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« Reply #10 on: January 31, 2009 05:49:26 AM »

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I want to give this a try I have some silver forks.What tools did you use?
I use  two pliers and a glue gun (to hold the beads while I work with wire), but these forks are quite malleable.
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« Reply #11 on: January 31, 2009 10:15:56 AM »

I've seen tons of spoon pendanst before, but never forks.........I LOVE them!!! So curly and swirly, just the way I like 'em.
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« Reply #12 on: January 31, 2009 02:27:17 PM »

Oh my gosh! These are amazing!
I just made a whole bunch of silverware bracelets and was going to try some wire wrapping similar to this because the metal got a bit scratched but I never thought about using beads. Thank you so much for sharing these!
Did you glue the wire and beads down or did you just wrap it around the fork?
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« Reply #13 on: January 31, 2009 03:34:02 PM »

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Did you glue the wire and beads down or did you just wrap it around the fork?
The wire is just wrapped, I use glue to fix the big glass beads while I'm working because they have not holes, so they slip a lot
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« Reply #14 on: February 01, 2009 11:21:49 AM »

That's amazing! I adore the forks.
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« Reply #15 on: February 03, 2009 07:54:46 AM »

wow, these are magnificant - and very pretty, great idea!
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« Reply #16 on: February 03, 2009 12:05:28 PM »

Very cool, love the recycling.

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« Reply #17 on: March 07, 2009 02:02:43 AM »

I really like these!  So you just used 2 pliers?  I was thinking a vise, wrapped in tape, might be helpful to hold the silverware while bending.  I saw an episode on DIY in which she used silver plated ware, and then used a propane torch to heat them up, while they were held in the vise, to make them easier to bend.  I don't know that would help on the heavier stainless steel.

I just got a score of silver plated stuff for 50 cents a piece at my favorite thrift shop.  I really want to try this!  These pieces are much more creative than what I saw on DIY.  I like the added beads and bent tines!!

I grabbed a couple of tiny forks and spoons, thinking they might make good rings...  The only mandrel I have is plastic though, and I am not sure that will work to bend them around...
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« Reply #18 on: March 07, 2009 08:26:52 AM »

The last one is my favourite. These are great - the curled fork tines are especially wonderful.
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« Reply #19 on: March 10, 2009 05:39:58 PM »

Beautiful work and designs!

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