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Huge antique French silver and pastes Butterfly choker slide, kyratised!

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kyratango's items8 of 441Big antique 19th century Émaux Bressans locket, base metal gilt and silvered.Old brass bumblebee brooch (Meyle and Mayer???) kyratised.
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    Posted 2 years ago

    kyratango
    (441 items)

    Custom made "stone", not a true repair, I only thought this antique pastes dog collar slide (big boy... 2.6" wide, 30 grams!) needed a complement to wear it as a pendant????.
    Made with crumpled compressed tin foil adapted to the size, one layer of UV curing hard resin, colored with brown permanent marker, a thin layer of " galaxy staring" nail UV gel and finally another coat of UV resin.
    It gets in force in place and is secured from the back with small points of resin, so I can get it off with no damage to the mount if needed.
    Now looks like boulder opal ;-)

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    Comments

    1. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Aww, thank you Eileen!
      Yes old and BOLD... Ladies needed a girafe's neck to wear such a beast as a dog collar :-)) Perhaps the reason it is in as new condition...
    2. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
      Wow such talent ! It is beautiful . I hope your doing well and always love to see your creations and collection xo
    3. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Hi Kyra!!
      It's beautiful. You did a fabulous Kyratisation on this!! So happy to see you posting again!
    4. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Dear Manikin and Scott, thank you so much for your appreciation and lovely visit !
      :-D
      I hope you are as well as I am, and stay safe for this year too... this mess isn’t over yet :-(
    5. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 1 year ago
      The Cabochon that you made for this piece, but even without was still a winner. Love what you did, and I know when you create something new from a piece there is a magic there that when you are young especially, you feel top of the world. I have a whos that coming up, hope you catch it. This piece now is a true winner, no limit to your talent !~
    6. LaurenRedmond LaurenRedmond, 1 year ago
      This piece looks really big- it'd make a great statement piece, but I can't help wondering is she more of a bee shape rather than a butterfly shape?! I think it's the long body that makes me think bee but its very nice- the green eyes and the green/brown stone are great!
    7. racer4four racer4four, 1 year ago
      I so much love your improved version. A stunner and typically excellent kyratising!
    8. kyratango kyratango, 1 year ago
      Phil, thank you! It is always heartwarming to read your compliments! XO

      LaurenRedmond, thanks! It is the antennae which made me say butterfly... One or the other, I call all these critters BZZ BZZ :-D

      Karen, thanks! Right, this is only an improvement, and I too prefer it with a completed body ;-))

      Mary, thanks! Yes, it needed big beads to go with its jumbo size, lol!

      Love back to all of you, 18 BZZ BZZ lovers <3
    9. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 1 year ago
      Beautiful in everyway. You are so skilled!
    10. kyratango kyratango, 1 year ago
      Hi Elizabethan! Thank you for your lovely visit and kind compliment! :-D

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