Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Today I am blogging from the terminal at the Detroit airport. I have a 4 hour layover until my flight to Denver. (Long story -I missed my connection so I'm stuck for a while. Thank goodness for laptops and WiFi.) It's a quick business trip this time - I'll be back home in a couple of days.

Over the weekend I did a lot of creating and taking pics. I was hoping that I wouldn't break my streak of posting a new design every single day for 30 days.

So here is my day 7 design, a jade and copper pendant:

This pendant started out as a practice piece that I did a while ago. I wanted to create a bracelet with sterling silver wire-wrapped beads. But of course I didn't want to waste silver, so I practiced with copper first. So what you see above is my first attempt at this type of wirework. These 2 beads went into my box of unfinished work and had been there for a couple months.

I pulled it out this weekend and decided that it would work well on its own as a pendant.

The copper, which has darkened on its own, really contrasts well with the jade, which is a creamy light green.


  1. idyll hands said...
    You already know I love copper! I'm hoping the rest of Etsy does as well as your pendant is superb!
    Unknown said...
    Slow down, lady! Your "Design a Day" project is making me feel quite inadequate!

    You're pulling together some gorgeous pieces, though.

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