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« on: April 29, 2007 06:22:59 PM »


I just finished this:

Here's a close up of the knot:

It's all stainless, except for the connectors inside the celtic knot and the ball at the end which are bronze.

I think it would be great with a renaissance outfit, what do you think?  Grin

Have fun!
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« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2007 06:28:01 PM »

Awesome! How long did it take?  Would you be selling these?

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« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2007 06:37:13 PM »

How lovely!
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« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2007 08:32:17 PM »

that's so cool. love it

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« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2007 09:14:21 PM »

The belt is truly beautiful.   

BTW, I visited your site and have fallen in love.  You do amazing work; I'm in awe!

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« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2007 09:16:27 PM »

That's awesome - I need something like this with a few of my costumes - it looks way better than a rope belt!

What faires do you go to??
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« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2007 10:16:12 AM »

Wow, that's really impressive!

But one question - umm, how do you get it on and off? Is there a different clasp at the back?

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« Reply #7 on: April 30, 2007 05:27:30 PM »

Ohmygosh, I want one!

« Reply #8 on: April 30, 2007 09:08:31 PM »

That's really great. I love the celtic detail.

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« Reply #9 on: April 30, 2007 10:31:08 PM »

Thanks everyone!

Darthsqurl: I didn't really time it, but it was a couple hours maybe...

Snowfalldesigns: I haven't really gotten into faires so much yet, it's quite an investment....I like to go as a 'pay'tron, though!! Cheesy Mostly the Great Lakes Medieval Faire, and the Ohio Ren Fest.

Squirellypoo: Very perceptive! I moved the clasp on purpose, so as not to detract from the knot....it clasps at the side, so that any extra chain hanging down doesn't take away from the design in front.

Thanks all for your wonderful comments!
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