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« on: June 25, 2007 02:51:43 PM »

I got lots of advice on what to do with paua shell on the discussions board.  Apparently the shell dust is highly toxic when inhaled so you wouldn't want to drill a hole in it.  This wire wrap process was really quick and easy.

     
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« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2007 07:51:13 PM »

those look really cool! What kind of wire did you use  Huh They look so creative!
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« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2007 09:31:55 PM »

very nice! I like the pointy one best
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« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2007 10:03:46 PM »

I really like the second one, the crisscrossed wires are ingenius.
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« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2007 06:50:55 AM »

Thanks.  I used 20 gauge sterling silver wire on the first one.  The second one reminds me of an x's and o's game board.  I twisted 2 strands of 28 gauge gold wire together and then wrapped the shell.
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