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    Handmade Jewelry,  Tutorials

    How to Make an Eye Pendant

    In this post I will show you how to make an ORB. It is basically a cabochon eye, wrapped with wire and made it in a pendant. This is our finished piece of jewelry. What you need: – 24 gauge artistic wire (silver color copper wire) – 2″ bangle or any other already made circular frame – flush cutter and a set of pliers – eye cabochon from any craft store Step 1 – Cut 8 pieces of wire, 24″ long and fold them in half. Step 2 – Attach the wires to the bangle, using 3 loops, as shown. Try to place them symmetrically. You will have 16 pieces…

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    Wire Art

    Wire Art – Rasta Woman Wall Decor

    When I lived in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, I was surrounded by beautiful people with long dreadlocks. Most of them were practicing Rastafarianism, which is a strong religion in the Caribbean. I made a lot of friends and of course I got inspired by them. This wall decor is my interpretation of Dorothy, a beautiful, witty and very courageous women, whom I had the pleasure to meet there. Dimensions 18″x22″. I used galvanized wire and a few wooden beads, to emphasize the Rastafarian liberation colors. I started with a frame, again free form, I never draw anything on the paper! I let the wire talk to me 🙂 Then…

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    Wire Art

    Wire Art – Lionfish

    I’ve been asked recently about my Lionfish Mobile Ornament source of inspiration.   Here is the story: Lionfish is a destructive fish. It has poisonous fins, it hurts badly if it stings, it eats other fish and their eggs, especially lobster eggs, so it is a threat for the environment if spread out of control. I once saw one Lionfish caught in a fisherman’s net in St. Thomas, USVI. I did not have a camera handy to take pics. But my brain certainly photographed the creature. It was as big as my fist, with long, beautiful, colorful fins. It was moving like crazy. My feelings were so strong, I was…

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    Wire Art

    Wire Art – Goldie – Fish Wire Sculpture 3D

    I love being by the ocean, therefore marine life is a big inspiration for me. This is the largest golden fish I made. Obviously, she is a girl, and I named her Goldie. She is approx. 24″ long, fully three dimensional. At this moment she is displayed in a private medical office specialized in hearing aids. This is where Goldie’s new owner works. I am very happy that people with hearing problems can admire her and, maybe Goldie can fulfill their wishes… besides all, that’s what a gold fish is supposed to do. Please look closer… she is made with steel wire and lots of aquamarine quartz crystals adorn her.…

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    Handmade Jewelry,  Seaglass,  Tutorials

    Tutorial – Sea-glass Wire Wrapped Pendant

    In this tutorial I will show you how to make a sea-glass pendant using wire. This method will work for any un-drilled stone, any shape, and it will always come out good, trust me. All you need is to pre-made the wire wrapping, and you will learn how to do this right here, right now. Here is the sea-glass pendant that I made. Materials: a piece of seaglass, wire, pliers and cutters. I used a dark green piece of sea-glass from Nova Scotia and brass wire 22 gauge. First steps are to cut the wire and prepare the wrapping. You need to cut two pieces of wire, approx. 3 times…