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Earrings for a birthday

9 Jan

I recently made this pair of earrings for a friend’s birthday. I really like this style and I may think to make a whole collection out of it…. 

Again, this is hammered brass, which this time I decorated piercing some holes, with cultivated pearls.

I also made good use (or at least I think so), of the brand new stamp I recently carved. I’m quite proud of the whole thing. 😄

Earrings for the new year

2 Jan

Here is a brand new pair of earrings I made for the new year.

 I hammered flat some brass wire, then I made two holes with my cute little hand-drill and added some small iolite rondelles.

I like my earrings light with simple lines and these are just perfect for me.

A Christmas necklace

20 Dec

For this Christmas I have been asked, by my longtime friend and only recurring customer Simona, to make a necklace that she’ll give as a gift.

I searched the web for some inspiration and, in accordance with my friend, I came up with this one….

Brass and turquoise crystals are the raw material.

Not a choker, not a long necklace.

Sunday earrings

9 Nov

I have been thinking for a while to make these earrings and finally yesterday I scraped together all my energies (Autumn is always such a difficult time of the year for me that I have some bear helix in my DNA) and here they are.
They are made of hammered wire and some coloured jade beads. Very easy. I think I might make a bracelet or a necklace to match with them….

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Bracelet for two

22 Jan

I made this bracelet for my friend Paola’s daughter, Marta, for Christmas, but by magic it ended up un Paola’s wrist!

I used Corean jade cubic beads and double elastic thread. To cover the knots I used some pink wire.

Corean jade and steel flowers

Corean jade and steel flowers

jade and flower bracelet 2

Cubic Corean jade bracelet

A birthday gift

31 Jul

Here is the necklace I made for my friend Paola’s birthday. Since she expressed her admiration for this necklace here, I decided to make one especially for her. I didn’t have enough blue glass beads so I used green glass beads of the same shape instead.

Copper and green beads necklace

Copper and green beads necklace

 

Details

Details

Good marks bracelet

20 Jun

Here is a brass wire bracelet I made for Marta, Paola‘s daughter: she’s has been very good at school this year  too so I thought she deserved a little gift. 😉

Marta's wire bracelet

Marta’s wire bracelet

Marta's wire bracelet

Marta’s wire bracelet

A gift

19 Jun

I made this necklace, which is a variation of this one here, as a gift for a friend’s birthday. It is made with hammered copper wire and glass beads…

simona necklace

Necklace for a birthday…

simona necklace 1

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Blue glass

7 Jun

Here’s a new necklace I made with some copper wire and light blue glass beads. I really like the contrast among the two colours.
I hammered and shaped the copper wire and added the beads. Very simple!

Copper and light blue glass beads necklace

Copper and light blue glass beads necklace

Detail

Detail

Another ring

23 Apr

Here is another ring I made in the past days. I used some copper wire and what I think is a faceted hematite squared bead. But I’m not sure about this… I mean, I’m not sure whether it is an hematite stone or what….

Anyway, I think the result is nice but I still have to improve my skills….

copper ring

copper ring

copper ring

copper ring

copper ring

copper ring

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