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« on: August 25, 2007 01:26:33 PM »

I saw some cool jewelry in here that used vintage images so I tried out some of my own.  I searched the net for 50's ads and pin-ups and found some great stuff, these are my first three pairs:



I also found an old ad with the Flinstones hawking Winston cigarettes, that is DEFINETLY being made into a pair of earrings!
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« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2007 02:20:53 PM »

very cool!  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2007 04:24:35 PM »

They are gorgeous!
Please could you tell us where the pics are from? Also did you just print them out with a regular printer?
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« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2007 06:11:48 PM »

Love them and I can't wait to see the Flintstones earrings.
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« Reply #4 on: August 26, 2007 06:58:25 PM »

I think you'll get a kick out of this: 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAExoSozc2c 

Great job, I love them!
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« Reply #5 on: August 26, 2007 07:03:22 PM »

Those are really cute!
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« Reply #6 on: August 29, 2007 12:30:28 PM »

They are gorgeous!
Please could you tell us where the pics are from? Also did you just print them out with a regular printer?

Thanks!  Links to the pics are:
http://www.thepinupfiles.com/images/quickchangeartist.jpg  (By Gil Elvgren)
http://www.thepinupfiles.com/images/kbsballantyne13.jpg  (By Joyce Ballanyne)
The link for the spacegirl I can't find as my lap-top crashed last weekend (Boo!)  But I found the picture on a site about retro 50's advertisements.


They're printed out on regular paper and I used 2 types of sealer on them: The first was called "Workable Fixative" and it is specifically for protecting computer prints, chalk, pencil and charcoal drawings from smudging and wrinkling.  the second was a regular Acrylic protective finish  (I used a matte one because I prefer it over glossy)
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« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2007 10:38:15 AM »

oh my god I love them! seriously, they're awesome.
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« Reply #8 on: August 31, 2007 06:56:00 PM »

So cool.
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