Sunday, February 3, 2013

Making Lace Charms

This is what the charms look like after being trimmed to fit the glass, and then wrapped in copper tape.  I wanted to make a nice variety, so there is a range of colors, lace types, and charm sizes to choose from.

And here are the finished charms (click to view larger):
I've written to the winner, Laurie, and wanted to post the picture here, in case it would be clearer for her to view on the blog.

I wonder which one she'll choose??

19 comments:

  1. Very Lovely!!! I have the bird box charm you made. LOVE it!!! I get compliments on it all the time :):)

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    1. Thanks, Sandie! So glad you love it. I have another one like it, with those tiny little enameled flowers and nest, in my etsy shop right now.

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  2. These are gorgeous and so clever!

    Nice job.

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    1. Thanks, Stasa Lynn. So glad you stopped by!

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  3. I love 1,2, and 3! However, they are all beautiful!! Great job!

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  4. Very lovely lace pendants. I am sure they will be treasured. Hugs Judy

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  5. They are lovely and she is one lucky lady. Did you just add extra sauder to form the dots? I do some stained glass work every now and then but nothing as clean or gorgious as this.

    Great prize
    Hugs
    Caroline

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    1. Hi Caroline,
      Thanks so much! Yes, after the whole piece is soldered smoothly, I go back in and add little extra daubs of solder to get this effect.

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  6. I like the way you add the little dots of solder around the edges. I played around with soldering for a while and have to say it is even harder than it looks - at least for me!
    #3 looks like it is made using that coronation cord technique I blogged about the other day.

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  7. Will be hard for the lucky winner to choose, each one is lovely.
    Thanks for stopping by my special valentine post.
    Have a wonderful week.
    Michele

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  8. These ROCK - I am so excited...choosing one from this grouping was incredibly hard...beautiful work on all 5! Happy Tuesday - thank you again! XOXO Tanya

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    1. You're welcome!! Charm #5 is on its way to you :-)

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  9. Any charm that is chosen is lovely! Congratulations to your winners.

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