Textured Rockpool Pendant

Slightly adapted version of my Rockpool Pendant, this time with a more organic texture. Commissioned by Chris for Rosie’s birthday. Happy birthday Rosie! 🙂

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Flame Painted Copper

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I am completely enamoured with the wonderful spectrum of colours you can produce with a simple flame and a piece of copper. When heated the surface of the copper oxidises and depending on the temperature reached and the length of time it is heated, the oxidation on the surface changes from copper to golden yellow, orange, red, violet, blue, green and finally grey / black. It’s such a captivating process, like watching a drop of oil creeping across the surface of water. I will be making a lot more pieces in this style!