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Thursday, April 7, 2011

once upon a time...

there was a girl dreaming of a crown....





I couldn't help myself.
I oxidized it :o)
Don't you think the filigree just jumps off the silver now?
I kept the inside all matte silver so it wouldn't feel too dark.

I do think I love it.
Just hope I won't look silly wearing it....


I was inspired last night.
Swinging dangling roses.
I think these will knock your socks off when they're done.
Or at least I hope so.
 So prepare for cold toes.

They'll be in the shop tomorrow along with these:

Another LYCKA ring
with the color that makes my heart sign




That's it for now!

I'll be back to tomorrow with 
hopefully some more preview pics for the update :o)

And before I dash off to work I wanted to
say thank you again for stopping by and commenting, reading 
and basically making feel like I am not talking to myself or into outer space.

It's a warm and fuzzy feeling!

Thank you lovely ladies!
~tess

28 comments:

  1. The crown is just fabulous...of course you had to oxidize it!

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  2. OH My TESS!!! Its stunnning you clever lady!! And those swinging Roses look fabulous ~ good job the sun is shining my flip flops are on!

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  3. The crown is just stunning! You will look lovely wearing it. Tess, you are one talented lady!

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  4. Ojojojoj.... Tess.... lost for words. That crown is probably one of the most gorgeous things I've ever seen. There's no way you'll look silly. You'll look amazing. I know it.

    Och jag tar gärna en av Lycka ringarna. Vilken som. Ktxhbai.

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  5. Love that crown Tess!
    Oh and dudes read your blog too! :P

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  6. Ahh you guys are the best!

    ha ha you know Bill, I almost added (and gents) when I was typing the post. Thank you for reading my blog! You must be sick of all the wedding stuff by now LOL

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  7. That crown is amazing! They should commission you for the royal wedding!!!!!!! not that yours won't be............royal that is ;)

    xo Ro

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  8. it is STUNNING Tess! YOU will be stunning on your special day!
    xo
    jaime

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  9. its a magical crown, love the patina.

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  10. ~Love your crown
    ~Love your Work
    ~Love your blog
    !!!

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  11. The crown is amazing and oxidizing it really added to it. It's lovely and you will look wonderful wearing it! Can't wait to see the finished rose earrings!

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  12. it is EXQUISITE Tess!
    you'll be perfectly resplendent!!!

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  13. Tess, the crown is out of this world! It will sure become a family heirloom! Outstanding!!!

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  14. Wow, It looks great! I am getting anxious for the event. I can't wait to see some photos. It will be perfect!

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  15. Miss Tess- You will be a gorgeous bride and totally un-silly in your lovely crown! It's an amazing piece of heArt!

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  16. Well yes - oxidised silver is just THE BEST. It looks absolutely awesome. You should set up an etsy tiara/crown shop! And there is no way you will look silly!

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  17. Of course the crown must be oxidised! It is so 'you', Tess :-) You are going to look amazing on your big day, and your glorious crown will surely be a treasured family heirloom :-D

    Love your 'Lycka' Rings, and your Swinging Roses are divine!

    B.
    -xo-

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  18. That crown is MESMERIZING & MAGNIFICENT!!! That filigree totally stands out! Brilliant! You will make a beautiful bride and I personally think your wedding will be FAR more intriguing then the ho-hum royal wedding! ;)

    Oooh, those Lycka rings....mmmm....

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  19. Can't tell you how much your wonderful comments means to me! I LOVE YOU!

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  20. You are going to be so beautiful, Tess!!!!

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  21. That crown is a gorgeous work of art! What a wonderful family heirloom that will be in years to come. Lycka rings rock!

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  22. amazing
    amazing
    amazing!!!!

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  23. I just watched "Laila" (a film just revived from the 1928,original) A black & white orignal featuring a wedding with a beautiful crown like YOURS ! Your crown is so beautiful ! I read your note on Ro's blog, Along the Trail (she is my sister in law) and I wanted to comment on your beautiful , beautiful crown!
    All the Best,
    Elizabeth

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  24. I agree with all of the rest, you will look magical and its lovely to see the crown finished--its just the right touch of oxidation to make the details pop!

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  25. Thank you so much! I can't tell you how much all your comments means to me :o)

    Elizabeth thank you so much. I must see that film now!

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  26. The crown is amazingly beautiful!

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  27. I am a new follower and I just had to tell you that your work is some of the most amazing I have ever seen. The crown is just unbelievable!!!!

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