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Potato Jewelry


About this design:

These all have something in common,they are made from Potato's.

Components:

Regular eating,cooking potatoes.

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Wash potatoes.Cut into pieces. Remembering they shrink 1/3
the size. With darning needle and waxed cord.
Step 2:
After you have a length of them hang horizontal and move them along the cord every day to prevent their sticking to it. Let hang where warm for one week.
Step 3:
After a week take them off the cord and paint them with any color acrylic paint.DON'T cover the needle hole.
Step 4:
When dry find a necklace you can tear apart to add colored beads to the necklace. Now string them on sinew or that stretchy fish line stuff.Though it will be heavy for that.
Step 5:
Finally seal your necklace with krylon or nail polish.Dry. Wear.


Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    These are as unique as your eggshell creations! Another amazing use of the ‘simple’ potato.
    The blue nuggets in the bottom left photo look remarkably like turquoise!

  2. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    What an intriguing idea!! I would never have guessed that potatoes were incorporated into any of these. Do you happen to have any close up pictures?

  3. Dikanogi
    Dikanogi says:

    The one I am sending now is not vwery pretty but shows the potato well.

  4. Dikanogi
    Dikanogi says:

    The black one is with my Mothers broken crystals and jet incorporatedintoitwith blackpotatoes.

    Attachment

  5. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    They are fantastic! I love off-beat components and potatoes fit the bill! This is something that would be a great project for kids. Thanks for the info and thanks for sharing. :D

  6. SYD Sydney H
    SYD Sydney H says:

    I had to THINK about these for a lo-o-ong time; finally realized that even though I don’t wear food, per se – the beetle nut is a ‘food’ over in India and I use them for jewelry. So this idea is really not out of the realm of sanity – LOL. And they are all really pretty

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