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Ceramic Copper Doodles

About this design:

I've had these ceramic beads for a couple of years & apart from making a pair of earrings with them ages ago I didn't know what to do with them until........ God created copper!!

I'm trying really hard to wean myself off spirals with everything but, I don't know, it's sooo hard! :)


ceramic beads, copper wire

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  1. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Amazing, I love this!! Don’t ever quite spirals, you were born for this :)

  2. Shanti P
    Shanti P says:

    SSC, your wire work is amazing!!! I love this!

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    Dora H says:

    very pretty great & way you used wirewrapping in this creation !!

  4. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    Your spiral are “ta di fer”! Why change what your do so well…and with such pretty results! There are some of us…..uh hum….that would give our left eyebrow to make those fancy spirals!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    I totally agree with Sandra. This is fabulous! Don’t ever give up those spirals. You’ve inspired so many of us!

  6. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    Well I adore your spirals! And I am one that wishes I could do those spirals! I have actually just placed an order for the necessary wire working tools – you have inspired me to branch out!!!! Just be greatful you won’t have to listen to my bad language as I learn – LOL ;-)

  7. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    I think this is a great design! and I don’t see why you would want to leave the spirals behind. To me, it is a part of your signature style, and is so very pretty. Your wire work is an inspiration!!! :D

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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    I agree, amazing spirals. They are all so perfect, I don’t know how you do it! Gorgemous!

  9. Fashion Chick aka SC
    Fashion Chick aka SC says:

    Fantastic! Keep your signature spirals!!

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    K H says:

    I love the spirals, but I also understand the need to try something new :)

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Thanks for your lovely comments :)
    Leigh ~ have fun with your wirework & your new tools & try not to swear too much! I get more annoyed when one of my cats decides to keep me company & sit right on top of what I’m working on & look at me with his funny little furry face. Not that I’d swear at him of course!
    Spirals do tend to feature a lot in wirework in general which is probably a good thing as I do love them! :D

  12. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    I have to say I am looking forward to the stress relief of whacking the crap out of some wire! Lets just hope my fingers do not get in the way!

    Oh and luckily enough for me our cat does not appear to be interested in my beading endeavors!

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Gorgeous bracelet! Excellent use of the beads and God’s addition of copper!! :-D ;-)

    WHY change?!!! Spirals are a part of you and your art! We ALL love them and you love them so don’t stop using them! Play around with other styles if the mood strikes though. It could be fun and your creativity will continue to grow!! :-D

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Thanks Sweet Chick :)
    My new “thing” is wirewrapping using very fine wire & adding beads to wire shapes. Had a couple of practise runs so far. It’s frustrating as I really want to get stuck in but it’s finding the time ~ my day job keeps getting in the way :D

  15. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Love this item! You are good girl :-)

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Thank you Sarah :D

  17. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Spiral Chick, I love this gorgeous bracelet you’ve created! Wonderful colors and corkscrews and spirals!!! :D Please don’t ever give up your trademark spirals entirely — we love them so much! :D

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Thank you Lynn :D

  19. DragonFly Chick Eileen
    DragonFly Chick Eileen says:

    Spiral Chick, I’m relatively new to this site and I have to concur that your spirals have inspired me to try my hand at wire work and I too have started purchasing the necessary tools so I can give it a go !! I love your creations !!

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Thanks Eileen! I’m glad I’ve sparked your interest in wirework, LB will definitely have to create a category for wirework soon :D

  21. DragonFly Chick Eileen
    DragonFly Chick Eileen says:

    You most certainly have sparked my obsession……er…..interest! :) I also have an affinity for copper so that was an easy (and inexpensive…..good old Home Depot comes through again) choice for me to start with. Any suggestions or tips you have for a beginner would be greatly appreciated ! Thank you !!

  22. Kate L
    Kate L says:

    I’m a newbie to this website too, and I am so inspired by your design – I just love it! I have the worst case of “bright and shiny syndrome” and buy many pieces without having a project or design in mind – I am going through my collection tonight to see what I can cook up. Thanks for the inspiration!


  23. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Stunning color…great spirals!! Love it!! :-D

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