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« on: July 10, 2012 01:45:27 PM »

Been dying to make one of these for a long time.
I've got a slight creepy obsession with tentacles, why? I'm not entirely sure.
So i grabbed my clay, a tunnel and made a stretcher as close to the gauge side that i could.
Turned out not too bad for a first attempt, excuse the dirt, i was too excited to test it out and accidentally dropped it..
Considering making some fake-gauged ones too. All my other bits and pieces are scattered about Craftster and facebook if anyone wishes too have a wee snoop.

All ideas and requests are welcome, would love to give some new ideas a shot Smiley

* Just a wee warning for folks, polymer clay isn't the safest material for jewellery, most places advice against, i wear mines through silicon plugs at the moment so it's not directly on my skin. All my pieces are given a thick layer of gloss as well, to help seal the clay (and in some cases colour) in.



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« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2012 01:52:08 PM »

Super cool!  Love the tentacle look and the rainbow suckers!  Wish I had ones like that when I had my ears gauged.
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« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2012 12:49:00 AM »

Tentacles give me the shivers, but i think the rainbow is enough to make me forget to be grossed out. Smiley I think they look so cool!
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« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2012 10:38:38 AM »

Hehe thank you Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2012 11:11:55 AM »

I love the tentacle suckers so much!
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« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2012 08:03:33 AM »

Hehe thank you, they're a little misshapen as this was my first attempt.
Hopefully there will be some more new neat ones in the near future!
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« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2012 05:15:09 AM »

Going to be whipping up a few fake gauges, as my sister is dying for one.
Will post them asap ^_^
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« Reply #7 on: August 22, 2012 01:04:33 PM »

this is a very nice piece of work, but polymer clay jewelry is very extremely unhealthy for your ears!!
click here:
http://awfulmodifications.tumblr.com/post/19229548599/why-your-average-polymer-clay-design-is-bad-for-your

plus, if the jewelry isn't perfectly round it can really damage your lobe. i really suggest not putting these in your ears! Sad the clay really shouldn't touch your skin directly.
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« Reply #8 on: August 22, 2012 01:42:05 PM »

Aw thank you so much for the advice, The link was really informative i will pass it along to others.
I had already read up on it before making the piece.
Because of this it is barely ever worn Smiley



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« Reply #9 on: August 26, 2012 07:20:25 AM »

oh, that's very good! it is really cool though Smiley
i'm glad that you took my advice nicely, most people completely disregard it and don't take me seriously, haha Smiley
anyways, good job on this!!
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