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« Reply #10 on: December 08, 2005 04:04:13 PM »

I used a patina for it that I had already.  It's basically an acid that erodes the metal (then you seal it when you want it to stop, which I used a sealer that I use for painting).  I already had some sitting around from other metal projects, but you can get it in those sets for painting stuff, like wood, to make it look metal.  They sell the sets at most craft stores.
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« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2005 04:28:50 PM »

Ah, I'm glad you explained that because I was just going to ask what a patina was.  I think it looks lovely.  The mesh that I saw already had rubber washer-like things around it.  I had an interesting idea with it, but it wasn't going to pan out well.  I'm glad this worked for you.
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« Reply #12 on: December 09, 2005 08:20:32 PM »

To think of all these type screens I burned up in college. Roll Eyes

And I could have been making a totally ghoulish flower brooch. Very creative and beautiful!!
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« Reply #13 on: December 10, 2005 02:46:52 AM »

This is gorgeous! Shocked Oh, I just don't know who to vote for & now you've made it even harder... Huh Cheesy
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« Reply #14 on: December 10, 2005 05:22:16 AM »

i eat this. it is so cool.
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« Reply #15 on: December 10, 2005 05:47:29 AM »

That's gorgeous! I like your use of the patina too, makes it look so uniquely antique.
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« Reply #16 on: December 10, 2005 05:51:10 AM »

I think it's gorgeous too!  And eat how it looks as a brain protector pin... fab picture of you, btw.
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« Reply #17 on: December 12, 2005 10:15:42 AM »

This is really lovely.  I'd wear it in as minute!  Nice work.
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« Reply #18 on: December 12, 2005 04:30:29 PM »

ah I eat your tats and peircings!
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It looks absolutely sweet on your brain protector!
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