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« on: August 01, 2007 09:20:16 PM »

Hey guys!  OK, so, Sweets4ever asked me to make her wedding jewelry for her (Yay!) and showed me this inspiration piece:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=5539373

She asked that it be very close to the original with a few alterations, namely smooth garnets instead of faceted, and grey pearls.  Plus she wanted matching earrings.  This is what I came up with.  It's made of hand-wrought sterling silver links of 16 gauge wire, 16 gauge jump rings and the garnets are wound on with 24 gauge sterling.  The garnets and pearls are natural, too.  The matching earrings have customized french hooks (namely, I took off the little sterling bead and replaced it with a garnet).  And excuse the quality of the photo on the earrings, please.  I know it sucks, but you can see what they look like, at least, and with everything else going on I didn't have time to get a better one.  In a few days I'll try to post one that isn't blurry and blech.


Bigger picture:  http://star.walagata.com/w/lothruin/jeandone1.jpg



Sweets likes them, I think.  Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2007 09:26:19 PM »

Those are absolutely beautiful! I think between all of us, the entirety of Craftster.org has furnished sweets wedding! Wink its a good thing we love her, I guess Cheesy

Seriously, though - its better (ssssh!) than the original. Absolutely stunning
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« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2007 09:26:39 PM »

So beautiful. You are amazing.
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« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2007 09:30:12 PM »

*squeeeel*  Sweets is beyond happy!!

It's GORGEOUS!  I cannot believe how awesome it is.

Truth be told, when I showed her the inspiration piece, it was one of those, "Woah!  Wouldn't it be awesome if you could do something like this??"  I had no idea this woman could seriously produce THIS!  I always pick out these crazy dream pieces.  Who would have thought she'd make a piece of my dream! *hugs*  I was knocked off my feet when she first showed me the photo and I know I'm going to cry when I get it. Cheesy

It's going to look perrrrfect with my dress.  *happy sigh*
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« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2007 09:30:51 PM »

Those are absolutely beautiful! I think between all of us, the entirety of Craftster.org has furnished sweets wedding! Wink its a good thing we love her, I guess Cheesy

Ha ha!  You aren't kidding... you guys are the best. 
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« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2007 06:28:24 AM »

that is gorgeous!! 
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« Reply #6 on: August 02, 2007 06:40:20 AM »

Beautiful!!
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« Reply #7 on: August 02, 2007 07:40:05 PM »

awsome,i wish i could make cool wire pieces like that
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« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2007 08:48:24 AM »

That's beautiful! I love the swirly effect and the shape and colors of the pearls too.
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« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2007 09:27:14 AM »

I'm so excited... Grin 
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