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« on: October 23, 2008 12:34:07 AM »

All of my previous attempts at making rings were not so spectacular, to say the least.  I'm pretty happy about these 3 though  Smiley

Funny story (or not) about this one - because of this ring, I now swear by wearing safety glasses when I use wire.  This cute little unassuming plain jane ring, landed me a puncture wound less than an inch under my eyeball and a black eye for over 2 weeks now.  While wrapping the ends, my needle nose pliers slipped off the wire and I stabbed myself about 1/8 of an inch below my eye socket.  Lesson learned.



This one is my favorite - not sure I can put this one out for the public  Cheesy



This one is not quite as huge as it looks, but it does have a LOT of bling!  My hands are only 6" from the bottom of my palm to the tip of my middle finger, so it looks MUCH larger on me than it would on most people.



Please feel free to comment and point out anything that I could do to improve!
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« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2008 02:36:40 AM »

Oh my gosh! I'm glad you didn't poke your eye out!  Your rings are absolutely beautiful, but if you lose an eye in the process, it's just no bueno!  Hope your black eye heals soon!
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« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2008 02:39:13 AM »

They look so neat and professional! Who knew you could achieve that with beads and wire?! I am officially inspired, thanks  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2008 07:21:24 AM »

You are a serious craftster. Withstanding personal injury for your craft! I LOOOOOOOVVVVVVEEEEE these rings> Are they buttons or beads? gREAT JOB, MY FAVE IS, UM, all of them.
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« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2008 01:36:47 PM »

I guess I am a little hardcore - or crazy - I finished the ring while my cheek was still bleeding  Tongue

Thank you all for the wonderful compliments!  They really do keep me encouraged!

As for the rings, they are all buttons - Joann was having a 50% off sale  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2008 05:11:42 PM »

those are very well done, despite the danger factor!!
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« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2008 06:37:56 PM »

Great rings and I'd never have guessed that they were buttons!
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