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Vintaj Natural Brass Elongated Oval Cable Chain

Measurements: 11.5x6mm links

per foot: $4.70
Emerald Hand Dyed 100% Silk Ribbon 1/2"
32 inch length: $7.40

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  1. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Your cart is lovely! :)
    Can’t wait to see what you make!

  2. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I can’t justify the price so it isn’t to be. I loaded the cart and then thought about whether or not it was worth the explaining I would have to do to the boss-man and decided I would rather be able to quit my job earlier than pocket a few pretty pieces of plastic. :) I can’t wait to see what you do with yours, though!

  3. Laud
    Laud says:

    Who knew plastic could be so enticing? Maybe you could skinny-down your cart a bit and try out a few?

  4. OK Jacki
    OK Jacki says:

    They are very alluring, arent they? Beautiful !!!

  5. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    I wish I could afford some of these too, Becky! I love Ali’s earrings. I have some of the new Czech glass on the way with my egg hunting prizes. Now I am locked up in beader’s prison for the foreseeable future. ;)

  6. Asia
    Asia says:

    Love the pick, Becky, had my eyes on those beads for a while at the Etsy store, but the price ? :D

  7. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    They are pretty!

  8. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Justification for plastic costing so much is each tiny flower is handpainted….yea I cant do it either. Sigh…

  9. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I am thinking there has to be a way to rig an old “thingmaker” to melt plastic, add random dye droplets as it hardens, and turn out the perfect flowers. No? crap! (who remembers Thingmakers?)

  10. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thingmaker??? Don’t remember that. Do remember melting plastic bottles at bonfires to.hear them go “whoop whoop whoop”.

  11. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Never tried it but my best friend used to put lit firecrackers under empty tin cans and watch them launch. I was only a spectator, I swear. :) Thingmaker was I believe a Mattel toy that cooked liquid plastic/rubber into hardened wiggly shapes. You poured colored plastic into molds for flowers, bugs, dinosaurs, you name it. Some of the finished pieces even had connectors so you could put together 3-D flower, bugs, dinosaurs. :)

  12. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Eewww…I wasn’t into that. Barbie dolls, Matchbox cars, drawing(designing paper dolls/clothes) were my things.

  13. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    I had one of those plastic-hardening toys, made Creepy Crawlers! Wish I still had the metal templates….
    Becky, my dad did the same thing w/firecrackers.

  14. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    Oh my GOODNESS, Becky – put me in the’ way back machine’!! I think I still have my old Thing Maker!!!!! I’ll have to dig through a few (very) old boxes of ‘stuff’ I still have from eons ago :)
    Maybe I’ll experiment if I find the plates…:)

  15. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Lois–I would buy that from you if you sell… :)

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