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Greenwoman Doll by magpie-poet
Greenwoman Doll
One of the dolls I just finished. (I had to make a few for a show next month, running behind as ever!) Thus far she's the only one to behave nicely while modeling ;) Cloth doll, wrapped joints.
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Rutilated Quartz and Garnet Autumn Vine Pendant by magpie-poet
Rutilated Quartz and Garnet Autumn Vine Pendant
I've been making things, just either too similar or too hard to photograph or gifts I never got to photograph before I gave them away.

But I liked how this one turned out so it's going up here, even as I apologize for the photo as ever. This one shows the rutile best, despite the distraction of fingers and chipped nail polish.

Rutilated quartz and rhodolite garnet in 14K gold.

This combination always leaves me torn between thinking of Persephone and Galadriel.

On etsy: www.etsy.com/listing/204374845…?
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Journal Entry: Sat Aug 2, 2014, 2:15 PM
Most of my (at this point not so)recent submissions to groups expired, I didn't close out the notifications so I could ask if the pieces weren't considered good enough or wrong folder or what, since they weren't rejected. Just ignored. But dA seems to have taken it on itself to delete those notifications. Is there a way to look up what groups a piece was submitted to but didn't get in so I can drop them a line to ask?

Alice Painted Charms by magpie-poet
Alice Painted Charms
Plain metal didn't seem to suit the alice theme, so I painted a few of the charms with a toothpick using nailpolish. (Why yes, I do have most colors of polish and have an impulse problem when it comes to hunting down the rest!) Cards are one sided, rabbits are painted on both.
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Alice in Wonderland Charms by magpie-poet
Alice in Wonderland Charms
Some of the extra charms I was debating destashing. Bought way too many in the course of my charm bracelet hunt.
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Devious Journal Entry

Journal Entry: Sat Aug 2, 2014, 2:15 PM
Most of my (at this point not so)recent submissions to groups expired, I didn't close out the notifications so I could ask if the pieces weren't considered good enough or wrong folder or what, since they weren't rejected. Just ignored. But dA seems to have taken it on itself to delete those notifications. Is there a way to look up what groups a piece was submitted to but didn't get in so I can drop them a line to ask?

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CeciliaX Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the fave ^-^
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Rhelna Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your jewellery is beautiful! I'm glad I stumbled across it!
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magpie-poet Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
:hug: Many thanks!
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PhunkyMnkCreations Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014   Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the llama :iconmonkeydanceplz:
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KenazArt Featured By Owner May 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for taking the time to fave and leave such a lovely comment on my work. I really appreciate it! :D Have some llama love <3
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magpie-poet Featured By Owner May 22, 2014
You're welcome. It's really amazing how you get such a flowy feel out of the pyrography, it seems like something that'd be so angular to work with.
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KenazArt Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the llama too! :D
Thank you, I try and work with wood that is nice and soft with little grain.. It definitely helps! :) I think the most important thing with pyrography is just good old fashioned practice.. Getting used to the tool and different techniques is so important..
I absolutely adore your hand made jewellery! It's something I've always wanted to have a go at.. Do you have any advice? :)
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magpie-poet Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
Oh gosh, I'm so still learning. Take a look at the tutorials on here, innerdiameter has a good one, I've got a tree one, and see if something appeals. And start with the softest wire you can find :) I started with half hard and don't do it! If you start getting into it, then splurge on the good tools, they're worth it.
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MorrighanGW Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the :+fav:, hon!! =D
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MorrighanGW Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the :+fav:!! =D
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