It is cost effective to practice a project on copper wire before before working with silver but you can end up with something you really like.
These earrings are very basic and were really easy to make. I wasn’t sure about it after I made the spirals but the hammering and texturing really made a difference. Sometimes the simplest things can be come something very nice.
They’d make a nice Christmas present, don’t you think?
This is my 2nd attempt at the love knit ring in copper.
Not bad for a first try plus it fits! I already know where I want to make changes to improve to look of this ring. Ultimately, my goal is to do it in sterling silver in a heavier gauge. Question is… should I make it for me or someone else. Hmmm … decisions, decisions…
On June 6th, I thought I’d branch out and try a new craft. I took a class and ended up with this:
I most likely will rework this one and possibly make a necklace to match. But I had to take a picture for prosperities sake.
…and this past weekend I made these:
Exactly what I needed … another expensive hobby.