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« on: August 11, 2012 11:30:45 AM »

Here are some close ups of my newest beads! I hand paint each bead using a porcupine quill on recycled wooden beads. I use craft acrylic because it is thinner than regular acrylic and then dip the beads in a special thick dip on a contraption I made that rotates up to 100 beads at a time. Rotating is the only way to really get the dip evenly coated. They are lightweight and make great focal beads. I would love some feedback!











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« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2012 12:09:30 PM »

those are so pretty, i love the blue green swirls, reminds me of porcelin
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« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2012 01:51:07 PM »

Thank you jenleahlynn. The swirls are my some of my favorite to paint as well - the cool thing is they are so lightweight because they are painted on wood. They look very heavy.
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« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2012 01:17:42 AM »

I love the earth swirl beads best.
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I own too many beads!


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« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2012 12:22:05 PM »

Not sure how I missed these, but I had to comment on them.  Absolutely gorgeous!  What else needs to be said.
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