New Jewelry for Wild Wild West Con

This is going to be a long post, but there are 2 exciting things to share!

First, my blog is now officially a website! emmspage.com!

Second, through connections (via my brother) it looks like some of my jewelry will be for sale near Wild Wild West Con in Tucson, AZ.
I will give you more details when I get them, but I am very excited!
On that note, here is some of what I made for the Con. Sorry, in advance, for the picture overload.

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New jewelry!

I have added a few new pieces to my ever growing collection.
I’m interested to hear your thoughts. Some of them are a little different.
Also, I’m teaching myself to wire wrap. The cameo is my first attempt! I think it turned out pretty well, considering.

This necklace is a pretty typical piece for me, but I do love this style.
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My first attempt at wire wrapping! Other than the few plier nicks, it turned out pretty well.
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This is a stretchy wrist band. I wired a couple of findings together, and attached it to this stretchy band I threw together. 
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These earrings have fresh water pearls, and adorable little washers that I thought look a lot like gears. I like the stainless steel with the mix of the brass.
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I found these bobbins on clearance, and since they didn’t fit my sewing machine, I thought they would make adorable wire reels! 
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I saw something similar to this at Hobby Lobby, but it was a little more modenr, and the watch hands were fixed. These hands are free turning.
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I’d love to hear your thoughts! Please feel free to comment!

I made some earrings.

So, I thought I’d quickly post about what I made tonight. They’re earrings, in case you didn’t see the title. Yeah, so they look super simple, and really they were, but they were slightly more difficult than they look.
I had an idea to do something like this, so I went to the store to buy chain, and they had nothing like what I was looking for, so I decided to make my own chain. They did, however, have these super cool gears and earring hooks, so I bought those, but I did make the chain, and I’ll show you how.
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I used 20 gauge wire, but I would suggest starting with something a little thicker to practice. I just wrapped it around an allen wrench, because you’ll get a precise size, which is nice. Then…

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You just start cutting straight into the coil, until they are all jump rings.
Then…
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Start connecting them. I like to use a pair of nylon pliers like these:  http://www.amazon.com/Pliers-Nylon-Flat-Straightening-44137/dp/B003U2IKWK to close the loops, because it doesn’t leave any nicks or dents.

Then you can make cool stuff like these fun steampunk earrings!:
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Okay, that’s all. Good night.