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« on: July 04, 2012 04:26:50 PM »

I had the opportunity to learn a new craft this past weekend from HSG, our glass crafts board moderator.  She brought mosaic pendant supplies to a small Craftster moderator get together.  I've never worked with mosaics before and was very happy to learn!  I selected a few glass discs, some colorful shards and silver microbeads.  The decorative elements were glued into a pendant tray using E6000 and then sealed using a two part resin.  I fussed with my design for a good hour before I was satisfied with the placement and am happy with how it turned out.  It reminds me of the ocean.   Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2012 05:24:09 PM »

So pretty!! It kind of reminds me of a tide pool. I'm determined to get a personal mosaic lesson from HSG one of these days Smiley. Her talent rubbed off on you!
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« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2012 05:48:09 PM »

It's beautiful, and it reminds me of the ocean as well.

It was so much fun to make those pendants. HSG rocks. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2012 06:21:32 PM »

It did turn out beautiful, MW! The tesserae you picked is for sure reminiscent of the sea.

Glad everyone had fun with them. Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2012 06:45:16 PM »

Very pretty - I feel like I want to pick it up and touch it.  Is it completely smooth on top from pouring the resin?
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« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2012 07:12:00 PM »

Is it completely smooth on top from pouring the resin?

It is!
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« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2012 09:05:48 PM »

That's absolutely beautiful, MW!
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« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2012 05:56:36 AM »

Lovely effect with the resin. I really like the combination you have put together here.
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« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2012 07:18:40 AM »

I really liked yours a lot, MissingWillow....I guess because I love the sea and it really did evoke those feelings...I love how everything looks like bubbles...very calm and soothing...I think the fussing was worth it!
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« Reply #9 on: July 05, 2012 07:55:33 AM »

Thanks so much for the nice comments!
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