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Copper and Turquoise

About this design:

I made this simple bracelet with a scrap of 12ga textured copper wire. It was formed on an oval bracelet mandrel. The loop and hook are just a continuation wire. I have quite a number of small turquoise nuggets so I chose one that fit in the loop.


12ga copper wire, 24ga copper wire, turquoise nugget

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  1. Jogi
    Jogi says:

    LRC, This is such a great piece! I love the turquoise as the focal with the wire. Great job! Gives me some ideas! Thank you!

  2. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    Very pretty!

  3. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Very pretty conversation starter!

  4. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    Really cool bracelet LRC. 12 guage should give it strength, even if it is tough to manipulate. The turquoise is elegant. It’s really special.

  5. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Love the flow of this bangle! And the classic combo of copper and turquoise.

  6. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    What a great bracelet. I agree with Fresh Baked – it has a lovely flow.

  7. kye
    kye says:

    What a great way to use a nugget. So cool!

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    bluedog says:

    I agree, like the turquoise and copper. Love the curviness too!

  9. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Sometimes simple is more powerful than we think! Really like how you wired the turquoise nugget in place within the loop–beautiful frame for it.

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