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Topic: Coconut Heart Earrings (3 Pairs)  (Read 1300 times)
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« on: December 10, 2010 04:31:29 PM »

Sorry accidentally posted this under my wife's account at first.

Getting ready for Christmas and I am working on making some presents for my Sisters kids 4 girls and a Boy. I finished 3 pairs of earrings last night, I need to make 1 more pair of earrings and figure out something to make for my nephew. But I thought I would share my progress so far.

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I tried to keep them kind of primitive cause I like the texture it gives the earrings. If they were all straight cuts I think they would look too clean and boring. Any feedback would be appreciated and any suggestions for my nephew  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2010 05:02:44 PM »

So cute! How do you make the heart part? Or is it all carved?

How old is your nephew?

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« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2010 05:23:41 PM »

It is all carved, I cut out the squares then I removed (shaved down) the coconut around the heart leaving the hearts raised up, then I sanded and polished the hearts. My nieces are 10 , 8, 6, and 4 and my nephew is 2.
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2010 07:55:41 PM »

So I finished a necklace for my little sister. It is also made of coconut and has jasper beads.

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« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2010 11:07:07 PM »

looks like chocolate!!

« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2010 09:58:19 AM »

Those are just too cool! I've never seen anything made with coconut before.

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