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« on: July 14, 2009 04:47:06 PM »

I bought a few Green Girl Studios pewter beads, and I'm not sure what to do with them.  Has anyone used these, or have ideas of what I can do with them?


« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2009 07:27:39 PM »

I"m not familiar with this type of bead. Is this an elephant?  How cute!  Is there a hole in the bead?  You could do lots of things with this.  It could be the focal bead.

« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2009 08:45:17 PM »

OMG! That's an AWESOME bead! How big is it?  I'd make little ellie earrings out of those for sure!

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« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2009 04:59:22 AM »

elottino you can see on my blog some of jewerly that i made with this kind of beads (flowers, butterfly...etc)



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« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2009 10:52:36 AM »

If they're beads (with holes) --and this looks like a ojime type bead** used for Asian "inro" containers-- then you could use them on cording for zipper, fan or light pulls, or as decorative dangles on bookmarks or other things, or for pendants if they aren't too large in diameter and you aren't large-chested, or as knob handles on boxes or other containers, etc.  
** http://www.google.com/images?q=ojime

If they don't have holes, you could perhaps drill one through the bead or just large enough to add an eye screw, glue in a eye pin, etc.
If you use them somewhere you wouldn't want to see a hole, you could put a head pin through the hole along with a spacer bead large enough to cover the hole or something like that, and the bottom end of the head pin could probably be hidden or even used.


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