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Thread: First batch of Sarracenia jewelry!

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    My mother just surprised me with the first batch of Sarracenia jewelry. It's 99.9 pure sterling silver; it's incredibly realistic! You can see each individual vein, the ala, and the peristome! I left the camera at home, so I'll post pics monday or tuesday. If anyone is interested in them, let me know and let us know what you think when I post pictures. I plan on auctioning off some at the next charity auction. Right now they are just pure silver, but later I want to experiment with natural gemstones. She even added little silver dragonflies!

    She's gonna teach me! she said she didn't like my S. wrigleyana, what do you guys think? I'd also like to make Dionaea earing and pendants, but the traps close! Any tips on how to cut fresh traps so they won't close?

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    Sonds cool. Be sure to remember to take pictures when you get the chance!
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    For the traps, just superglue a tiny little wire or something stiff to the back and that should counteract the closing when you cut it-- Are you guys doing carbon burnout castings? Those sar.'s would be huge jewelry wouldn't they?

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    No its an old post (got kicked off cause its past page 7)

    But its Basicaly a special steal... they like make the jewlrey then cast it....

    I think.

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    It is NOT steel. It is PURE silver, it's so pure that it's purer than regular sterling silver. If you take it to a jeweler it will test positive for pure silver. When you fire it the particles fuse. It doesn't tarnish like regular silver, because it's more pure. It also comes in 22kt gold. Please don't say it's steel because it is most definately not.

    What old post?

    I've never heard of the carbon burning stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by [b
    Quote[/b] ]Those sar.'s would be huge jewelry wouldn't they?
    That'd make for some serioues bling! lol Nah, these're small crafted items... Anyone have the link to the old topic with the pictures? ::too lazy to use the search function::
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    I'm using small pitchers. I took the lid of a big pitcher and made a pendant.

    My old topic when my mom first started making things is here. sorry for the bad pics.

    Here

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    vft's dont close when i cut them... as long as its kept semi wet it will stay open.
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