Stacked
Stacked
Stacked

Stacked

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This stacked brass, bronze and copper pendant takes advantage of three different methods of patination. The copper disc gets it's iridescent color (and crinkly pattern) from judicious application of a sharp flame. The bronze slice developed it's speckled blue pattern after being closed up in a jar with some ammonia, vinegar and salt. And the brass took the fast lane to oxidation using a special blacking solution. The mix of colors and textures makes this pendant a playful and unexpected piece!

 


Materials:

bronze, brass, copper, sterling silver jump rings and chain

The secret sterling silver, bronze and brass don't want you to know is that they all contain copper! Sterling has only a little copper in it, to make it tougher than it would be alone. Bronze is nearly all copper, with just 12% tin added in. And brass, with it's yellow shininess, is roughly 30% zinc and the rest is - you guessed it - copper! Alloys are the best!


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