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A Girl with a Curl on a Unicycle


About this design:

The two discs with a copper shape was another item I uncovered while organizing the chaos. They were an experiment in a type of cold connection I hadn't done since who knows when. I decided to make a pendant with it.

I did a little texturing, curled up a corner, put some crimping on the edges, added a little curl, polished it up and put it on a short section of gold chain. Then I hung it up and just looked at it. Guess you could say this is way out side the box!

Components:

copper, red brass, satin Hamilton gold chain

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  1. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    “There was a little girl who had a little curl…” This is fantastic. And so funny. Just love it.

  2. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Thanks BLE. When my son came to pick up his little dog I showed it to him and told him what it was. He looked at me like I had really gone off the tracks this time. Oh well, I was left unsupervised when I was a child. :D

  3. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    LRC – you always make me laugh.

  4. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    I like it LRC-how is it held together? Out of the box is always good. That’s where I learn the most. Besides, its in the eye of the beholder!

  5. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Thanks Robin. It is held together by little short sections of wire that are flattened on the ends. For some reason I can’t think of the correct name of the technique. Guess I need to look it up in my Funk and Wagnalls. :)

  6. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    The name is perfect! Don’t you just love what we can uncover when organizing our stash? The unending project of most serious beaders…. :)

  7. kye
    kye says:

    Finding forgotten treasure is a good reason to start organizing. You never know what inspiration you’ll find. All 3 of your posts would look great worn together. Love your work and your wonderful sense of humor! :)

  8. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Thanks again everyone. It is nice to know I’m not alone finding unexpected treasures when organizing the chaos and other stuff. :)

    Robin, the term I was searching for was rivet. All I could think of was brads…not quite the same thing.

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