Summer Jewelry Challenge Project #5

Here it is - project #5: "Wrapped Beads Necklace" from Deryn Mentocks Summer Jewelry Challenge. For the base of the pendant, I used an old leafy copper brooch I found while "junking" in a thrift store a couple of years ago. I took off the pin backing, and flattened and heat-treated it and then formed it into the pod shape. I added natural looking red, yellow, turquoise, silver and copper beads for color, and wrapped it all up with copper wire.

I'm having fun learning these new techniques! This challenge is motivating me to figure out how to make each of these pieces my own while still completing the processes described for each piece.

On to the next piece!

Fanciful Expressions said...

I love, love, love all your projects for Deryn's challenge. It is so much fun seeing what everyone is posting. Thanks for your wonderful compliments on my blog. I really appreciate it coming from such talent.
Keep up your beautiful work.


diane cook said...

Look at you! This is beautiful~you did a great job.

Deryn Mentock said...

Lovely, lovely work. Wasn't this one fun?

Deborah Truesdell said...


Look at you go girl!! Love what you did with this project, it feels very warm and inviting to wear! I can't wait to finish posting this comment to go see the other projects you have already completed ahead of the rest of us!!