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Collage Series "Garden"

About this design:

This piece is made with antique copper necklace blank with collage of leaves, flower,a heart and handpainted river grsses. Has a black chain to bring out the painting and a lobster claw clasp. Sealed with Triple Thick.


Copper necklace blank, metal stamping of leaves, filigree pieces, crystal flower,sharpie black for paint, black chain,lobster claw clasp,Triple Thick Sealer.

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

    So unique and pretty; love this idea.

  2. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Neat! Love that crystal flower. How did you attach them all together?

  3. RosaLee J
    RosaLee J says:

    Gail, I use E6000 for adhearing the pieces to the curved necklace blank.

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Love it….very pretty, and its a great design!

  5. Asia
    Asia says:

    Lovely interpretation of the garden :D

  6. S Clifton
    S Clifton says:

    Rosa , you have inspired me to work on a piece like this , don’t know how it is going to turn our so far I have painted the blank plate in yellow and orange and I have an insect from the vintaj collection to stick onto it. But I don’t know which direction to go to next so I will take my time with this one and wait for inspriation and patience but I love your collage pieces really unique.

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    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    Beautiful and unique! What I love about this site is all the wonderful ways one sees to “build” or compose jewelry, — this is a great example!

  8. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    I love your collage! I was looking for rivets or wiring at first, but then I see that you used E6000. Did you cut the copper blank? The painting is stunning.

  9. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Wow such a beauty

  10. RosaLee J
    RosaLee J says:

    Cindy, the curved copper necklace blank is available online. Email me at and I will send you the link to the place that sells them.

  11. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Another beautiful piece!

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