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Horse hair jewelry

About this design:

For some time, I have practiced how to work with horsehair.


Horsehair, sterling silver

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  1. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    WOW! These are fabulous pieces and the material you have used is totally unique. How did you get started with the horse hair? Do you have connections with a horse farm?

  2. Arja A
    Arja A says:

    Thank You :) . One Lady, at my work, asked if I have done anything by using horsehair. I had to say not…..hmmmm…yet ;)
    So I just needed to try this material. I do know some people who owns horses and pegged some horsehair from them.

  3. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    Stunning, I’ve seen all of your work on this gallery, and I have to say that it is all so imaginative and beautiful. I’m a real fan of your work.

  4. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Hmmmm, horsehair, never thought of making jewelry from it but boy is it pretty! LOVE it … your pieces are fantastic. SLS

  5. Arja A
    Arja A says:

    Thank you :)
    Nancy, I haven’t been here so much lately, but this is a wonderful place to share designs and get feedback. I have also found many great friends from this site :) …..I can say that everything started here!
    Shannon, fiber is fiber, and horse”fiber” really is fantastic and very environment friendly too….but it’s like memory wire, is not easy to tame.

  6. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Elegant & unusual! I love the 2 colors of horsehair, and the touch of silver puts this over the edge.

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    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    These are all beautiful pieces, Arja. I can definitely believe this is difficult material to work with! You are the only person I know who can use ANY material and turn it into stunning wearable art! Fabulous!

    I have been thinking of you lately, and have missed seeing your designs here!

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    qltldy10 says:

    Incredible! All of the pieces are just incredible! Here is a photo of my DD’s horses, you can see the colors I can get- is it mane hair or tail??

  9. Arja A
    Arja A says:

    How beautiful horses you have! These designs are made from tail hair, but can be made from mane hair too. Only the length of hairs matters. For bracelet minimum length of every hair is 40 cm (16″). Yesterday I practiced to make tassel earrings from horsehair….

  10. C Strecker
    C Strecker says:

    Do the horses mind that you are using their hair?? Just kidding! Your pieces are beautiful!

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