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How I Make Copper Daffodils

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How I Make Copper Daffodils
How I made a copper daffodil out of reclaimed copper metal. Recycling is beautiful!

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Carving and Casting Axe Pendants

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Carving and Casting Axe Pendants

Sharing a behind the scenes on how I made these Axe Pendants. From carving the wax to casting and clean up.

Hope you enjoy.

LLA

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Hand Piercing Metal Earrings

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Hand Piercing Metal Earrings

Handmade may not be fast but it's because of the time and attention to detail we put into every single process to create a beautifully crafted item. Worth the wait. Quality over fast fashion. I'm for handmade and slow fashion because how it's made matters.

See a peek into just a little of the work that goes into hand piercing metal for jewelry. In this case earrings will be made out of the final cut pieces.

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How I Make Copper Candy Canes

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How I Make Copper Candy Canes

How I make copper candy canes. Tools used: Anvil, large ball peen hammer chisel file ruler vise bending jig 6 gauge copper wire 6 inches long.   These are available for purchase in the online shop. Can be personalized with a name.  

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4 Ways To Clean Copper Jewelry At Home

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4 Ways To Clean Copper Jewelry At Home

You can naturally clean copper with materials usually already found in your home. 1. Vinegar and salt: Rub a mixture of 1 tablespoon of table salt and 1 cup of white vinegar onto the copper with a soft cloth and rinse. Or, immerse the tarnished copper into a pot of 3 cups of water and the salt-vinegar mixture, bring to a boil and boil until the grime and tarnish comes off. Once the copper is cool, wash it with soap and water, rinse and rub with a soft cloth. 2. Ketchup: Not just for your burgers, a small amount of...

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