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« on: January 01, 2011 12:39:07 PM »




The sun is out in Seattle today so it was my sign to grout this mirror already!

18 inches diameter base
Mirror is 8 inches square

I did not cut any pieces of glass, I simply bought tumbled small broken pieces and put them in where they fit.

Wooden base treated with water sealant- Wire hanger on the back to support 50 pounds
Black grout
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« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2011 03:37:09 PM »

Wow, very cool! Love the colors and the checkerboard border around the main mirror. You should definitely do more mosaics. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2011 03:46:34 PM »

Pretty! I thought the background was black, but it looks purple. What color glass is it?
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« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2011 05:32:34 PM »

Thank you, Thank YOU!
The background is indeed purple.
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« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2011 11:18:46 PM »

Nice!

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I simply bought tumbled small broken pieces

Where can you buy those?  At a regular craft store or do you need go to specialty store or an internet site?  If it's a internet site, could you share it?  I'm planning on trying my hand at making a mosaic on a window and that sounds like what I need...especially since I don't know how to cut tiles!
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« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2011 01:29:26 PM »

I buy tumbled glass pieces at a store called BEDROCK INDUSTRIES in Seattle.  Here is the link to their store... I don't know if they ship or not.

http://www.bedrockindustries.com/

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Thanks!  That's funny because  I randomly found Bedrock Industries online last year and after I wrote the question to you, I thought to myself, "well, if joby560's place doesn't work out, maybe I'll try that online place I bookmarked!"  So, I'll give them a call and see what I can arrange.  :-)
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