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Chicken related jewelry

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by StrawberryHouseMouse, Dec 22, 2010.

  1. StrawberryHouseMouse

    StrawberryHouseMouse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2009
    Cleveland, Tennessee
    [​IMG] along with figurines I like making jewelry. Who else makes jewelry?
    Here's a couple I made tonight.
    Deviled eggs and sunny side up eggs.
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  2. ebwy2

    ebwy2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like them!
     
  3. HHandbasket

    HHandbasket The Chickeneer

    A day does not go by that I do not at LEAST make a pair of earrings. Or a bracelet. Or necklace. Or anklet. Or bookmark. Or something made of beads and findings!

    Of the few hobbies I have, I love jewelry-making the most and probably spend as much time making jewelry as I do working on my job. Pretty much any "expendable" income I get either goes into the chickens or into the bead cabinet.

    So what did you make the eggs out of? Did you use polymer clay or what?
     
  4. StrawberryHouseMouse

    StrawberryHouseMouse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2009
    Cleveland, Tennessee
    Yep I use polymer clay. I have beads and such as well, but I love making things out of clay most when it comes to my jewelry. Do you have photos of the stuff you make? I'd love to see them if you do! [​IMG]
     
  5. BantamoftheOpera

    BantamoftheOpera Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My mom has recently gotten into jewlery making. She found a rooster pendant at the fair and made it into a necklace for me. It's beautiful.[​IMG]. I love the idea of the eggs, they look great.
     
  6. HHandbasket

    HHandbasket The Chickeneer

    I wish I could find some better chicken pendants. I have two that are really small, more like a charm rather than a pendant. I picked them up at the last Gem Faire when they were in town. They're really cute & I'm kicking myself for only buying two. I found a really cool peyote stitch pattern that's a picture of a rooster crowing, and I was thinking I might make a pouch/bag out of it someday. I got some nice glass lampwork chicken beads in a bead swap earlier this year, and I'm hanging onto those to make earrings with!
     
  7. StrawberryHouseMouse

    StrawberryHouseMouse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2009
    Cleveland, Tennessee
    I planned on actually making some more jewelry. If anyone wants some feel free to send me a PM with what you would like to see.
     
  8. Schweiger

    Schweiger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I saw a man at our local Flea Market who was a native american and sold dream catchers and other "native american" stuff. Any way he had a few pairs of Gold dipped rooster spur earings. I figured it would be pretty easy to make if someone new how to attack the earing part to the spur. All you have to do to get a rooster spur off your roo is simply grab his leg, take a pair of pliers, and grab the spurs with the pliers then twist and pull. It looked like the guy had used 2 ich spurs but Iguess any size would work, or any spur for that matter, I know turkeys can get some good spurs.
     
  9. StrawberryHouseMouse

    StrawberryHouseMouse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2009
    Cleveland, Tennessee
    Quote:Could always save the rooster from some pain and make a replica spur.
     
  10. Schweiger

    Schweiger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is painless. A roosters spurs grow in layers, so when you remove the outer layer there is a smaller softer spur inside. A roosters spur is hollow because of this reason. I remove all of my roosters spurs every 6 months as this keeps the length down so that when he breeds it doesnt hurt their back. I will have to post a picture of some spurs for you all to see what I mean.
     

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