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« on: July 23, 2014 01:58:51 PM »

Saw this poem and was moved by the words:
Those we love don't go away,
They walk beside us everyday,
unseen, unheard, but always near,
still missed and very dear.
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Wanted to make a mosaic using this and here is the final product. Using stained glass, tempered glass, beads, grout and grout tinting.
feather by HRSG, on Flickr

The 4 sides are all mosaiced, and it can also be hung on the wall or be free standing.
feather1 by HRSG, on Flickr

feather2 by HRSG, on Flickr

Finished size is 7 x 7 x 2

Thank you for checking it out. Smiley Comments and questions always welcome.
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« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2014 03:56:31 PM »

It is beautiful...it made me cry... Wink Cry

I love how you did the feather...and that you chose a feather for this piece...it is something you can hold and yet it is so easily taken by the wind...

Lovely inspiration for your work...nice job!
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« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2014 08:19:05 PM »

Thank you so much, alwaysinmyroom. Smiley The feather idea came from my sister. She sees random feathers and is quite certain they are reminders from her husband. I tend to agree.
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« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2014 03:44:36 AM »

HSG, that is really beautiful -- the feather really makes it! How did you do the words? Are they sandwiched in clear glass?
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« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2014 05:21:23 AM »

The words are printed on stock then glued to the substrate and clear glass glued over that. Thank you, Sonjaboo  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2014 07:36:24 AM »

wow, so beautiful
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« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2014 08:32:37 AM »

Thank you Smiley
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Beautiful color and depth. I love the feather and the poem behind glass. Thanks for sharing.
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« Reply #8 on: July 26, 2014 04:42:23 PM »

Beautiful words and interpretation of them.
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« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2014 07:24:33 PM »

Awww, thank you both so much  Smiley
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