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Topic: Some one asked me a looooooong time ago about this.  (Read 579 times)
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« on: July 12, 2011 08:02:11 AM »

Like two years ago or maybe longer, I made keychains with the same kebob as in the above earrings. Someone asked how I got the marble to stay inside. The trick is to use 18 gauge or larger wire, hammer the swirls before putting the marble in. Secure the marble as best as possible (use needlenosed pliers if necessary) within the spiral and-- very important-- use the tail as the final marble holder.

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« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2011 08:17:44 AM »

These are wonderful!

And I literally LOL'd at the "grab the sinister mustache in the middle . . . " section of the tutorial.

Thanks for the great tut and for the laugh!


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« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2011 08:58:20 AM »

If I gave voice to half the weirdness that goes through my mind when I'm making stuff, the white-coats would netted me a long time ago.

« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2011 10:02:44 AM »

I made a set of these years ago for a younger cousin, happily she can still wear them! Tongue

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« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2011 11:23:28 AM »

love the design looks awesome
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