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Project

Aphrodite - Garnet and copper necklace

Project Description

Who is this project for? Women

What you will need

  • Aphrodite (goddess of love in Greek Mythology) has been developed from my Poseidon setting from my book ' Wire Jewelry Masterclass'. The contrast of the bare wire with the woven gives the eye plenty of detail to focus on. Inside the circular frame are swirls and loops of wire and copper beads. Beautifully faceted Garnets add some colour and sparkle. The necklace is made with faceted Garnet ovals and rondelles
  • with copper beads of graduating size. The necklace is finished with a handmade hook clasp. I have oxidised this piece to highlight the detail. The necklace is 16" long and the pendant is 1 1/2" tall (including the bail) and 1 1/4" wide. Thanks for looking :)

Q&A with Abby Hook

coedt@cox.net asked:
This is just beautiful,I wish I could do wire work like this :(
Abby Hook answered:
Thank you!! With a bit of practice and determination, there is no reason why you can't!
Lisa Wood asked:
Beautiful pendant and I want to congratulate you on your new book. My copy just arrived this week from Amazon and it's excellent.
Abby Hook answered:
Thank you Lisa! I am glad to hear that you have recieved your copy of the book - Enjoy!
FoxDesigns asked:
Okay this is just too cool... but you knew that! I just love copper as the main component in wire work!!! awesome job!!!
Abby Hook answered:
Thank you! I love copper too and it allows me to really play with designs without the fear of wastage you get with silver :)
BethMannJewelry asked:
Love it!!! It has great beauty and balance!
Abby Hook answered:
Thank you Beth, I think I will spend some time playing with this design :)
VicMansfield asked:
STUNNING!!!! :)
Abby Hook answered:
Thank you :)