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« on: November 14, 2013 05:09:56 PM »

A piece of cherry cabinet from the Habitat Restore, almost all my broken chains,a few beads, a broken compact, a small mirror from the candle section at Dollar Tree, a few charms and odd earrings, and iridescent glass tiles from the craft store. The dragonfly is from some clearanced metal garden decor, that I painted.

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The tiles are very iridescent in real life.

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I'll go over it again and fill in a couple of places a bit more. But I'm pretty happy with how it came out.
EDIT-putting a link to my inspiration here in the top post, I forgot to do that when I originally posted! I don't know her,but this artist makes cool stuff. https://www.etsy.com/shop/TUTreasures?ref=l2-shopheader-name
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« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2013 06:41:52 PM »

wow--what an eye-catching piece!  You put this together in such a nice way..it is a mosaic of texture and interesting objects!  You have a great eye for repurposing "junk" items...fabulous!
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« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2013 07:06:29 PM »

Thanks, always! I really enjoyed putting it together.
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« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2013 07:37:31 AM »

It is lovely! It looks like some old Arabic or Indian art-piece.
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« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2013 09:14:02 AM »

This is fantastic, I love all the textures! 
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« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2013 02:27:39 PM »

thank you!
now I need to collect more chains... Grin
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« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2013 05:46:42 PM »

That's an interesting piece with an exotic feel. I like the association of the colored tiles and the chains. Great choice of colors too!
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« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2013 05:56:48 PM »

thank you!
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« Reply #8 on: November 16, 2013 01:34:51 PM »

I love all the repurposed chain, what a fabulous idea!  It really lends alot of texture to your lovely piece Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: November 16, 2013 02:05:04 PM »

Thanks! I got the idea after seeing the great stuff this artist does with chains and beads. https://www.etsy.com/shop/TUTreasures?ref=l2-shopheader-name
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