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    Holiday Greetings From Lurkdom

    Congrats and I'm so glad things worked out well in the end, she's a beaut.
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    And I wondered why this forum was dead

    WOW! Happy Christmas everyone
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    Fun picture

    OMG the answer to life the universe and everything!
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    Fun picture

    People keep asking me about the strength of feathers and I would have asked similar questions myself a few years ago. Feathers are actually very strong even if you manage to bend the quill it is possible and reasonably easy to straighten them out again (I have done this with a feather one of my cats got hold of and it seemed destroyed but it now looks almost as good as new), same goes for the 'fluffy' bits of a feather, all you need is some patience and a little steam. I had a lady ask me for a pair of peacock feather earrings to replace some she bought in the 60s and had only just got to the point of no return. If you think about it they have to last the bird a whole year and that's out in all conditions. The ends of the lariat have 7 feathers in each end, they are pretty solid. I haven't made DC0 in any other metal yet but the pattern will be the same.
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    Fun picture

    Daisy Chain 0 was an accidental weave invention while trying to make Hoodoo with rings that were just a little too small. It is closely related to Elemental Dragon's Daisy Chain weaves (hence the name). Phong! came up with a much better explanation than I did so here it is (thanks Phong!) "This has side rings at every eye of the base chain (I would add here that the base chain is actually small bits of chain 3 rings long). Using the Daisy Chain relation, this would be Daisy Chain 0. DC 2 skips every 2 eyes; in the picture it goes skip, side, skip, skip, side, skip, skip, side... DC 1 skips every 1 eye; the picture goes side, skip, side, skip, side, skip... This one doesn't skip any eyes, so the logical progression for the name would be DC0." Brass, copper and nickle silver 1mm wire 3mm ID Also my latest feather item. Double sided feather lariat. The feathers are set in sterling silver ornate cones and the chain is all handmade fuzed 1mm fine silver, 3mm & 6mm ID (the 6mm ID rings are squashed then twisted to form a figure 8). The chain is 39 inches long and the feathers make the whole thing 49 inches long. Front Back
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    Fun picture

    Beautiful stone setting, love that.
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    edible weaving

    om nom nom
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    First posting of pics....

    Lovely work and great pics too. I really like the first HP4in1 necklace, the transition of the colours is unusual and striking.
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    My son's Christmas snowflake ornament.

    Phew I was getting worried!
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    My son's Christmas snowflake ornament.

    Awesome, he'll be outdoing you if you're careful!
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    Not chainmaille but...............

    Wow! Leo these are incredible. I've tried wire wrapping a couple times but I can't imagine being able to produce that kinda quality. Master Mistress of Wire!
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    Oooo I want one!!!

    OMG Spoon Dragon
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    OMG, you're nuts!
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    Recycled Dragon

    A commissioned dragon all in recycled electrical cable. 1.2mm, 1mm & 0.8mm wire, 5mm, 4mm & 2.6mm ID. Persian Dragonscale & Euro4in1, wire work head. He looks a bit lopsided in the last pic lol
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    Tire Commercial - WTF

    Errrr kinda horrible to start with, I'm glad my kids haven't seen it. But then it kinda gets better.
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    Sunrise in Scales

    Gorgeous! Completely gorgeous. Makes me think of Aztec gold and that kind of thing.
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    Baby got a brand new bag ... [pic]

  20. Japanese Dragonscale units joined in an 'Aura' fashion in stainless steel 1.29mm 6.1mm ID, 0.81mm 5mm ID, 3.2mm ID & 3mm ID. Narrina's Celtic Labyrinth, not the chain version but the unit version joined into a chain (if that makes any sense???). All copper 1mm wire 4mm ID & 3mm ID, center ring 1.2mm wire 7mm ID. I have not made December before so I thought I'd have a go at that (I should have used bigger or less springy rings as my pliers bit me while making this). 0.81mm stainless steel 2.9mm ID, center ring 1.29mm 6.1mm ID and some December earrings in sterling silver 1mm and 0.8mm wire 6mm ID and 2.6mm ID
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    what weave is this?

    Could do with some more pics but I'm thinking yeah it is.
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    Dagger earring (No chainmail)

    Yep I want one too if you're happy to make em.
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    Fun picture

    Awwww Little Bit is adorable and Marvin looks a lot like my much missed Cinder.
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    Stepping Stones

    I do use 3 sizes for Stepping Stones and the weave submission has 3 but MaxumX wrote the tut with only 2. It can be made with 2 but I prefer 3 sizes. My best selling bracelet in Stepping Stones is 1.5mm wire 6mm ID, 1mm wire 3.5mm ID and for the connecting rings 0.8mm wire 2.6mm ID (the rings did end up a little larger due to springback). Those are the sizes I used in the original weave submission.
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    Fun picture

    Hahahahahahahaha Mell11 that pic is priceless. Here's my oldest kitty looking equally p***ed off. Imagine what he looked like with a Christmas hat on!!! Evil Slim will eat your soul.