Working with Copper

I was inspired by the Sep/Oct/Nov Belle Armoire Jewelry Magazine to make these earrings. I incorporated  tiny lampwork beads I made – didn’t they come out beautifully! It was fun working on them as copper is not my usual medium. I put a patina on the one to the right: 



  1. They did turn out beautifully. Is the copper harder to work with? I do like the patina on the copper also.

    • Hi Donna!
      It’s not harder to work with. I like the color, and copper is also much less expensive than sterling silver or gold-filled that I usually use. I’ll have to incorporate it into more of my designs. Thanks!

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