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ingysoup
« on: December 15, 2006 06:39:14 PM »







This is the first gourd I have ever done.  It's a present for my brother and his wife for XMas.  It was burned, carved, painted and inlaid with glass beads I crushed and used super glue to attach.

I didn't have a preset design...was either too lazy or didn't have time  *heh*...  I call it the "moon setting on the river with Viking horns and compass rose"  or "vessel I"  lol.

I had the gourds from about two years ago - bought at a Halloween place.  I am planning on making another for my SO with a buffalo for a present.

Appreciate any comments! Grin
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Florence77
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2006 07:18:14 PM »

OMG, that is absolutely beautiful! I wish I were your brother! Cheesy But when you bought the gourd, was it already dried out like that??
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ingysoup
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2006 07:38:10 PM »

Hey thanks!  I am unsure if I like it, or if they'll like it! Roll Eyes

The gourds were *new* when I bought them.  I just let them dry out on my porch.  They are very nasty to clean out though!  Bleech!
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deruku
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2006 07:43:10 AM »

I really like it! Very Native American looking.
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