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Etched Mehndi Inspired Copper and Turquoise Cuff

$175.00

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Delicate and intricate hand-drawn and etched copper cuff with a gleaming turquoise stone for that just-right pop of color. Beautiful!

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Description

I have always loved the henna patterns of traditional Mehndi designs! They translate perfectly to my hand-drawn etched cuffs.  I always paint each design onto a sheet of copper so that no two designs are ever exactly the same.  Then, I use a mild acid to etch the non-painted surfaces on the sheet so that the painted design stands out in bright relief.  Afterward, I soldered a beautiful turquoise in copper matrix cabochon and rope surround in the center of the cuff.  Once forged, I applied a warm brown patina and hand-buffed to bring out the high- and lowlights of this incredible texture.  Afterward, I  sealed the piece with a protective and hypoallergenic sealant to preserve the finish.

Details:

  • Copper Wire
  • Copper Sheet
  • Aventurine Cabochon
  • Cuff width: 1.5 inches (6.5 cm)
  • Cuff length: 6 inches (15 cm)

I love fashioning unique and individual pieces using ancient, handcrafted techniques: for example, cutting my own stones and creating my own chain and components from sheet and wire.  No two pieces from The Last Link are ever exactly the same!

Not exactly what you’re looking for?  Check out the Cabochon (https://lastlinkjewelry.com/product-category/inspiration-and-bespoke-gallery/) and Inspiration Galleries (https://lastlinkjewelry.com/product-category/inspiration-and-bespoke-gallery/) for more ideas on a custom piece.

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