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raineydaze
« on: June 16, 2008 02:08:06 PM »

So-called because much of it was found on the sidewalk outside where I work.
I've been messing around with wiring neat little bits of stuff together for years. I finally went and spent lotsa money to get all the non-found-object pieces necessary to make such jewelries pretty, and this is what I came up with on my first attempt drawing from my new stash:



I wish you could see the colors better, they are really quite vivid, but this is the best my poor little camera could do.
The middle piece is a bit of a beer bottle, the colorful things are beads, and the other thingies are tiny pebbles.
 Smiley Thanks for looking--opinions? suggestions?


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Tamarama
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2008 02:27:58 PM »

I love it!  I'd wear it.  Wouldn't change a thing.  Smiley

I'm so glad to see that someone else uses things found on the sidewalk to make jewelry.  Smiley  I sometimes worry what the neighbors are thinking when they see me scavenging.  Wink
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knittinginnowhere
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2008 04:35:17 PM »

Did you grind down the beer bottle at all so it wouldn't be so sharp?
I'm just concerned and curious.
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raineydaze
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2008 09:20:14 PM »

Yes, I did, kind of. I rubbed it on its one sharp edge, but it was a pretty smooth break.
Don't worry, it won't hurt anyone.   Shocked
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« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2008 01:20:26 PM »

cool!  yeah, i collect little bits that i find in my travels as well.  i found this perfect little blue marble one day...i's one of my tiny little prizes.  it's not a piece of jewelry....YET...
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thecatsmeow
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2008 07:04:35 PM »

Thats a really neat idea, and i love the name, sidewalk necklace.  I have never really thought about taking a look at the things I do see on the sidewalks or even parking lots.  I will have to take a closer look next time i see something. You never know what might be there!
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