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« on: December 02, 2008 02:46:51 PM »

First time user of Art Clay Silver. My spice and I found a bunch of garnets in Idaho on our vacation and I want to make some mementos of our wonderful time there.

I had to learn a new craft to do it though and this one could break the bank, it's so fun.

The one with 5 stones is the second try and uses tumbled garnets. The one with three stones has raw garnets. By "raw" I mean not tumbled, polished or anything. They were just dug out of the ground and washed. I like the look of them in my ring because they match my skill level in the medium - primitive!




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« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2008 03:12:48 PM »

 Grin Beautiful!
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« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2008 03:14:19 PM »

I think they are wonderful even if you are fairly new to this.  keep up the good work!
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Will swap for ceramic bisque steer skulls!
Always in need of things like these!!!
Found another soup of acrylic, seed, glass, wood, polymer, metal, and shell beads!  PM me if you want to swap!!
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« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2008 03:18:56 PM »

Ooh, I love!  They're beautiful.
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« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2008 04:59:12 PM »

Thank you, my crafty friends!

I also consider it a win that I didn't set my hair on fire.
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