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Offline Nárrína

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Copper wire-work pendant experiment
« on: April 12, 2012, 12:44:37 PM »
These pendants are a bit of an experiment.  Last year, I took apart some copper wire-work candle holders I'd made, but no longer needed and started experimenting with the wire. After reforming the wire pieces into pendants I let them sit inside a window for almost a year letting them be exposed to the sun, rain, and snow to try and oxidized them as dark as possible.  Some are still in the window, but I've finished off four of these pendants by using fine grit abrasive paper (8,000 grit) to remove some of the oxidation and then spray coated the pendants with Fixative spray so the pieces would keep the two-tone affect and not re-oxidize.

Pendant 1:


Pendant 2:


Pendant 3:


Pendant 4:


I still have 6 more to finish.

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Re: Copper wire-work pendant experiment
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2012, 12:50:57 PM »
Saw these in the shop, they're very cool!



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Re: Copper wire-work pendant experiment
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2012, 12:07:30 PM »
I like them very much! I've made similar ones to sell in my B&M store. I have to keep the copper nice and shiny-people here don't seem the like the oxidized metals so much.