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Bead Magazine Project - Copper Wirework and Ceramic Flower Earrings!


Look out for issue 45 of Bead magazine which was out on 13 March. Bead has a new look this issue and is full of Spring inspiration! There's quite a lot of floral action going on including a step-by-step project for my copper wirework earrings with ceramic flower beads.
 I love those beads!



 Seeing the photos has reminded me to dig out the rest of those ceramic flower beads and do something else with them. I bought a mix of colours including lilac, pink and yellow. I'd like to thread them onto copper or silver hoops then solder the hoops closed. I "think" the ceramic beads will stand up to the heat of the torch ok. Some strategically placed pliers would act as a heat sink and easy solder would make it a quick in and out job so I may well have a go soon.

Here's the colourful front cover of Bead magazine - it's so bright you can't help but be cheered up by it :D




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  1. Those earrings are so cute:

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  3. i like ceramic earrings!i think so nice earrings

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