Showing posts from August 15, 2011

Get ready for those fall fashions!

Just in time for fall, I've created this completely handmade set of pure copper leaves, pearls, spirals and some silver.
The chain is made from little spiral links all formed by hand and connected together.
The focal piece is a copper cone; which is hand stamped with designs all the way around, and is "sewn" or wire weaved in front for a closure. The cone is stuffed full of fall colored freshwater pearls and embellished with sterling silver and copper spirals.

I made matching earrings with copper leaves that I hand cut from sheet metal and formed to texture. Again, I used mixed metals, adding spiral curls and sterling ear wires.

I think the bracelet is my favorite. It's completely handmade; that's everything but the pearls!

Hand cut and formed leaves, my own copper hammered toggle clasp, moe pearls, and more spiral charms. Again, working with mixed metals, I made some silver discs in different textures to add more visual interest. It's a nice light weight …