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An Unusual Pair


About this design:

So there I was.... trying to organize my chaos when I came across a scrap of copper that had been fan folded. So much for organizing the chaos. Time to figure out what to do with the folded copper. I cut and crimped the copper a bit more then cut two sort-of-triangles, textured two red brass discs, hung them from some silver chain, put it all together with niobium ear wires and taa-daaa, an unusual pair of ear rings. The folding doesn't show up too well in the photos but they are a fun pair of ear rings.

Components:

folded sheet copper, red brass discs, silver plate chain, niobium ear wires

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  1. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    They look like a fun pair of earrings…my kind of different!! I admire your metal working skills, something I never acquired.

  2. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Wow. These are so pretty. How did you texture the discs? The combination of metals look great together.

  3. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Thanks for the compliments. I haven’t seen them on anyone yet but as light as they are they should have a lot of movement.

  4. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Flash and movement! Just what you’d want in a great pair of earrings. Love the mix of metals, Nancy!

  5. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    I love the look of different metals too! These are so pretty-Id wear them with the necklace you made.

  6. kye
    kye says:

    Very cool mix of metals and geometry.

  7. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Very nice! The mix of metal color & motion from the dangling discs is great. Love the folded triangles and how the chain sets inside the bend. :)

  8. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Thanks for all of the comments. It’s nice to know I haven’t gone to crazy with the design.

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