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If you're drawn to vintage style and antiques, chances are you have a jar or two of pretty old buttons. With just a little wire and a few tools, you can make an easy button pendant. Here, I'll show you how to wire-wrap buttons with a technique that can also be used for lampwork discs and other flat components.
The Beadful Life @ beadFX: Copper Pipe Pendants. Tutorial to make these steam punk styled pendants. Link several together for a unique bracelet. Also could be used to create a book themed bracelet (banned book titles, classics, children's or favorite book titles).
.Hanging by Susanne Hare Thin pieces of tin, aluminum, brass, in various pale colours, but the overall effect is light silver. Each rod is handmade. I've loved this thing since I was a kid - it hung outside, under cover on my parents' deck. Everything about it, the dimensions, shape of the drops, is perfect.