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Post by hayseed Thu Oct 10, 2013 7:08 pm

TB mentioned that bronze did not oxidize enough to make the X links look as nice a silver if they did them in bronze. But here are some bronze beads by a Finnish maker, some shiny and some oxidized. I hope TB will reconsider, as I really love bronze since gold is too expensive! cheers 

http://www.finnstyle.com/kalevala-charm-jewelry.html
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Post by Cloverbead Thu Oct 10, 2013 8:06 pm

Thanks for sharing this. I really like the bronze bracelet and some of the charms.

My X bronze links, have a dull oxidised look to them already bounce  I would like to see some more decorative charms in bronze
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Post by Fuzzyfeet Thu Oct 10, 2013 9:58 pm

Ooo I like some of those abstract beads !
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Post by SnorkMaiden Thu Oct 10, 2013 11:55 pm

Yes thank you, just what I needed - to be reminded of Kalevala bronze, an old love of mine... Ooooo, so they're doing charms now as well, oooo - someone flash me with a neuralyzer please!! cyclops 
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Post by trollmoll Fri Oct 11, 2013 2:36 am

Wow, I like the pyramids. Thanks for sharing.
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Post by darkangel07760 Fri Oct 11, 2013 5:20 am

oh my... these are very very cool. the oxidized bronze is beautiful. i have never really considered bronze as jewelry, but x and this have been winning me over... since i am officially broke with my gold tb bracelet, this would go well with it!!!!
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Post by trollmoll Fri Oct 11, 2013 2:30 pm

Found these on another site for a bit less (minus VAT) but shipping to the US is very expensive. There is a silver pyramids too. This bit is interesting about the company "a company of 4000 Finnish women".

http://www.kalevalakoru.com/company
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Post by LindaJo Fri Oct 11, 2013 5:08 pm

trollmoll wrote:Found these on another site for a bit less (minus VAT) but shipping to the US is very expensive.  There is a silver pyramids too.  This bit is interesting about the company "a company of 4000 Finnish women".

http://www.kalevalakoru.com/company

That site also lists retailers by country.  So it might be worth a phone call or email to a shop in your own country to see if they have or can get the beads you want.

For the US, it lists an agent in Minnesota.
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