That’s a lot of Copper Hearts!

January February have been slightly strange months for me. A bout of flu, Ankylosing Spondylitis reminding me on and off that it is not going to go away, some updates on the website and not enough time spent in the studio being creative. It was frustrating and did get me down a bit. But it is what it is.

I did have a little play and made a lot of copper hearts. It helped to focus on just one thing. I posted pictures of what I was doing on Instagram and Facebook. Here are some of the pictures for those of you who don’t Facebook or Insta.

Copper Hearts - work in progress
15 January: Sawing embossed copper hearts. I think they will all be pendants.
Copper Hearts - work in progress
18 January: Did some more work on the hearts I started the other day. Slow progress as I have not been feeling 100% recently.
Copper Hearts - I do like these pendants
19 January: Progress has been slower than I would have liked but 2 hearts and flowers necklaces ready for liver of sulphur patina. Bigger heart has garnet beads and smaller one tiger eye.
Copper Hearts
20 January: 4 Hearts and flowers necklaces ready.
I will try and take photos tomorrow and get them into my online and Etsy shops.
Copper Hearts Pendnats - This one has been sold.
28 January: Copper Heart Pendant with embossed flowers added to my online shop
The copper wire chain has garnet beads in it.

And within a couple of days it sold! Exciting and just the boost I needed to stop feeling sorry for myself.

This is another heart pendant I added to my online shop. I have already written about this in the latest products section on this blog. I have also written about the pendants added to my Etsy Shop in another post.

Copper Hearts Pendants in my online shop
28 January: Really pleased with this Copper Heart Pendant
Copper Hearts - more work in progress
5 February: After few days on a Lemsip, Strepsils and ginger tea diet back to work today with more heart pendants.
The first puffed heart pendant sold within a couple of days of listing it on my website
Copper Hearts - work in progress
6 February: Spent a bit more time playing with copper today 😊
Copper Hearts - work in progress
8 February: A bit more work on an embossed copper heart pendant this evening.
Copper Hearts
11 February: Work in progress – nearly there! 3 copper heart pendants ready for patina.
Copper Hearts - the messy bits
12 February: This coppersmithing is messy business! Just look at the state of my fingers cleaning off liver of sulphur from some of the new pieces.
And I’ve only just begun.
Copper Hearts and Flowers range of pendants available in my online shop
13 February: One down… 2 more to do… Hopefully photograph all three tomorrow and get them listed in my shop.
Copper Hearts and Flowers range of pendants available in my online shop
14 February: First of the new set of Hearts and Flowers pendants listed in my online shop today. Antique patina and rainbow Fluorite beads necklace.
Copper Hearts and Flowers range of pendants available in my online shop
15 February: Another one of the embossed copper heart pendants listed in my online shop today. This one has copper and Garnet necklace.
Copper Hearts and Flowers range of Pendants at Things British Greenwich
16 February: One of the embossed copper heart pendants is off to Things British Gift Shop in Greenwich

I enjoyed this exercise.
Next… Enamelling kit has been ordered… oooh! I am rather excited!


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