclectic pieces!

  6. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    I love this! Your work on the focal piece is fantastic! Just gorgeous!

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    I love copper, and these are awesome. I love the free-form look of them…great design!

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    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    Seem to have been such fun to make, and the result is so original and inspiring! Yeah, and pretty too!

  9. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I’m extremely impressed with your MacGyver skills!! Very cool looking pendants.

  10. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Cool! They remind me of oak leaves.

  11. daisymae
    daisymae says:

    These are FABULOUS! I love the organic shapes of the pendants. They are awesome. The colors you chose work so well! :D

  12. Beading Hippie  Shawn
    Beading Hippie Shawn says:

    Thanks everyone! You are the most complimentive and kind group of beaders anywhere!

  13. Sonja J
    Sonja J says:

    Very cool! I also love how organic they look- and the color is perfect! I can’t wait until my copper sheet arrives in the mail now, you’ve really inspired me to play with it! =^___^=

  14. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Looks so nice with the crazy lace.

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