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kratos
« on: October 23, 2007 02:40:40 PM »

...they're somehow related to things I made in the last few days. Sorry about the crappy action shots, I always feel like such a goober when I try to model things.

These were records that came with a vintage Japanese doll. I turned them into earrings:



These beads are from a Buddhist monk necklace thing (I'm sure they have a real name), but the strand broke and I lost a bunch of the beads, so I made them earrings also:



I love earrings Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2007 02:58:52 PM »

Those earrings look so neat, especially the rosary beads!  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2007 03:58:56 PM »

Those earrings look so neat, especially the rosary beads!  Grin

Aha, rosary beads! Now I can stop calling them "Buddhist monk necklace things".  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2007 02:39:51 PM »

those little record thingys are funky!

and the monk earrings are such a neat idea, i might have to steal it! Tongue
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« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2007 01:12:30 PM »

i think theyre called prayer beads?  Huh whatever they are, I love them!!! the records are funky too.

i need to locate my jewelry-making stuff!!!
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« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2007 09:33:05 PM »

Thanks everyone!!  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2007 06:49:04 PM »

those are Buddhist prayer beads. Smiley I have a prayer bracelet I got from my Popo (chinese grandma) and they are supposed to bring me luck if I wear them everyday.  I hope your earrings bring you good luck and good fortune everytime you wear them!  I always love what you do, your so talented!
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« Reply #7 on: November 23, 2007 03:57:19 PM »

nice job- and i like the modelling shots.
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« Reply #8 on: November 24, 2007 09:36:47 PM »

I hope your earrings bring you good luck and good fortune everytime you wear them!  I always love what you do, your so talented!

Thank you so much, that really means a lot!!  Smiley
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