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Copper Earrings and Necklace

Oh I got into a copper frenzy here. We had an intern at work and she left for home a few days ago so I made her a necklace and matching earrings. Well it was more the other way round really, I made the earrings first and then the necklace while I was in the swing of it.

I found the earrings in the interweave (I think) book 101 Wire Earrings. I really like that book by the way. I like most of the designs and I think it is great for ideas and inspiration. Sometimes I think I do regret a little that I have my ear holes stretched. Maybe I should just see if they in smaller again if I let them. Anyway. The earrings are very easy, just a little bit hammering here and there, some beads and more hammering.

I found inspiration for the necklace in Linda Jones’ book The Complete Guide to Wire and Beaded Jewellery. I only replaced their dangly¬† bits with my earring dangly bits and finished. Quite easy really, and I love how they all look.

copper bracelet and earrings

Copper Earrings and Necklace

Got another photo that shows the necklace better, altho it is a little shiny:

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