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Topic: Porcupine Quill Earrings  (Read 1084 times)
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« on: June 28, 2005 02:15:58 PM »

I made these and two other pairs at camp this week.

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« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2005 06:14:41 PM »

Those are really cute.  But out of curiosity and a little bit of grossed-outness... Do you know how they got the quills?
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« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2005 08:02:59 PM »

when I saw the title of this thread, I thought you meant african porcupines. then, while the page was loading, I tried to figure out the mechanics of putting one of those on your ear......boy was I surprised when I saw these cuties!

« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2005 10:13:09 PM »

I don't really know how they got them, but they're all clean and we just cut the tips off before sliding the needle through.. it's really not gross, it's a fun craft. And they're super lightweight.
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« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2005 07:26:00 AM »

I think porcupines shed their quills, so it's probably perfectly safe for the animals.  I googled "porcupine quills" out of curiosity, and there are plenty of site out there that sell the quills if anyone wants to make something with them.  Just don't buy from a site that gets them from trappers.  Apparently they are good for weaving projects as well.

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