Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Etsy Metal Charm Swap 16 News!

The latest Etsy Metal Charm Swap is complete! It is a beautiful collection of sixteen charms which have been sent out to all the lucky participants. Each member has also created two extra charms to be sold in our shop, EtsyMetal  There will be sixteen individual charms for sale and a fantastic bracelet of all sixteen! The proceeds from the sale of the bracelet will go to a charity. (More about that later.)

Work on our charms began in earnest late this summer. Join us with a look back in time with this post coauthored by me and Jessica:


The Etsy Metal Charm Swap is celebrating its "Sweet 16" and from the progress photos it is not going to disappoint. I am Jessica Lopour of abellablue, the swap facilitator and along with Ann Jenkins the charm manager from tuizui, we will be sharing the progress of our sixteen (just a coincidence!) participants. Here goes:

Carrie of CarrieNunes is working on this stunner of a wax carving. This little bird charm is sure to look fantastic.

 "Carrie Nunes Little Bird Charm"

Meg of simplyMegA is well on her way with these cool sailboat charms. I can't wait to see these all finished up!

"Simply Mega Sailboat charms"

Michele Grady michelegradydesigns says "I'm working on my charms! here's my WIP pic..... I have never tried fold forming before and it looked fun so I thought I'd give it a shot!" They are gorgeous!

"Michele Grady copper leaf charms"

Victoria of experimetal sent in an intriguing shot of her colorful recycled Kikkoman tin whistles drying after being soldered and cleaned. Can't wait to see a close up! Whistles!!!

"Experimetal whistles"

And last but certainly not least is Sue from tinkertown with this intriguing work in progress shot. She says her notes give clues as to what this will be once she is finished, can you guess what it is?

"tinkertown WIP"

Keep an eye out for more updates and progress shots from charm swap 16. In the mean time check out the amazing work from past Etsy Metal charm swaps 

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