Height-38mm ~ Width-42mm ~ Material-Mixed Metal with Copper & Brass
*This item is handmade, so appearances may vary in color.
The Grid is in 1/2" increments.
If you are a cat person, I bet you have a LOT of photos of your cat. I know I do! I like to put a few of my favorites in cute frames around my house, (even though Alice the cat struts about the house, knocking a few over when she gets into her zoom mode). I designed this pendant around our love of cats and our love of photos of our cats,
My process for making the copper components, (we've manipulated the color of the copper using genuine top shelf copper and changing the colors using both heat and chemistry. Read on!:
Original Artwork by Patricia Healey ~ Each gorgeous genuine copper bead and pendant is handmade from sheet metal. First we cut the shapes out, then put form to metal using the technique of “Repousse”, (beating the crap out of the metal from the reverse side giving it form). We use a bronze solder which you can sometimes see as bits of gold peeking through the solder seams. To get the rich colors we use our top secret patination formula and then fire it up with a torch. Finally, the color is sealed in with a metal lacquer.