Handcrafted jewelry and decorative items by Connie Pardini ~made with copper, sterling silver, & other metals~

Welcome to Wirestorm Creations.....home of artisan Connie Pardini.

A customer once used the words "quirky" and "nifty" to describe my work....it's one of my favorite descriptions. Other than that, I'm not sure how to describe my work to you....rustic, possibly; different and unique, though those are pretty common words. I make what I make because it's what I love to do. Many times I've been told that people can tell when speaking to me about my work that I put my heart & soul into it, and that it shows in my creations....all I know is that I would be very sad if I couldn't create the things I do, and that my customers love my "stuff"!! Ken Follett's book "Pillars of the Earth" had a line in it that really hit home when I read it: "....a passion, a skill, an art, and a way of life...." It's how I live...what I do is an intrinsic part of who I am.

All of my jewelry and decorative items are crafted by me using only my hands, a small assortment of tools, and lots of different materials. Most of my jewelry is made with Sterling Silver or Copper; sometimes I use Brass or Bronze, Nickel, Aluminum, Steel, or Gold Fill. I use vintage silverplate flatware...spoons, forks, knives, in both jewelry and decorative items such as spoon chimes and ornaments. I use steel horseshoe nails for jewelry. Hardware and empty bullet shell casings, too. Basically, any "found object" made of metal is sure to catch my eye and be saved for some future use. I use wire...sheet metal....cold connections...soldering....I add beads here and there....but mostly my obsession is metal, anything metal :)

I sell my creations here on my website ~ I have an Etsy shop ~ many different festivals ~ a handful of retail locations ~ Ebay ~ and wholesale. If you are interested in carrying my work, please contact me for wholesale pricing.

Take a look around, it's the best way to get to know my work. I hope you find something that you'll love to own as much as I loved creating it.

Free Shipping on orders over 75.00
News ~ Upcoming Festivals

December 2016

Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, and all that :)

Shipping: As of Dec 8, I'm shipping orders within 48 hours of purchase, via USPS Priority Mail if you have a US address.

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Exceptionally exciting news:

my ornament hooks made it into the December issue of Better Homes and Gardens Magazine! (page 50!)

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Trunk Shows at the Artsmiths of Pittsburgh, Saturday, Dec. 10 and 17, 10am-6pm.

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Shipping to US addresses is 6.50, for all items shipped together, USPS Priority Mail, and shipping is free if your purchase totals over 75.00. .

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Just in case you need the info: to check Priority Mail delivery times, click here to see the USPS Priority Mail delivery map. I ship from zip code 15332.

You can also use www.conniepardini.com to get here to my site :)

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New!
Spoon Gnome Planter/Garden accent
New!
Mixed metals bracelet: sterling circles, copper S links, stainless beads
Copper Bear Ornament, Garrett County, Md
New!
Spoon Crab Ornament
ornament hooks, Better Homes and Gardens magazine phone
Steel Lock Washer Bracelet with Sterling & Bronze Links
Copper Stinkbug Ornament
Sterling Mother & Child Pendants, choice of 1, 2, or 3 children.
Sterling Silver Cross Earrings
Copper Sideways Cross Bracelet
Spoon Reindeer Little Buck Deer Ornament
Copper Cowboy Hat Ornament
Horseshoe Nail & Bullet Flower Earrings
Domed Penny & Horseshoe Nail Bracelet
"Lucky Cricket" crafted from a recycled fork
Spoon Crab Ornament
Horseshoe Nail "Lucky Horseshoe" Pendant
Spoon Bracelets
Stacked Sterling Discs w/ Copper Accents
Copper Coffee Mug/Tea Cup Ornament
Horseshoe Nail Triskelion Pendant
Copper Romanov Byzantine Bracelet ("Bird's Nest"
Coin Flower Pendants
Aluminum Bookmark
Fork Snail
Copper Flamingo Ornament
Triple Circle Dangle Earrings, sterling, copper, brass, tri-color.
Copyright 2006 -2016 ~ Wirestorm Creations ~ Connie (Quarrick) Pardini ~ Finleyville, PA, USA