I’m still on that metalwork kick with jewelry making. Maybe it’s here to stay, I’m loving it so much. Still I don’t want to loose whatever wire work skills I possess (and I have a lot more to learn) so I did a little of that on this necklace. I used copper wire and faceted smokey quartz beads.
I have to admit, the heart is my favorite part of this piece.
This cuff sort of developed on its’ own. It was different in my head. I cut two layers of copper from sheet, etched one, hammered the other and riveted them together. I scalloped the ends and added a commercial toggle clasp.
This pendant was made by hand cutting three hearts from brass sheet and nesting them together. I made a copper bail and riveted all the metal pieces together (that’s five metal pieces!). I later put the pendant on a silver chain for even more of a mixed metal look.
My head is filled with more ideas – more metal components for earrings, more pendants and cuffs, oh my!