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Almost a Disaster

About this design:

I had this piece in mind however, I needed to solder the pin to the copper and I am not real good at soldering!
I got it too hot and it started to melt.
I have big wrists and to get it to fit over my hand, I ended up with the bangle too big. is still pretty and I will wear it.


Vintage pin, copper tubing, silver wire 16 gauge.

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  1. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Julz this is gorgeous!! I am not good with soldering either, that’s why I wire wrap mine on!LOL!

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    shimmer chick says:

    i love, love, LOVE this!!!!

  3. Celticcrossing
    Celticcrossing says:

    I really like it! Nicely done. I haven’t done alot of soldering yet, so my hats off to you for doing it!♥

  4. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Wow! This is fabulous! Great work! ;)

  5. JulzJewlz
    JulzJewlz says:

    Awe Geez! **kicks the dirt with her foot**
    Thanks ladies! I really want to be able to solder well. I have learned a lot from Cool Tools. It’s practice, practice, practice.

    I’m not sure how I would have wire wrapped this without the wire showing. It had one of those pins like the collectible pins.

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Wow, this is stunning, beautiful design!

  7. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    Wow! What a great idea. :)

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    Dora H says:

    wowee this cuff is a showstopper for sure :)

  9. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    This really is beautiful!!! SLS

  10. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    This is beautiful Julz. I really like it.!

  11. JulzJewlz
    JulzJewlz says:

    Thanks ladies!! with this almost bing a disaster it’s nice to hear such nice compliments!

  12. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Nice save! Looks great!

  13. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is really neat, and a nice way to use other parts of jewelry.

  14. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Soldering really is about practice- so dont get discouraged. The resulting piece is very cool! I am liking how you have the copper tubing in this one as well! ;) I really need to dig out that darn tubing….

  15. karen blasdel
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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Fabulous bracelet! I’m not ready to try soldering yet. I really admire your efforts!

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    Copper Penny says:

    This is very pretty, love what you have done.

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