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Sweet Pea Pendant on Hammered Copper Neckwire

About this design:

This is a slider that I made for my copper neckwire, but it can also be worn on the black nylon omega necklace.

I started by heating and hammering a piece of 12G copper electrial wire into a ribbon, and then curled it around a Sharpie and finished the ends with pliers, and hammered and polished them smooth. The sweet pea blossom was created from two Swarvoski crystals, a pink cube and a clear round - both with AB finish. They are wrapped on a hand-made knotted headpin made from 19G copper wire.

It's just a simple litlle thing to keep me pointed toward spring!

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  1. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Katherine, what a pretty necklace you made out of copper … and love the swirling sweet pea design! SLS

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    K H says:

    Thanks Shannon – I just love my new bench block = it causes the copper wire to do such lovely things!!! :)

  3. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Pound away my friend and ain’t it fun? Terrific design and the sweet pea pendant is great. :D

  4. Pam E aka funky tulip
    Pam E aka funky tulip says:

    this is awesome, a very pretty ribbon! I LOVE hammering copper

  5. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is pretty neat, cute little pea.

  6. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Love it, KH! :D

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    Dora H says:

    so unique and beautiful, you did a marvelous job on this creation :)

  8. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    So very modern! Love it!

  9. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Katherine, what a beautiful necklace and slider! It’s so much fun having a bench block, isn’t it? I just love to hammer away! :D

  10. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    I really like the swirls on this one. Do you think we could get a picture of some of your neckwires on a neck? I’m itching to see how beautifully they lay.

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    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Super cool, K H! I love the sweet pea slider, and it looks great on your neckwire! Hammer away! :D

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