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« on: June 01, 2004 05:13:07 PM »

  :)My friend makes me these great earrings out of bottle caps, and i have pics too, but you have to have a website or something. oh well. any way, she makes the hole in the bottle caps with just a hammer and a nail. Its great. sorry no pics. just thought i'd share. Wink
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« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2004 05:16:25 PM »

  :)My friend makes me these great earrings out of bottle caps, and i have pics too, but you have to have a website or something. oh well. any way, she makes the hole in the bottle caps with just a hammer and a nail. Its great. sorry no pics. just thought i'd share. Wink
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« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2004 05:28:49 PM »

I'd really like to see those.
Could you send me a message when you put the picture? Thanks!
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« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2004 01:22:59 PM »

thanks for the ideas. I think i will try that. It may be a while though...... Undecided
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« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2004 10:09:44 PM »

I just got some vintage bottle caps that i'd ordered from my favorite supply website (www.mantofev.com) and made some pretty cool earrings....go here: http://tinypic.com/o9rc  to see them. this is the link, i'm not sure how to insert the picture into the message. sorry. There's kinda a glare but you'll get the idea.

all i did was hammer a small nail hole into the outer edge of the cap. these caps were already sort of "opened." when i use other caps, i usually use a pliers to pull each little "fold" or crimp out a little to sort of open the bottle cap up a little more...just me, i think they look better like that.

also, a quick little plug, or shout-out if you will...i'm selling some on ebay, if you're interested.  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2004 08:08:25 PM »

Oh those earrings are adorable! 
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« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2004 01:15:44 PM »

Thanks!!!!  Kiss
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