Aztec Copper

I love working with copper and these are a design I came up with,..when wanting to incorporate more copper into my designs. I hammered the copper hoops and then wire wrapped the dyed Turquoise {Howlite} beads onto the hoop and also added copper beads. They are wire wrapped with Sterling Silver and then I gave everything a nice patina. I also hand fashioned the heavy duty ear wires with Sterling Silver.

Materials: copper howlite sterling silver

Techniques: wire wrapping hammering patina

Tags: copper dangles copper hoop dangle earrings

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Annah Kay ...

Stunning Cindy. 😍

Marta ...

Cindy, those are beautiful!

Terrie ...

Oh, Cindy …You’ve stolen my heart with these! LOL! I love copper, I love turquoise, and I love mixed-metals. Bam! Winner! :-)

Cindy Weingate ...

Making me blush! Thanks for all the sweet compliments! I like the chance to step away from my regular wire wrapped pendants and try thinking outside the box. And Terri,…I love working with mixed metals as well. <3

Cheryl Lojewski ...

These are absolutely fantastic!! Love copper and love turquoise with it.

Donna's trinkets, LLC ...

Absolutely gorgeous! I want them! :)

Cindy Weingate ...

If you have a paypal account Donna,…I have them available on my FB page,… T&C Lapidary Art

Madalynne Homme ...

Oh wow Cindy! Great design! Way to go!

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