Cats can be cantankerous, inquisitive and spontaneous, just to mention a few personality traits these furry balls of Love have to offer us. Feisty, then friendly and purring up a storm on the turn of a dime, one thing for sure...we do Love our Cats! Wear the Kitty as the focal, or you can flip this pendant and wear the "Love" as your focal pendant. It's reversible!
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.