Copper Leaf Pendant With Malachite Form Folded Handmade
Copper leaf pendant with malachite has been made out of 26 gauge copper sheet which has been heated and folded to create a leaf using a technique known as fold forming.
After the leaf was shaped and cut out of copper sheet, the surfaces were buffed and polished to reveal shiny copper while some heat darkened areas were left alone. The edges of the leaf have been filed to a smooth finish to reveal additional copper.
The back of the pendant has not been altered and the colors are 100% the result of being heated with a torch.
A malachite bead dangles from the center of the leaf pendant for visual interest. The necklace consists of malachite and copper bead components that have been paired with oxidized copper chain for an elegant and understated look.
A hand crafted oxidized copper hook clasp completes this beautiful necklace.
The warm, rich brown of antiqued copper combined with the vivid green of the malachite is a stunning result.
Fold forming was invented by Charles Lewton-Brain in 1980 and is a before unknown method of working with metal. The British Museum Research Lab and the Rolex Awards for Enterprise have certified that Fold-forming is new and has not been done before in the history of metal working.
Metal is heated, hammered, folded and unfolded in a way that lets the natural properties of the metal help determine the final shape of the item.
The necklace measures 19 inches / 48 cm in length and leaf pendant is 1.5 / 3.1 cm long.
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Shipping: Your items will be packaged in a cotton lined jewelry box that will be cushioned in bubble wrap mailer to ensure a safe trip to it's destination and shipped within three days of receiving payment. To reduce carbon footprints, I ship my items in gently re-used packaging materials when possible.
Domestic packages will be shipped USPS first class mail with tracking and delivery conformation. International packages will be shipped USPS First Class International. International customers are responsible for all fees, taxes and duties charged by their countries.
Returns: Happy customers are my number one priority. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, you may return it to me for a full refund, less shipping costs, within 45 days (per Paypal policies) of receiving your items. Items that are damaged due to rough handling or misuse by the customer are not eligible for a refund.
Custom orders: Don't see what you want? I am happy to accept custom orders and will work with you to create the item you have in mind. A 50% non-refundable deposit is required in advance for all custom orders with the balance due when the order is completed.
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me.
Fast, professional, all around perfect - and the earrings are beautiful!!
Dawn is a true jewelry artist. Love my gorgeous earrings.
Fast, professional and the necklace is simply gorgeous!
Outstanding craftsmanship and great pricing. The designs are unique and interesting, and SO MANY people have stopped me to ask about them! The packaging was nice and got them here lightening-fast and safe. I couldn't be happier.