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« on: August 18, 2008 08:14:46 AM »

I had a hard time deciding whether to put this in reconstructed or completed but they are marbles made into pendants so I hope this is the right place Smiley

I have all these flat backed marbles that I have many plans for, this being just one of them.
It was kind of an experiment Smiley But I think for a first attempt it worked pretty well.

Basically I took paper hole punches and colored them with colored pencils and then glued them on the back of the marble and attached a bail with two part epoxy and voila! A super cute pendant Smiley

Here are four I've made so far:

I have many more plans with this Smiley I can't wait to share with all of you!


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« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2008 08:25:13 AM »

Super cute!  I do a similar thing, but I was using makeshift bent end crimper thingers instead of bails, and a mixture of E9000 and super glue; I think you've helped me out tons. 
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« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2008 08:32:58 AM »

Love the effect i'd never have guessed they were marbles
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« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2008 08:38:33 AM »

Super cute!  I do a similar thing, but I was using makeshift bent end crimper thingers instead of bails, and a mixture of E9000 and super glue; I think you've helped me out tons. 
Ya those bails come in handy I use them for several things! They are called Annarku (sp?) bails, you can find them the cheapest off ebay. And Thanks for your comment!
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« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2008 08:39:10 AM »

Love the effect i'd never have guessed they were marbles

Thanks! I love how the marble magnifies it Smiley It looks a lot neater in person!
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« Reply #5 on: August 18, 2008 09:05:21 AM »

Those are so cute! I wouldn't have thought of them either!!

What are bails? The metal necklace part??

Have you thought of using colored paper and hole punchin that?? or they have the cool scrapbooking paper that may make cool designs!

I really, really like these!
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« Reply #6 on: August 18, 2008 09:21:22 AM »

Super Cute  Wink
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« Reply #7 on: August 18, 2008 09:43:58 AM »

Those are so cute! I wouldn't have thought of them either!!

What are bails? The metal necklace part??

Have you thought of using colored paper and hole punchin that?? or they have the cool scrapbooking paper that may make cool designs!

I really, really like these!

Thank you very much!! Those are some of my ideas!! Cheesy
Paper punching magazines, colored paper, scrapbook paper.
Create other designs other than flowers...
Sooo many ideas Smiley

The bail is the silver part to hang the pendant on a chain. The bails I use are annraku (sp?). I get them off Ebay. Thanks Again So Much!
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« Reply #8 on: August 18, 2008 09:47:50 AM »

Oh I wanted to show these as well. I made these quite awhile ago last fall.

I wear them ALL the time, they are simple, cute, and go well with certain outfits. I still need to find a brown marble to make another one. They are just solid colored flat back marbles.

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« Reply #9 on: August 18, 2008 09:54:47 AM »

I love these. The first ones made me thing of resin at first. they are super pretty. I love the new ones too. Very good job.
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