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« Reply #10 on: February 23, 2013 02:12:37 AM »

Oh that is wonderful! I inherited Grandmas sewing supplies to and her thimbles were much too tiny for my fingers,this would be a great way to use them.
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« Reply #11 on: February 23, 2013 02:36:40 AM »

Yep, it's official, I LOVE IT!
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« Reply #12 on: February 23, 2013 02:37:42 AM »

lovely. I have an old silver thimble of my grandmother's. It is too small for me and also hsi holes in the top where the needles have worn through with use - so really no longer usable as a thimble but it would make a lovely Necklace. Thanks you so much for the idea  - although yours is so beautiful with the little dangles hanging from inside that I will  never match it.
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« Reply #13 on: February 23, 2013 03:30:26 AM »

Oh that is wonderful! I inherited Grandmas sewing supplies to and her thimbles were much too tiny for my fingers,this would be a great way to use them.

this was too tiny for my fingers too!  lol.  so yes, this is a great way to use them!

Yep, it's official, I LOVE IT!

thank you!!  Grin

lovely. I have an old silver thimble of my grandmother's. It is too small for me and also hsi holes in the top where the needles have worn through with use - so really no longer usable as a thimble but it would make a lovely Necklace. Thanks you so much for the idea  - although yours is so beautiful with the little dangles hanging from inside that I will  never match it.

thanks!  and you're welcome!  but why not give it a try?  you may just surprise yourself.  I wasn't sure about it when I had the idea, but as I worked on it, it started turning into something beautiful!  go on and make something pretty with those worn out thimbles!  Grin
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« Reply #14 on: February 23, 2013 06:30:50 AM »

I love this so much. It is just wonderful.
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« Reply #15 on: February 23, 2013 07:34:15 AM »

What a touching way to remember your grandmother! Much more personal than stashing it away somewhere or putting it in a shadow box.
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« Reply #16 on: February 23, 2013 08:59:44 AM »

A very lovely remembrance of you grandmother. 
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it's like a little jellyfish and it's lovely.
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« Reply #18 on: February 24, 2013 12:34:26 AM »

thank you SO much kittykill, kbrison, SiFi Mom, and jexxican.  Smiley  I especially like the idea of it looking like a little jellyfish.  they can be so pretty!

note for myself and anyone who makes jewelry; make sure your jumprings are sturdy.  if they aren't, use a pre-soldered ring and attach chains with smaller, sturdy jumprings or solder your flimsy jumprings yourself.  you don't want your jewelry falling apart like this necklace did today.  don't worry, I fixed it with a bit of soldering.  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #19 on: February 24, 2013 12:54:48 AM »

So beautiful!  The cascade of quartz on the chains hanging out make it look like a gorgeous graceful jellyfish, or a bell with multiple clappers! 

What an amazing memory piece.  Smiley  I bet your grandmother would be proud! 
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