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I am an artist, I twist wire,string beads, glue stuff & am generally 'artsy'. I have recently started an artist's blog where I will show works as they progress.

Saturday, April 28, 2012

The Eye Ring

before patina

after w/ patina

Since the first jewelry class back in September of 2009 I wanted to use glass taxidermy eyes. This year I found a source, picked out a few & got to work. I had a few wishes for my eyes,green or gold & slit pupils. This eye met two of those criteria. I was finally able to make this ring because I found solder for copper, my metal of choice. I won't be keeping this ring, today is my best friend's birthday & when I sent him the picture of the raw ring he responded, "I love it, must have one". That is a true friend, wanting the raw ring w/o hesitation.I'll get it wrapped & then I'm taking him for dim sum tomorrow.  A funny story about Bryan, when I was having the experience from hell a couple of weeks ago switching cable/ internet providers I called him & said" you are going to have to talk me off this ledge because I am ready to start sniping off the tower" he didn't miss a beat, just replied " I can talk you down if you want, but you know I'm going to be by your side reloading"

eye sets

I'm going to celebrate International Charm Day by finishing a charm bracelet I've been collecting parts for a couple of years. I've been laying it out for  six months, easy.So that bracelet & maybe some work on my 'green' piece today. Have a creative day everyone!


  1. Very cool I love it with the patina it really brings out the speckles in the eye.


  2. I love your ring! And of course, Bryan's response! :)


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