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Copper electroformed vintage skeleton key, Spiral texture boro cab

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Description

This key's glass cabochon was created by me in the flame, tumble-etched, attached to a vintage skeleton key, and electroformed. The boro glass cab has a spiral impression that shows shiny against the "frostiness" of the tumble etched glass.

Electroforming is the process of transferring a copper form (vs a thin copper plate) onto an object. The copper has been patinated to complete the Olde World look. It measures approximately 2 5/8 inches from top to bottom. The copper of the key has been coated with microcrystalline wax to slow down tarnishing.

All of my glass is created by me in my glass studio in New England. While this has been digitally kiln annealed directly from the torch, it is glass and may break if mishandled and therefore should not be given to children.

I try to use pictures that are true to color, but please remember that monitors vary. These were photographed indoors with daylight bulbs. 021717

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(378)
Reviewed by tracy heinz
5 out of 5 stars
Jan 2, 2018
This was made just for me, and looks just like the listing. Wonderful, solid, quality, heavy feel, and no allergic reaction (I'm highly allergic to most jewelry metals.) I love the concave, worn, little, imperfect heart. Very happy with my new ring, and I'll keep an eye out for more KimVGlass cool stuff! Thank you so much! :)
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Reviewed by kapewitch
5 out of 5 stars
Dec 3, 2017
Love this! So unique! Will make a great gift!!
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Reviewed by helimakinen
5 out of 5 stars
Oct 21, 2017
Lovely, dainty earrings. Love the colour combination of the metals and the starburst twinkling on the heart.
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If, for any reason, you are unhappy with your purchase, please contact me within 7 days of delivery. Exchanges or refunds will be made once the item(s) have been returned in their original condition.

Shipping policies

My scheduled shipping days are Tuesdays and Fridays. I do try to ship orders sooner if possible. If you need your order to go out asap, please let me know via convo or a note in the buyer’s section of your order. I will do the best that I can for you.

Orders are shipped to the address connected with your PayPal.

Purchases within the US are shipped using Priority Mail with Delivery Confirmation through the USPS. DH used to work for them and has told me stories about how packages are handled. By using Priority Mail, we feel that your handmade piece has a better chance of arriving at their new home safely. If you'd rather have them shipped First Class (with Delivery Confirmation), please contact me. I'll send you a revised invoice.

I do ship internationally. Any customs fees are the responsibility of the buyer.

Copper electroformed vintage skeleton key, Spiral texture boro cab

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: borosilicate glass, copper, vintage skeleton key
  • Feedback: 378 reviews
  • Favorited by: 4 people
  • Gift message available

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