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Offline PearlieGirl

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Looking at an old design with fresh eyes.....
« on: October 02, 2010, 03:42:43 PM »
Thought I would share a before and after....
I made this pendant last year, listed it on Etsy but let it expire when it went un-sold. I liked the original concept, felt it had a kitchy appeal but in looking back now, it really needed something more. Today I decided to grab my bottle of patina and go to work.  After the patina, I felt it still needed another pop of color, so I added a duo of wasabi colored turquoise beads.  I then gave it a less serious look by pairing it with a gunmetal ball chain. This little lesson taught me that sometimes it is good to look at things with a fresh eye...
http://www.etsy.com/listing/34065678/chopsticks-and-wasabi-vintage-dictionary




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Re: Looking at an old design with fresh eyes.....
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2010, 03:49:08 PM »
I like it!!  :)

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Re: Looking at an old design with fresh eyes.....
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2010, 04:00:59 PM »
Thanks NaLa!  I realized in going through some of my older inventory this morning, that I have some fun pieces that just need that extra twist.

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Re: Looking at an old design with fresh eyes.....
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2010, 08:00:26 PM »
I've done the same thing with a few of mine, Julie ...

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Re: Looking at an old design with fresh eyes.....
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2010, 11:10:19 PM »
LOVE the change! ^-^