Copper Leaf Pendant

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Introduction: Copper Leaf Pendant

About: Awesome Gear I've designed myself.

This pendant is cut from the same piece of copper pipe as my Copper Rocket Pendant.

I first embossed the lines by laying a needle over the copper and hammering it. I then cut it out and soldered a strip of copper on the back. I looped the stem for the jump ring. There is no coating on it.

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    17 Discussions

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    m4iler
    m4iler

    6 years ago on Introduction

    2) This work is awesome. I love it, This is going to be my first project, so I'm looking forward to it
    3) How did you cut it out? Hacksaw? And I suppose you sanded the edges afterwards, right?
    4) You're one awesome person, Mrballeng, this and the skeleton key are some of the best things, when you look at the beauty/difficulty to make ratio.
    5) There is NO POINT 5
    6) Did you hammer the lines in before or after? Which would be easier?

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    Mrballeng
    Mrballeng

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    I used metal shears to cut it out. I sanded the edges with a file. The lines were hammered in after cutting but before filing. Thanks!

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    maromatorio
    maromatorio

    6 years ago on Introduction

    Thank you for this. I am a newbie to copper/jewelery making, this helped me very!

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    kparker9
    kparker9

    8 years ago on Introduction

    I'm making this for my girlfriend to give to her on Valentin's day. I've got it all figured out save for how to make the stem / jump ring. Any tips?

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    Mrballeng
    Mrballeng

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    I think he did a great job. I'm glad he tried his hand at it.

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    gjanelle
    gjanelle

    8 years ago on Introduction

    could you possibly post a picture of how you embossed it? its just kinda confusing me hahaha. it doesnt have to be on this specific project just on like a peice of scrap metal. would really apprechiate it! thxx:)

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    Mrballeng
    Mrballeng

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Check out my basketball tie tack or embossed keychain monster. I used the same method there.

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    username252
    username252

    8 years ago on Introduction

    Amazing how you made you stuff with metal. I just started to learn how to create metal jewelry, and I love to try to match stuff like yours.

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    austinsqu111
    austinsqu111

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    same here except i worked with metal for about 6 years im 16 now but i never tried small jewelry i usually do things like swords and railroad spike knives very good projects to do by the way but jewelry is very fun i have found out and really enjoy trying to do mrballengs projects

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    Keira_Yagami
    Keira_Yagami

    8 years ago on Introduction

    Could you do the same thing with some silver and a paperclip?

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    Pwag
    Pwag

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    If your going to use super spendy silver why not spring for the silver wire too? Go the whole nine yards.

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    Mrballeng
    Mrballeng

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    I've never worked with silver but I bet it would work just fine.

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    Jasco97
    Jasco97

    8 years ago on Introduction

    Awesome~
    how thick was the copper pipe?

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    Mrballeng
    Mrballeng

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    I'm not sure exactly but I would compare it to the thickness of a quarter.