More Copper Pieces to Show You

I’m gradually adding three lines of copper jewelry:  polished and textured disk earrings and pendants in different “flavors”, 3-D flower pendants (earrings will follow), and hammered/chased Hand pendants and earrings (not quite ready yet).   These are prototypes for additional pieces and pieces in different metals.  The photos here illustrate what I’m doing and if the reception is…

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Repousse’ Hand

This is my first project – this piece made me realize that I can easily do covers for electric light     switches, etc.    What fun!   The hand is copper sheet, 24-26 gauge.

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Chasing and Repousse’ & Blog Additions

I’m hard at work learning some useful new techniques.   I see Chasing as a new route to texturing and design since I don’t own or have access to a rolling mill.   Repousse’ will add dimension and texture to pieces for an entirely new look.  Right now I’m doing pieces in copper.   I’ve also discovered some new…

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Copper Jewelry Designs

Over the summer, I started working on a series of flower designs in copper as prototypes for some planned silver pieces.   However, I think that I like the look of the copper enough to also do a series of designs in copper. My first design was a flower pendant.   I also plan to do a…

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Update – getting back to work

I’m working on some small flower shapes to cut out of copper. They will be earrings and a pendant with possible applications to other more detailed pieces. The photo shows the earlier prototype. This is mainly a forming, texturing, and shaping project. I made a prototype pendant and a pair of earrings during our RV…

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