Color on Metal Gives a Twist to Eclectic Jewelry

September 14, 2012

Patina is the color change of a metal surface due to natural oxidation, wear, the application of chemicals and/or acids or heat.

 

Since I love to experiment when I make jewelry, I made a number of copper pieces using a torch to patina the copper and added a CZ (cubic zirconia) in a silver cup for an unexpected touch of sparkle. I was thrilled with the results. And part of the fun is that no two pieces ever turn out the same.






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