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About this design:

My brother made a resin pendant from shop scraps;I asked if I could wrap it; he gave it to me;I set it to the side for later(day or 2 ago).
Tonight I was gonna play a video-game, but decided I should clean my work-table off first. I moved the pendant, there were only a few pieces left to cut for a side project so I cut those;cleaned the table;looked at the pendant and decided the wire color; put it back on the table and sketched the design; went to put it away and instead pulled tools and wire out.Hmm,yep. (Sorry for the novel)

Components:

Resin and walnut pendant, Parawire: 22g bright copper(natural), 22g antique copper, 22g half-round antique copper

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    Fresh Baked says:

    What a talented brother you have and he’s so lucky to be able team up with you!….The delicate wire work frames this piece beautifully!

  2. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    You do such beautiful work. I love the resin pendant. The wrapping design is so delicate and fancy. And I enjoy the story behind how a piece comes into existence. The novel adds to the enjoyment.

  3. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    Ditto, well said! This piece is gorgeous!

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    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Stingray – This is such a lovely pendant. How big is it?
    Love the idea of resin and wood. Beautiful work front and back.

  5. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    What a delightful hand-made pendant–I can’t believe your brother made it from scraps! The tortoise effect of the resin with the wood is great. Your wrapping adds to it’s beauty for a wonderful focal element. If you decide to create a necklace with it–please post!!

  6. Stingray
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  7. Stingray
    Stingray says:

    The rest of the comment didn’t post.
    BLE- about 2.5″tall × 1.2″wide
    CC- if we don’t sell it through the shop I probably will bead it. I’ll try to post if I do.

  8. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    I love how well the walnut piece’s graining shines through the resin! I love looking at the graining on wood pieces. The whole pendant is wonderful and would be fun to wear. It sounds like your family is crafty like my family was.

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    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thanks Stingray – That’s a nice size.

  10. kye
    kye says:

    Oh wow! This is so cool! Your wrapping is amazing. Have you decided how you want to finish it?

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    Melody F says:

    Unique! Your wrapping is so graceful, and it really shows off the pendant, which is beautiful.

  12. Stingray
    Stingray says:

    Kye- I keep thinking of the tortoise Czech glass.

  13. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Tortoise Czech glass is exactly what came to my mind! I found a large bag of it hiding in the back of my beading desk drawer last week and wondered what to create with all those beads. They would make a wonderful match to your pendant. :)

  14. Beauty Sought Khristin
    Beauty Sought Khristin says:

    This is very pretty! I’ve often admired the resin and wood pendants. Your delicate wirework is a wonderful treatment of it. Will you put it on a necklace?

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