Satin Ribbon is an elegant base for a collection of vintage buttons.
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This post may contain links to Amazon or other partners. Your purchases via these links may benefit Create Whimsy. Read more about our affiliate linking policy. Choose a narrow cord — leather, hemp, silk or cotton — and string on a row of coordinating buttons to make this Cord and Button Bracelet. I like the way Hope Studios has mixed 2-hole and 4-hole buttons in this project.
It would be fun made extra-long as a double or triple wrap bracelet. And I think I have enough buttons…. Little Musings provides lots of creative options for combining buttons in this Stacked Button Necklace. Chain and jump rings combined with a fun button collection make fun jewelry! This would be pretty in neutrals and earth tones, too.
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Most of my pieces are placed on a copper chain, and I order my copper from Rio Grande , in New Mexico. Fomich also offers another line of copper nature jewelry where she collects leaves and insect wings and presses them into copper sheets to create new pieces of jewelry for earrings and necklaces. I tell my customers to take care of this special jewelry by using a jewelry polishing cloth on occasion to return the piece to its original shine.
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Never dip it in chemicals. Many people purchase copper jewelry for its medicinal purposes, because it touches the skin and transfers the copper onto the skin. In fact, many companies now insert copper into their skin creams. In fact, she's going to demonstrate the whole electroforming process step-by-step, so the public will have more of an understanding of electroforming and what's involved.
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Brooke Spehar , owner of Oregon Jewelry , in Eugene, Oregon, also offers a wonderful selection of bronze, copper and silver jewelry that anyone would be proud to wear on their arm, around their neck, on their fingers or even in their hair. Spehar, who actually has a history degree from the University of Oregon , is a second-generation metal jewelry artist.
His parents, Gary and Marti Spehar, began creating and selling their pieces at craft markets around the Northwest more than thirty years ago and Brooke has continued the artist trade.
He's been working with metals since he was very young, so it became second nature to him. By age sixteen, I was creating my own styles and showing at craft shows along the West Coast. I create copper, bronze and silver barrettes, bracelets, earrings, hair-sticks and ornaments.
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In fact, one of our ornaments is encased in glass at the Smithsonian , in Washington, D. The one that I offer is beautiful and many people don't put it away after the holidays, they keep it on a windowsill, or in a special place where they can enjoy it all year.
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I enjoy using copper because it's challenging, which I like, and an extremely nice color to add or mix with other alloys. Almost all of my pieces are made with copper or at least have some type of copper accents and all are lead free.
Spehar uses sheets of scrap copper that he recycles from a recycling spot in town and uses metal forming tools to obtain the correct shape. He and his family have their own techniques of creating these spectacular pieces which date back 35 years. Spehar's jewelry and accessories are constructed from bronze, copper, and nickel silver.
He designed a hair barrette with solid copper, and others from solid bronze and nickel silver. Most of his jewelry, he states, has all three materials mixed with it.
For those romantic souls searching for something different this year, he offers magnificent hair combs that are one-of-a-kind, and popular for all occasions. Another gorgeous hair comb - that any woman would be proud to wear in her hair - is a solid nickel silver hair comb with copper and bronze accents. It works like a barrette and is 1. To create his elegant earrings Spehar begins with pattern sheet metal in bronze or copper. The earrings, which are perfect for any occasion and make quite a statement, are actually solid copper with a plating of sterling silver over it, which provides a copper patina look.
The French ear wires are constructed of hypoallergenic surgical steel. His copper and nickel silver round earrings are actually, according to Spehar, a "hoop within a hoop. His teardrop earrings feature handcrafted lampwork beads within a circle in the center of the teardrop, featuring his own handcrafted center bead.
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