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« on: July 15, 2013 09:42:59 PM »

I have tried to make a glass vial keepsake pendant that includes water.  The water is the most important component, as that's what I'm trying to save.  I'm a disney freak, and I am trying to keep some water from the pirates of the carribean ride, so i assume the water is chlorinated.
I did some googling and all I could find was to add a drop of oil to the top and seal the vial lid.
I did this and the water is still evaporating quite fast.
Is there something I can add to the water to make it stop evaporating, or slow it down?

Any advice would be appreciated.  Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2013 08:57:08 PM »

If the top is cork, it can be porous, especially if it dries, or was punctured by a hanger, and there may be minute gaps or leaks when the cork is in, esp.  So you need to find a way to make an airtight seal.  What about sealing some wax, or resin, around the top and cork? 
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