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« on: August 09, 2010 11:29:58 AM »

I just had to share - I made this for my partner in the FOC Wist Swap.  Everything is handmade, and started out as sterling silver sheet and wire.  I even made the chain!  The entire project took about 15 hours, especially since I am new to metalsmithing.  Smiley  c/c welcome, as always.

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Closeup of the birds:
(The necklace does not have a traditional clasp.  Instead, the chain hooks into the curved end of the branch.)



Closeup of the earrings:



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Let me know what you think.  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2010 11:41:58 AM »

I LOVE this!  The necklace is wonderful!
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« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2010 12:00:40 PM »

The necklace and the birds are so beautiful, awesome work! Wisted.
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« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2010 12:39:51 PM »

Really lovely!
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« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2010 01:08:46 PM »

After hitting "This Rocks", I "ran" straight over and wisted this.  Beautiful and fun.... and I want it!
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« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2010 02:49:20 PM »

these are beautiful!!!  i love the necklace!!!
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« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2010 08:24:28 PM »

I said it on the other thread, but I'll say it again - gorgeous!
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« Reply #7 on: August 09, 2010 10:21:18 PM »

Thanks so very much ladies.  You've made my night a whole lot better.   Kiss
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« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2010 06:01:21 AM »

Beautiful! I want to learn metal smithing and this may just be my inspiration to finally do it! good job
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