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It was so much fun to make the ponderosa pine necklace that I wanted to try another great conifer of the Pacific Northwest: the mighty Douglas fir, Pseudotsuga menziesii. Douglas firs tend to prefer a wetter, milder climate than Ponderosa pine, though they are found together in the Cascade mountains and other mountainous areas in the west. Douglas firs can be medium size to quite large (over 300 feet tall) with the needle leaves completely encircling the branch (typical of firs). The female cones are longer and skinny, like pendants, with persistent scales. I used this to create the necklace with leather strips representing the needles that encircle the copper wire "branch" and lovely copper drops representing the dangling of the "cone". The copper wire branch is secured to bright copper open cable chain ending with a toggle clasp. Cost: $70.00 USD
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