10/15/09

Happy Birthday Mom!

Mom, who turned 69 this week, asked if I would make jewery for her birthday gift this year.  Of course I said yes - I was so excited to make it for her! 

Then I started working on the piece, and...well...I just wasn't loving it.  I had an idea in my head of what I wanted, but was having a hard time making the jump from the idea in my head into reality.

So I've been working for more than a week to get it right, and (finally!) I am really happy with the results.  Mom asked for something she could wear with either brown or black, and she loves wearing silver. 

So, without further ado, here is her gift:




Discs made from etched and patinaed copper and an antique tin I had are riveted to reticulated and patinaed sterling silver sheet, giving a decidedly modern look to the set.





HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOM!!!  I love you!

:-)

11 comments:

Narrative jewelry said...

What a gorgeous birthday gift you have done, so original, with beautiful colors and so inventive links, great pieces. I hope she will apreciate (sure i am...). A happy birthday to your Mom from France.

xox

Tami Roth said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MOLLY'S MOM!!!! Hope your day is very special!!! and WOWSER, look at your daughter's talent going at it again!!! Just beautiful, Molly and she will be proud to wear your special pieces :)
Hugs to you,
Tami

diane said...

Oh Molly! I love, love, love all the wonderful details you added to these pieces for your Mom. She is going to love it, and will wear it with great pride and joy~I'm sure. Happy Birthday Molly's Mom =)
xoxox
p.s. just saw your new profile picture~i love it!

Fanciful Expressions said...

Happy Birthday to your Mom!!!! Molly, you've outdone yourself again with those gorgeous pieces. I'll bet your Mom is going to flip over them. I sure love them. You have such great talent.

Hugs,
Carolyn

Stephani Gorman said...

Hi Molly, Happy Birthday to your mom!!! Hope you live close enough to see your mom sporting her new set of jewelry! They are awesome! Hugs, Stephani

Beth Bricker said...

Wow! This set is awesome. I'm envious of your talent. Your Mom should just love this.
Beth

Anonymous said...

Molly's Mom just received the most gorgeous gifts from her beautiful, talented daughter! I LOVE THEM! Molly's Dad may have to take her out just so she can show them off!! Molly - Thank you so much! Your creativity asounds and amazes me! How blessed I am to be your mom. Thank you so much, Baby, and I love you - - from the bottom of my heart! Hugs - Mom
P.S. Thanks for all the lovely birthday wishes from Molly's friends! XOXOXOXOX

Jan (J.T.) Thomason said...

YOU ARE SIMPLY AMAZING!!!
Every time I turn around you've made something even more incredible than the last piece i've seen! I'm not kidding.
Girl, you rock! You totally rock!!

I have a BFF that rocks.
I'm so proud.
LOL

Cindy said...

Molly,
The gift to your Mom was so incredible...what a one of a kind gift filled with your love and talent. Sounds like your Mom sure loved it too!!!

Tina said...

Hi Molly, Jan T pointed me your way! Love your jewelry! I'm now a follower :)
tina

Deborah Truesdell said...

Molly,

I love this bracelet! What an outstanding example of your talent and creativity! Lucky mom!!

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