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1  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Discussion and Questions / rock necklace advice/input. on: September 07, 2010 06:12:34 PM
so, a weeks ago i was in a serious car crash, (cars back tire blew out, car spun out of control, my side hit a barrier and the car flipped, we had to be cut out) myself and the driver were fine, literally a few bruises from the seatbelt, some muscle pain and i had a small cut on my shin. when viewing the wreckage of the car (it was totaled) i took a piece of gravel that had come in through my window (which shattered) onto the dashboard.

i didn't really put any special thought into which one i took, i just went for the closest one, as a memento.
i wanted to turn this into a necklace as a reminder of how lucky i was to be unscathed/alive. However, i don't want to drill a hole in it for fear of it breaking and i only have the one piece of gravel.

my two thoughts on what to do were either
-wire wrapping (its triangular in shape)
-gluing some thing to the back which thread/metal could be slipped through.

i am kind of leaning towards wire wrapping because it would look better, though i like the image of the gravel on its own, my concerns are that, the gluing idea might make it look cheap/crappy or that wire wrapping would make it look really girly.

so if anyone has any advice on a good way to create a necklace from it, or input on which idea would work better it would be much appreciated.

it's the best picture i could get at night/with the camera i have. sorry its blurry. the 2 euro coin was for scale, but i ended up holding it to get a better picture.

2  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: Gummi Venus De Milo on: March 07, 2008 02:53:57 PM
holy crap i want those so badly.
how did you manage to make such tiny molds!?!

they are awesome!
well done ^.^
3  FIBER ARTS / Dyeing: Discussion and Questions / Re: tie dye bedding/pillow cases on: September 03, 2007 08:45:30 AM
thanks for the reply ^.^
4  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Re: Super Mario Mural! Now with Pics and VIDEO! on: August 27, 2007 03:42:34 PM
that is freakin awsome. my sister and i have been trying to convince our mom to let us do somthing similar. lol.
5  CRAFTY BUSINESS ADVICE / Get Product and Website Opinions / Re: Want to leave eBay and just have own site - would love imput! on: August 21, 2007 03:41:28 PM
if you put some more up for auction on ebay you could include an advertisement for your shop in the description.
say that your selling them at cheaper prices.
it might boost sales or atleast boost visits.

That's completely against ebay rules.

oops, sorry i didnt know. i've seen it before so assumed that it was okay.
6  U.K. AND IRELAND / IRELAND / Re: Anyone from ireland? on: August 19, 2007 06:39:10 PM
im from dublin. apparently K & M evans are good, they are off abby street (i think) i havnt been there yet, but im going soon so i'll be able to report back ^.^
o'sullivan graphics is cool for paints/paintbrushes/markers/sketch pads/easels/artist case thingys/weird shaped and ordinary shaped canvas's/pallets ect. ect. ect.

does anyone know where i could get clear or tinted marbles?
7  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: hey grandma, look at what i made with your nightgown... on: August 19, 2007 06:27:45 PM
i think it looks cool ^.^ (although you have reminded me summer is nearly over Sad..but good news is i have to get new folders and that means decorating them interestingly...this year im going with pogs)

anyway lol. its groovy ^.^
8  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: pink and brown hobo bag IMG HEAVY on: August 19, 2007 05:42:25 PM
its cool, much cooler than a hobo (who, i might add, are evil.)
9  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Re: pop up ish book on: August 19, 2007 05:30:55 PM
it looks really cool, and lets be honest, everyone loves pop up books!

10  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Watch Out Bracelet on: August 19, 2007 12:30:49 PM
that is really cool. if i could make one out of working watches i would wear it all the time(i cant stand to wear a watch but i dont mind bracelets lol)

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