Wrought iron mini chandelier...NOT hot glue

I thought the hot glue chandelier was too modern and too feminine. I made four others, with slightly differing designs, but wasn’t happy.

So this one was born…

1:12 scale, about 4" high, it’s made of a mix of materials. There’s cotton lace, copper chain, bright aluminum wire, jewelry findings, glass beads, and paper clay for the candles.

Pix along the way:
the base; lace hand stitched with gross black thread and stiffened with glue, wires and beads and chain

candleholders made of screw necklace clasps, beads, bead cap. the sticky-uppy wires will support the candles.

and unified with flat black paint. It’s really all black, the light is hitting it oddly.

I’m debating electrifying it. I have LED string lights and a plastic straw to use for candles. But the scene is Zorro sneaking around, so I think the candles have all been blown out.

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This one is so much more substantial and elaborate…love how the stiffened lace does look like ornate metal…wonderful job and so cute!

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Wow, this looks great! Glad you posted the progress pics-the transformation is amazing!

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This is so cool, I love that you shared the before picture. Great job with the whole item. And about the lights, as you said, he’s sneaking around, better leave them off XD

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I love these!

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They look like stitches. I don’t hate it.

I love assemblage, and this was a fun take.

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I just meant it would have looked better with white thread. I knew it was getting painted, so grabbed the first threaded needle that came to hand. It looks like frankenlace.

Hmm, I never thought about it as assemblage…

Oh yeah, your sry comment just made me laugh, and I just thought it looked like stitches.

All the bits make such a surprising, complete solution!

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This is amazing!!! I love this so much!! :astonished::heart:

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