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Copper Patina Jewelry

WHAT IS NATURAL PATINA? Copper takes on patina beautifully in the nature when it is exposed to the elements of rain and moisture. This natural process can be accelerated by using all natural “exposing” methods, with the help of household ingredients, usually vinegar/ammonia and salt. This process can take anywhere from a couple of days […]

Copper Verdigris Half Moon Necklace

patina half circle pendant

Verdigris Moon Pendant, with unique natural patina. Handcrafted from pure copper, several patina creation methods used on this piece. It has a rustic surface texture that adds to the uniqueness. Great for Verdigris jewelry lovers. Handcrafted from pure copper sheet, formed and shaped using hand tools. Coated with the highest grade jewelry clear coat on both sides to preserve the patina.

Antique copper plated brass chain.

Handcrafted in USA

Handmade Artisan Jewelry

BlueFinnStudio (basketofblue.com) jewelry products are handmade in a small Artisan Studio in the United States. The source materials are carefully chosen for quality and purity. We use pure metals, such as copper, brass and silver. Authentic methods for jewelry making are used such as naturally created patina, traditional torch firing and copper flaming.¬† We believe […]

What is the Best Ear Wire Material?

what is the best ear wire material

The question of ear wires commonly comes up in my craft shows or online. There is a lot of information out there and some of it not accurate – you have many options when it comes to choosing ear wire material. And, surprisingly many of them will work for most people, contradictory to many articles […]

How to Cut Copper Sheet with Simple Tools

how to cut copper sheet

Cutting your own copper shapes can be easier than you think. For higher gauges (meaning thinner copper) you can easily do it with standard hardware store metal snips. They look like big scissors and work the same way. For thicker copper sheet you would want to use a jewelry saw, it’s a bit slower, but […]

27 Facts You Might Not Know about Copper

What is copper - history, uses, properties

Copper is an essential mineral found in plant life and in the human body and it is also a metal alloy with a reddish-orange color. The use of copper dates back over 10,000 years. Pure copper is very soft and malleable and is combined with other metals, such as brass and bronze, for use in […]

Ginkgo Leaf Pendant Tutorial

ginkgo leaf necklace tutorial

Make an easy copper ginkgo leaf pendant that has a bit of rustic handmade quality! All you need to know is some basic jewelry making skills (like using pliers and a hammer). Supplies: copper sheet, 24 gauge (or, you can buy the plain copper ginkgo leaf from my shop) copper wire, 22 or 20 and […]