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Pendants & Brooches - The Bird on Wire Studio Jewelry Line

I have been working very hard on this little project for a long time now. A month or so ago I was inspired to make pendants and brooches using these wood bezel settings from Etsy seller Brightcolorart. Each bezel setting is handmade from wood and oiled to a lovely finish. They are so light and beautiful to hold.

I added to the bezels a lovely background of felted wool or vintage Liberty of London Tana lawn fabric (lovely!) purchased from Etsy seller Anniespatch:

And then glued in my creations - the smallest little needlefelted creatures you can imagine. Polar bears, busts of foxes, rabbits, owls...all in miniature, all designed to be worn with pride. The fox busts almost look like mini taxidermy busts, but cuter! I'm so proud of these efforts and look forward to expanding on this idea. The brooches and pendants will be available in my Etsy shop very soon! I'm just waiting on the arrival of my fabric backings!

Here's a preview of my fox in progress:



My husband will be folding little origami boxes to hold these lovely pendants and brooches. The whole package supports Etsy sellers and independent artists. I'm very proud to have purchased the silver bails and brooch backs from a local shopkeeper - supporting my local economy as well as the Etsy economy.

So now you know why the plumpies have been few and far between. I've been making miniature works of art! Now, back to some larger creations while my fingers and eyes recover!!!

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  1. I love it! You're so creative!!

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  2. Oh my goodness, that is so adorable!!

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  3. I stumbled upon your blog when I googled something about gluing felt to wood. This is so cute! What glue did you use to attach the felt to the wood? I've been searching all over the internet for the best type of adhesive for this application. Is it a spray adhesive or tacky glue? I want something that won't bleed through the felt. Thanks so much.

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