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Turquoise Inlay


About this design:

My first inlay experience. Lesson learned: don't inlay (when you have to file) on a plated piece. It turned out looking pretty cool, and the base metal was pewter, so I wasn't too worried about it. Sold at the show.

Components:

Turquoise, Plated Pewter Ring, Loctite glue (my absolute favorite!)

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  1. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    very cool and very different my little brain couldn’t even think about doing this! amazing gal!!!

  2. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Wow! It’s gorgeous!

  3. Sonja
    Sonja says:

    Gorgeous…absolutely awesome!!!!

  4. amkcreations aka Amanda
    amkcreations aka Amanda says:

    Very cool! Not at all surprised it sold. Good job!

  5. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Wow, this is very nice! I like how this turned out. It looks like it was hard to do!

  6. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    This is lovely! So glad you made a sale!

  7. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Wow! This is beautiful! I certainly see why you sold it so quickly! I’d love to try inlay – is it difficult?

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Gorgeous!

  9. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    You did a beautiful job on this design. can see why it sold so quickly!!!

  10. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    It’s not too difficult, but I need to use a pointed file tool, like a tip on the end of a dremel, so it doesn’t mar the metal setting so much.

  11. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    So very nice..

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