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funkyjunkdesigns
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« on: February 14, 2007 08:25:07 PM »

I have been a professional, make my living through jewelry for many years.
My niece, who will be 13 in April, has always been interested in it, and a few years ago, I started to teach her metalsmithing.

For her upcoming birthday, she wants me to teach the girls chainmail.  BUT she decided that she wanted to learn first, so that she could make them each a bracelet as a party favor.

So, since she is not a member of this or any other forum (her parents don't let her have a lot of computer time for good reason) I told her that I would post her bracelets for her friends so that everyone could oooooh and aaah over them.

So:

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« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2007 08:32:31 PM »

OH!!! AH!!!!!
I LOVE IT!!!! very impressive!!!!!
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« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2007 09:04:42 PM »

OH!!! AH!!!!!
I LOVE IT!!!! very impressive!!!!!

You're sweet.  I'm going to copy the message and send it to her, so she can see that I posted her work.

FJD
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« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2007 09:05:16 PM »

omg.  I would love one of those!  Especially the one that looks like flowers. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2007 09:08:12 PM »

wow that's so cool! She's not even thirteen yet wow does she have a future ahead of her! These are beautiful! maybe she should be giving tutorials here!
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« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2007 11:22:40 PM »

Very pretty! I love them
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« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2007 11:25:01 PM »

Wow!  Those are really amazing!  Great job!
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« Reply #7 on: February 15, 2007 12:16:32 AM »

Those are really nice.
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« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2007 12:16:49 AM »

Gorgeous!  Student and teacher should be very proud!  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: February 15, 2007 06:26:38 AM »

Those are just outstanding!! She should be very proud of herself!! Smiley
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