Wild About Wire

One of the copper earrings

I just love intricate wire jewelry. It’s so lacy and exotic. To me it always has an air of the ancient about it, very Byzantine, Greco-Roman or even sometimes Egyptian. And what a great

The two together, with a lovely assortment of stones

way to showcase gorgeous gemstone beads!

With silver being so expensive I’m doing some dabbling in copper too. I think copper is gorgeous, warm, earthy and very easy to work with. Copper will be gorgeous paired with springtime fashions and sunkissed complexions.

Of course I plan on making silver versions of some of my creations. And even gold if requested!

Here’s a picture of a pair of copper wire-work filigree earrings I made over the weekend. The stones are chalcedony, amethyst, purple quartz, iolite and hematite.

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