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Summer Clusters

About this design:

This set is the result of me trying to think up simple and somewhat classic type pieces that have a lower overhead for me, so that I can sell them to the boutique my soon-to-be-Mother in Law works for. I used solid copper chain, wire, JumpRings, Headpins, and eyepins( on the tassel pair) as well as different shades of pink tourmaline Rondelles and AAA Grade Rose Quartz Briolettes. The round beads on the tassel pair are dye enhanced pink tourmaline, and the cones are, I believe, Tierracast. On the cluster pair of earrings, I hand forged the Earwires.


Solid Copper Wire: 18, 24, 26 gauge; Solid Copper: Chain in 2 styles,(one for the necklace, the other for the tassel earrings) Headpins, JumpRings, Eyepins, Wrapped Earwires, Toggle Clasp (I hammered it a bit for texture) Pink Tourmaline: Rondelles, Round Dye Enhanced Beads; AAA Grade Rose Quartz Briolettes in two sizes; Tierracast (?) Cones

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  1. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    I love the minimalist feel and who can go wrong with copper. Pretty little clusters. I really love the tassel earrings.

  2. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Simple and gorgeous designs. Love the placement of the toggle on the necklace. :)

  3. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


  4. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    I love the simplicity of it with your little cluster of beads! The earrings are gorgeous too!

  5. Asia
    Asia says:

    Fantastic timeless designs, good luck :D

  6. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Cannot go wrong with simple, clean designs that showcase professional finishes and quality stones.

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    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    Really beautiful when you stop to look closer! Love the simplicity, it should be wearable. Hand-forging ear wires is a great way to cut costs. Good luck!

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