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« on: July 25, 2006 03:41:57 PM »

These are very bright colors, reminds me of Hawaii (never been thou  Sad)


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« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2006 05:04:48 PM »

That is really cute! I love the colors
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« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2006 10:07:10 AM »

Like the shades in it. With darker conurs and lighter centrum.  Smiley Very qute beads U made out of it!
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« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2006 10:32:25 AM »

Nice onlays!  (and you'll be able to see plumerias someday, I'm sure!... meanwhile, making them is good!)  Skinner blends really make things pop, don't they?... those are really popping off the black.

The black rattail cording is a nice complement to the more matte clay too.  Did you put a clasp on the ends, or tie them?



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« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2006 12:33:58 PM »

Thanks for the compliments.  DianeB, I love this ratail cord.  I use those U shaped "fold over and smash" metal ends with hole for adding any desired clasp. I sometimes call them "leather ends" when making my Hobby Lobby list.  For the life of me I cannot remember what they are called.  They came free (I saw at walmart) with the ribbon necklace kits.  End finishers, no that is not it either.  In the kit they call them ribbon clasps.  For all you out there that think they cannot make a skinner blend cane, you'll surprise yourself how easy it is.  Kato clay was used, I did not 'future polish' these.  Since this was one of my first pieces, you can see my fingerprints in them.  I use surgical gloves now, when doing my in lays.  I also do the "rub one way petting"  them before baking will remove fingerprints.    DON"T YOU LOVE MY TECHNICAL TERMS??? Grin
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« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2006 02:04:09 PM »

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I use those U shaped "fold over and smash" metal ends with hole for adding any desired clasp. I sometimes call them "leather ends" . . .For the life of me I cannot remember what they are called...  End finishers, no that is not it either.  ...ribbon clasps.


Well, I'm with you!... I'm never sure what those things are called, but this site calls them "foldover crimps" and that sounds good to me:
http://tinyurl.com/l3drd

I've also glued or partly squashed rattail into tube ends or coil ends, but can never remember those names either and am not even sure they're correct.


You mean "thingie" isn't a technical term?Huh  I'm in big trouble now...




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