Fortune's Wisdom Earrings
Terms of Debt Necklace
Poetry in Leaves Bracelet
Copper Nest Necklace
Capable Gypsy Hoops
These are all pieces I crafted to compliment the Belle Armoire article that I thought was coming out in January. But it's out now, so I am trying to upload them to the slevart store in between last minute Christmas shopping and wrapping!
If you would like to purchase the completed charms by themselves to create your own jewelry with, I have a few left from this batch;
*Update - these have nearly sold out but no worries, I have a HUGE batch of different sizes setting in resin now. I believe they should be listed starting the 10th.
This is a very versatile technique. With slight adjustments made to the length of the wires, you can create a myriad of pieces, all unique. The photo below shows the leaves in brass, at only 3/4" of an inch long.
I found myself trying to create poetry from all the different words, sort of like those fridge magnets. There weren't enough words that made sense though, maybe I will plan a little more carefully next time. Anyway, I like to hang them from simple hammered hoops as you can see below;
I hope by reading the article you are encouraged to try your hand at soldering shaped and hammered wires. When they are shaped free form like this, it helps you relax and enjoy the process instead of trying to obtain perfection while you are learning something new, like soldering.
Until next time!