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« on: December 08, 2011 12:29:37 PM »

Found this little broken piece of china from a leftover project, and wanted to use it in a pendant. The swallows are so graceful and delicate looking.

Filled in around the china with shades of blue glass frit, and sealed the whole piece.

Two Swallows Mosaic Pendantv23a by HRSG, on Flickr

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« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2011 12:32:31 PM »

It is SOOO pretty!
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« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2011 12:57:12 PM »

 Smiley Thank you.
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« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2011 01:01:11 PM »

What a nice save of the broken china!

ha something old, something new and something blue...lovely!
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« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2011 01:59:58 PM »

Best re-use I've seen in a long time! It's lovely.
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« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2011 02:22:03 PM »

It is lovely and I want it -  Cheesy so if you are feeling generous Cheesy ......
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« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2011 04:29:31 PM »

ha something old, something new and something blue...lovely!
Very true and very clever!

Thank you all for your lovely comments. Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: December 08, 2011 09:18:54 PM »

so pretty, I agree Cheesy Looks like the piece of china was broken in exactly the right place.
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« Reply #8 on: December 09, 2011 05:07:28 AM »

Well, it did go through the grinder and nipping process to get it to the bird area only. Wink

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« Reply #9 on: December 09, 2011 09:29:50 AM »

So lovely!
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« Reply #10 on: December 09, 2011 04:45:34 PM »

Simply beautiful piece here.
You did a marvelous job!
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« Reply #12 on: December 10, 2011 04:25:09 PM »

Thank you for your comments! Smiley
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« Reply #13 on: December 12, 2011 09:50:49 AM »

Blue Willow! My favorite!
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« Reply #14 on: December 12, 2011 10:17:57 AM »

Thank you! It is great for mosaics. Smiley
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« Reply #15 on: December 13, 2011 01:31:25 PM »

This is very beautiful.
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« Reply #16 on: December 13, 2011 02:09:55 PM »

That is such a great idea and so beautifully executed.  The blue is great.

I could see doing this as a keepsake if you have a cup or plate that belonged to someone special and you want to keep it close to your heart, but don't necessarily want to keep the whole dish...anyone up for smashing Grandma's china?
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« Reply #17 on: December 13, 2011 04:47:04 PM »

Thank you both for such great comments. Smiley

Actually got a better image of this pendant today.

Two Swallows Mosaic Pendantv23a by HRSG, on Flickr
Give a truer idea of the colors.
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