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« on: August 03, 2007 06:33:58 AM »

I made this bracelet using 20 gauge silver wire and a jig. Since the wire flowers were a bit uneven, I decided to use amethyst chips instead of perfect little round amethyst beads in keeping with the naive look. I hammered each of the flowers before connecting them with jump rings. Unfortunately, between hammering and trying to flatten the wire with pliers, I managed to break more than one of the amethyst centres.

                        
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« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2007 06:35:50 AM »

It looks so delicate.  How long did it take you to make?
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« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2007 06:39:51 AM »

It probably took about 3 hours - longer than it should have, but it was my first time using a jig and having to replace the amethyst chips every time I smashed one with the hammer didn't help either.
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